The Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races 8/10/2019 brings trail runners to the park each August for a tough half marathon or a beautiful 5K race on shaded woodland trails. All proceeds benefit the park through the Watoga State Park Foundation. Come run our beautiful trails, meet friendly volunteers, and win prizes!

Runners on the Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Half Marathon course

2019 Registration Form Download

2019 Official Sign Up Site

Which race for you? See course description links below, featuring new 3D interactive course maps!

Both races start and finish at the Beaver Creek Campground in Watoga State Park

Age Groups: 14 and under, 15 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, and 70 +

Timing by Appalachian Timing Group

Awards for each race: 1st & 2nd overall, male and female, plus 1st & 2nd in each age group, male and female. Finisher’s medal for half marathon challenge.

Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races Half Marathon

Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races 5K

Watoga Mountain Trail Challenge Races Resources Links

Half Marathon 
WatogaHalfMarathonGpx File Download
Watoga5KGpx File Download
Watoga Trail Races FaceBook
Race Directions