Date/time: Saturday, October 7 (Day 1 of the Appalachian Series), 7:30AM EDT
Location: Bluefield City Park, 1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield VA/WV
GPS coordinates: N37.24891, W81.24542
Packet pickup: Friday, October 6, 4-6PM, Bluefield City Park, Bluefield. Late registration and packet pickup are also available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Course description: Out and back (2.184 miles total); paved road, some hills. NOTE: Course begins in West Virginia and ends in Virginia; same course will be used for day 1 and day 2.
Number of laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)
Group dinner: Free pasta dinner during packet pickup, Bluefield (Lotito) Park; October 6, 4-6 PM.
Area hotels (*NOTE: The same hotel may be used for both VA and WV races):
Quality Hotel and Conference Center, 3350 Big Laurel Hwy (US Rte 52 and 460 Bypass), Bluefield WV, 304-325-6170.
Comfort Inn Bluefield, 38769 Governor GC Peery Hwy (Us 19/460 West), Bluefield VA, 276-326-3688.
Other accommodations may be found by Googling.
Visit the City of Bluefield website for maps, directions, and information about the park and surrounding area.