Hatfield and McCoy Races

Sat June 8, 2024 South Williamson, KY 41503 US Directions
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Additional race information can be found at https://hatfieldmccoymarathontvrrc.com/.

Place

Food City
28093 Thompson Plaza
South Williamson, KY US 41503

Description

Hello, 2024 participants!

We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary of the Hatfield McCoy Marathon! We are happy to open this year’s registration with a few continued changes for the 2024 race. Here are some changes we are keeping to make this year’s race a blast for everyone!

·       We are back at Food City for the start of the race. We are thankful to work with Belfry High School to have us start the race from there last year.

·        The race and our volunteers will continue to work together to make this the best experience worthwhile for everyone.

·        If you have any questions, please contact us at tvrrc@yahoo.com, our facebook page, @hatfieldmccoymarathon, and our website, https://hatfieldmccoymarathontvrrc.com/

Thank you!

We will see you on June 8, 2024!

Hatfield McCoy Marathon

Race Weekend Information

Welcome to Hatfield McCoy Marathon! We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary! We want everyone to experience everything Hatfield McCoy during race weekend on June 7-8, 2024. All races on Saturday, June 8, 2024. We will return at the race's start for the Marathon/Blackberry Half at Food City. No change for the start for the River Road Half in Matewan and the Jeannie Rivard 5k in Downtown Williamson.

Below, we have more information for race weekend.

Packet Pickup/Registration/Expo - Friday, June 07, 2024

June 07, 2024, 2-8 PM
All Participants-Belfry High School (27678 US 119 Belfry, Kentucky) 

Preregistered  participants may pick up their bib and shirt at until 8 PM
Registrants may register online using their personal mobile devices. No mobile registration devices will be available at the packet pickup location. Volunteers will be available to assign bibs and issue shirts.

Pasta Dinner: 2pm-7pm
Devil Anse and Randall McCoy will be there to greet everyone

Day of Race - June 08, 2024

***5K-Start at 7:45 AM in Williamson, WV and Finish in Williamson, WV (Community Trust Bank Drive Thru ( 101 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV 25661) 

Preregistered participants may pick up their bib and shirt at the finish line area in Williamson, WV until 7:30 AM-NO EXCEPTIONS 

Registrants may register online using their personal mobile devices until 7:20 AM. No mobile registration devices will be available at the race location. 

Volunteers will be available to assign bibs and issue shirts at the finish line area in Williamson, KY until 7:30 AM-NO EXCEPTIONS

***Marathon and Blackberry Mountain Half Marathon- will start at Food City (28093 Thompson Plaza, South Williamson, KY 41503) at 7:00 AM 

Blackberry Mountain Half Finish in Matewan, WV, and Marathon Finish in Williamson, WV

Preregistered participants may pick up their bib at the starting line area at Food City until 6:40 AM-NO EXCEPTIONS (Shirts can be picked up in Downtown Williamson finish line)

Registrants may register online using their personal mobile devices until 6:30 AM. No mobile registration devices will be available at the race location. Volunteers will be available to assign bibs and issue shirts at the finish line area in Williamson, WV until 6:30 AM-NO EXCEPTIONS

NOTE THAT THESE EVENTS WILL START AT Food City in South Williamson, KY AT 7:00 AM  BE AWARE OF SHUTTLE SCHEDULE

***River Road Half Marathon-Start at 7:30 AM in Matewan, WV and Finish in Williamson, WV

Preregistered participants may pick up their bib at the start/finish line area in Matewan, WV until 7:10 AM-NO EXCEPTIONS (Shirts can be picked up in Downtown Williamson finish line)

Registrants may register online using their personal mobile devices until 7:00 AM. No mobile registration devices will be available at the race location. Volunteers will be available to assign bibs and issue shirts at the start/finish line in Matewan, WV (City Hall, 306 McCoy Alley, Matewan, WV, 25678) until 7:10 AM-NO EXCEPTIONS

NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL START IN MATEWAN, WV AT 7:30 AM  

BE AWARE OF THE SHUTTLE SCHEDULE  

Transportation
SHUTTLE BUSES FOR 2ND HALF,  RIVER ROAD COURSE to Matewan start
 

               1) Buses will be lined up in front of Truist Bank in Downtown Williamson (Address -Truist Bank, 250 E 2nd Ave)

              2) Be there at 6:20am 

              3) Bus leaves for Matewan, WV at 6:30am 

SHUTTLE BUSES to Marathon, and Blackberry Half start

              Buses will travel through Downtown Williamson stopping at these locations (5am - 6:30am) 

              1)  Truist Bank (Address - BB&T Bank, 250 E 2nd Ave)

              2) Hurley Drug (3rd ave and Logan St) The address for Hurley Drug is 210 Logan St, Williamson, WV, 25661) 

              3) Second Ave and Harvey St 

                 (7Eleven gas station - 11 W 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV) 

SHUTTLE Buses from Matewan to Food City - Blackberry Half and Marathon start
             
1) Meet at the Matewan Depot Replica  Welcome Center and 

              Museum, (Address - 328 WV-49, Matewan, WV) 

             2) Be there at 5:45am 

             3) Bus leaves for Food City at 6:00am 

POST-RACE SHUTTLE BUSES
1) Bus to Matewan (3rd ave and Logan St - Hurley Drug - 210 Logan St, Williamson, WV, 25661)  
2) Bus to Downtown Williamson from Matewan (Meet at the Matewan Depot Replica Welcome Center and Museum, (Address - 328 WV-49, Matewan, WV)
 

ADDITIONAL SHUTTLE INFORMATION  

Parking is NOT permitted at the race start.  

