Sat October 5, 2019 Fort Payne, AL US 35967-7138 Directions
Welcome to the Little River Canyon

Half Marathon

8:00AM CDT
Little River Canyon Center
472 Alabama Highway 35
Fort Payne, AL US 35967-7138

8th Annual
Little River Canyon Half Marathon
October 5, 2019 ~ 8:00am
Fort Payne, AL

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Race Information:
Fort Payne, AL
- Jacksonville State University and the Little River Canyon Center is pleased to announce its 8th annual half marathon set to be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019.  Possibly one of the most scenic half marathons in the country, the certified course loops 13.1 miles on paved roads, starting and ending at the Little River Canyon Center.

The race starts at 8:00 am, the first five miles of the run will follow the Little River Canyon National Preserve's scenic and sometimes challenging rim of the canyon, as the remainder winds through gently rolling farm country including Randy Owen Drive and his famous Tennessee River Music Hereford and Angus cattle ranch. Randy and Kelly Owen are often on hand at the 6 and 8 mile water station pitching Fig Newtons, energy Gu and drinks.  
The half marathon will feature water stations, music, law enforcement, shirts, trophies, finishing metals, and much more.

Proceeds go to outdoor education programs and local conservation efforts at Little River Canyon.

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Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Friday, October 4, 2019 from: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Little River Canyon Center

Saturday, October 5, 2019:
Little River Canyon Center
7:00am – Packet Pickup and Late Registration Opens
8:00am – Half Marathon Starts
11:00am – Awards Ceremony

Race & Pre-Race Location:
Little River Canyon Center
472 Alabama 35
Corner of Alabama 35 and Little River Canyon Parkway
Fort Payne, AL 35967
For most GPS device use address 472 Alabama Highway 35 Fort Payne, AL 35967-7138 or GPS Coordinates: 34.399166, - 85.633840
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Course Map:
Online Half Marathon Course Map [Click Here]
USATF Certified PDF Course Map [Click Here]
Half Marathon Elevations [Click Here]

Half Marathon Run Entry Fee:
$50 prior to September 20th (mail-in)
$50 prior to October 5th (
$70 day of race (October 6th)
“Late registrations and race day registrations are not guaranteed a t-shirt”

Download PDF Application [Click Here]
Checks may be made out to the “JacksonvilleState University Little River Canyon Half Marathon” and mailed to Jacksonville State University Environmental Policy and Information Center JSU McClellan Center 100 Gamecock Dr. Anniston, AL 36205. Please complete the registration form including details about your expected shirt size and please understand that one will be available to pre-registered participant. Race day shirts will be available on a limited, first come and first served basis. Those who register after September 20th will not be guaranteed shirt size. For sponsorship opportunities and more information, please contact Little River Canyon Center by calling 256-845-3548.

Half Marathon – Awards
Overall Male / Female
Overall Male / Female Master (40+)
Overall Male / Female Grand Master (50+)
10 Year Age Groups 0-19 thru 69 Male / Female

Proceeds go to outdoor education programs and local conservation efforts.
Register online 

For sponsorship opportunities and more information, please call Little River Canyon Center 256-845-3548

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