Chessie Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K
Running: Half Marathon, 5K, Marathon
October 19th, 2019
The Chessie Trail Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K is a Running race in Lexington, Virginia consisting of a Half Marathon, 5K, Marathon.
Run The Chessie!
Run one of the most spectacular rail-trails east of the Mississippi! The seven-mile Chessie Trail, situated at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, parallels the scenic Maury River and connects historic Lexington, Virginia, with the boom-town community of Buena Vista.
The smooth gravel and grass trail runs along the former Chesapeake and Ohio rail line and parts of the earlier James and Kanawha Canal towpath. You'll run through an ever-changing landscape along the wild Maury River, through farmland and leafy autumn canopies, past ruins of massive stone locks and dams. View wildlife from fish and ducks to rabbits, wild turkeys, and evenKeep Reading
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