At this time, the Dahlgren Heritage Rail Trail 50km and 3 H Half-Marathon will be held as scheduled on August 1, 2020. We are waiting until May 15, 2020 to see the state of the world before making any other decision. Keep running and training.
There is a separate race information for the 3 H Trail Half-Marathon.
Saturday August 1, 2020 - 6:30 AM
Race is limited to 200. Parking is at the Rt 605 Trailhead. Please Carpool and arrive early. Lot opens at 5am.
Rt 605 Trailhead on Dahlgren Rail Heritage Trail, King George, VA - 10431 Bloomsbury Rd - King George VA 22485
15 years and older
Wal-Mart - 15.5 miles - 10:30am
Panorama - 18.5 miles - 11:30am
Indiantown - 22.9 miles - 12:30pm
Comorn - 27.0 miles - 1:30pm
Finish - 31.0 miles - 2:30pm
Driving Directions to Reach Crew Accessible Aid Stations
All runners must check in at the start line on Saturday Morning
Runner numbers will be recored at Wal-Mart and Indiantown Rd. Make sure your number is recorded upon arrival.
If you drop, you must turn your number in at the next aid station on the trail.
A runner will be financially responsible for any search and rescue if they fail to follow tracking procedures.
Until May 31, 2020 - $75
June 1 to June 30, 2020 - $85
July 1 to July 29, 2020 - $95
After July 29, 2020 - $100
Short Sleeve Technical T-shirt, Finisher's Award, Post Race Burgers.
As supplies last, the finisher's awards are a hat, glass or medal. In the past couple of years, we have run out of medals. So, if you want a medal as your finisher's award, make sure you check the appropriate box on the entry form or indicate as part of the on-line registration. We will hold your requested medal for when you finish.
Overall - Top Three Males and Females - Cash ($200, $100, $50)
Course Record Bonuses - First male finishing faster than 3:10:26 and first female finishing faster than 3:39:26 - Cash $100
Age Groups - 19 & under, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over - Top Man and Woman, including the top three finishers - Rail Spike
Manual timing provided by Race Timing Unlimited. Gun times will be recorded. All awards are based on Gun Time.
from Fredericksburg 9 miles east on Rt 3. Turn left on Bloomsbury Rd (Rt 605). Trailhead is 1.5 miles on the right. Parking at the trailhead is limited, please carpool and arrive early. Lot opens at 5am.
Holiday Inn Express - 540-625-2034
Quality Inn - 540-663-3060
Hampton Inn - 540-625-2333
Country Inn and Suites - 540-644-1500
Courtyard Fredericksburg - 540-373-8300
Hilton Garden - 540-548-8822
Hampton Inn - 540-786-5530
Will be available at Rt 605 Trailhead on July 31 only. No fires, no electricity and no running water. Porta Pots available. Anything outside of your car will need to be moved by 5am to allow for parking.
All Course related information
Out and back on Dahlgren Rail Heritage Trail from mile post 0 to just past mile post 15.5.
Link to trail website with trail and area maps, permit requirements for training use. DHRT is a private trail and a permit must be granted for pre race training.
Road Map with Hotel, Restaurant, Start/Finish and Crew Location
Early Registration closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday July 29, 2020. After that time, registrations will only be accepted at trail briefs.
Mandatory Trail Briefs - Each runner must attend one of three trail briefs. After the brief, you can pick up your race number and T-shirt or register for the race. Trail brief will be about 15 minutes.
Trail Brief - Thursday July 30, 2020 (6:30pm) - River Rock Outfitter 215 William Street in Fredericksburg
Trail Brief - Friday July 31, 2020 (5pm) - Rt 605 Trailhead
Race Day Brief - Saturday August 1, 2020 (6am) - Rt 605 Trailhead. Pick up you race number and shirt, starting at 5:30am.
Email: email@example.com, phone: 540-310-4803
Lists of Course Records, fastest runners and all finishers of first 11 years.