Morgantown Adventure Sport Series is Here!
That's right! You may have heard rumors but I'm now going to make it official.
2010 will be the first year for the Morgantown Adventure Sport Series (MASS) brought to you by the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and our title sponsor Dynamic Physical Therapy. This new race series will consist of six events revolving around outdoor fun, adventure, and fitness.
Mountain Duathlon April 10th
Description- This event will consist of a 2-mile trail run, 8-mile mountain bike, and a second 2-mile trail run done back-to-back on the trails of Coopers Rock State Forest.
Get Lost! Orienteering Competition April 25th
Description- Competitors will have a maximum of four hours to use a map, compass, and their sense of adventure to collect up to 30 checkpoints placed throughout Coopers Rock State Forest. Think of this event as a trail run with a mission!
Friendship Hill 5-Mile Trail Run May 1st
Description- Runners will enjoy a beautiful 5-mile long course through a National Historic Site located 10 minutes north of Morgantown.
Big Bear Off-Road Triathlon August 22nd
Description- Multisport athletes will tackle a challenging course consisting of a 1500 meter open water swim, 25-mile mountain bike, and 10K run on the epic trail systems at Big Bear Lake near Hazelton, WV.
Coopers Rock Stump Jump! 10K Trail Run September 4th
Description- Runners will blaze through the woods in an off-road scramble through Coopers Rock State Forest.
Deckers Creek Adventure Race October 3rd
Description- The classic semi-urban adventure race will be held for its 4th year in downtown Morgantown. This race pits teams of three against multiple challenges while paddling, rappelling, biking, running, and crawling over a three hour period.
Competitors can compete for awards at each individual event and also earn performance based points over multiple events towards placing for series awards at the end of the year.