All participants should park in or near the town of Williamson and catch a shuttle to Food City (Marathon/Blackberry Half) or Shuttle to Matewan for River Road Half

Participants from the Blackberry Half will be shuttled back to Williamson. Meet at the Mine War Museum (401 Mate St, Matewan, WV 25678) for shuttles in Matewan. 

Shuttles will also take runners to shower locations. Meet at 3rd Ave and Logan St (Hurley Drug Store) in Downtown Williamson

Race Day Fees (Register and packet pickup right across Starters Restaurant - 116 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV 25661)

$110 for Full 

$100 for River Road and Blackberry Halfs

$35 5K 

Gear Check/Gear check drop-off/pickup will be available during Race day packet pickup locations below:

Marathon/Blackberry Half
1) Community Trust Bank, Downtown Williamson (101 E 2nd Ave, Williamson, WV 25661)
2) Food City (28093 Thompson Plaza, South Williamson, KY 41503)

River Road Half
1) Matewan City Hall (306 McCoy Alley, Matewan, WV,  25678) 

Porta Potties/Rest rooms:

Marathon/BB Mountain Half
- Mile 4 (Hardy Park)
- Mile 7.5 (Top of Blackberry Mountain)

- Mile 8.5 (Hog Trial Site)

- Mile 11.70 (Hatfield McCoy Park)

- Mile 13 (Matewan finish line)

- Mile 19.40 (Sprigg Bridge)

- Mile 23 (Junk Yard)

- Mile 24 East Point Church

- Mile 26 Inside Dairy Queen

River Road

- Mile 6 (Sprigg Bridge)

- Mile 10 (Junk Yard)

- Mile 11 East Point Church

- Mile 13 Inside Dairy Queen

5K

- Mile 2.5 Dairy Queen

SHOWER LOCATIONS: 

1) City Gym (99 3rd ave, Williamson, WV) 

AID STATION LOCATIONS:  

1) Matewan at City Hall 

2) At the swinging bridge at the Tug Valley Country Club Golf Course 

3) Downtown Williamson at Community Trust Bank 

WATER STOP LOCATIONS: There are 26 water stops along the course - Fully stocked with water, Gatorade, fruit and other items 

1) Toler Bridge   

2) Hardy Church   

3) Above Hardy @35mph sign   

4) Above Mud Lick @ truck entrance   

5) Tim Hatfield's Mom's House   

6) Right Turkey Toe   

7) Top of Blackberry Mtn   

8) Foot of Blackberry Mtn  

9) Randy Farley's House   

10) Wide spot by Peterfork   

11) McCarr Park Allburn Hollow   

12) Matewan Half Finish line   

13) Matewan Half Finish line 2  

14) Mouth of River Road    

15) River Road (CAMPSITE)

16) River Road   

17) River Road   

18) River Road   

19) Golf course bridge   

20) Sprigg Bridge   

21) Ester Estepp's driveway (Burnwell Church)

22)  West Body Shop   

23) Junk Yard   

24) Church  

25) Leckieville Freewell Baptist  Church   

26) Dairy Queen    

Timing and Results Plan

2024 Timing/Scoring Provided by The Appalachian Timing Group!

Results will be posted to both RunSignUp.com and APTiming.com

Live Results/Updates will be challenging (specifically the halfway split of the Marathon and The Blackberry Half Marathon) due to the limited cell coverage in the area around Matewan, WV and South Williamson, KY. 

The following is our projected schedule of results post times for each event based on the information stated above. Please note that we will post as able dependent on cell coverage/access to our decoders that transmit the times remotely. 

  • 5K start and finish in Williamson, WV (7:45AM Start) - Preliminary results to be posted live via RunSignUp
  • Marathon start and finish in South Williamson, KY and finish in Williamson, WV (7:00AM Start) - Preliminary results to be posted live via RunSignUp
  • River Road Half Marathon start in Matewan, WV and finish in Williamson, WV   (7:30 AM Start) - Start posting preliminary results at 9:30 AM
  • Blackberry Mountain Half Marathon start at Food City in South Williamson, KY and finish in Matewan, WV  (7:00 AM Start) - Start posting preliminary results at 9:30 AM

Awards Format

 

Hatfield McCoy 2023 Races Awards Format

Marathon-Blackberry Mountain Half-River Road Half-5K

Overall

M/F

3 Deep

 

Age Groups

M/F

3 Deep

1-14

15-19

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-54

55-59

60-64

65-69

70-74

75-79

80-84

85+

 

RRCA West Virginia Marathon State Championship

M/F

1 Deep

O/A

Master

Grandmaster

Senior Grandmaster

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