Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Half Marathon 2019

About

We are headed into our fourth year of the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Half Marathon and the first three years have been a ton of fun!  If you haven’t come out before, you are missing out on gorgeous trails, epic water crossings, hoodies, mega finisher’s medals, bumper stickers, fun prizes, great food and beer!  What better way to enjoy a mid-winter day!  This will again be race #2 in the Trivium Running Series, and the first event in the Triad Mega Medal Series.

 

Details

When and Where

Sunday February 24th, 2019

Northeast Park
3421 Northeast Park Drive
Gibsonville , NC 27249

Parking

Parking will be available in various parking lots around the park, except for the one at the pool. Volunteers will be able to direct you to parking on race day.

Schedule of Events

Early Packet Pick-Up: Friday, February 22nd
Race Day: Sunday, February 24th
  • Packet Pickup: 7:45 am – 9:15 am
  • Race Start: 9:30 am
  • 8.3 mile cutoff (second time crossing the creek): 12:00 pm
  • Awards: Approximately 12:30 pm
  • Course Closes: 1:15 pm

Entry Fees

Type Until October 31st Until December 31st Through Race Day
Half $55 $60 $65
Half (Economy Package)* $43 $43 $48
Virtual Race** $32 $32 $32

* The cost of racing is going up for everyone (both racers and race directors). We want to make sure every one of our races is accessible to every athlete.  If you are not interested in a medal, custom bib, or race hoodie, please select the Economy Package to still have an amazing race experience at a much reduced cost without all the goodies!

**Want to complete the whole Mega Medal, but going to miss one of the races? Select the Virtual Race option and complete the race distance on your own time. Send us confirmation that you did so by race day and we will have your race packet (shirt, medal, and bib) available for pick up after race day!

What You Get With Your Registration

  • Chip Timing with live results
  • WTF 13.1 Bumper Sticker
  • Custom race hoodie (not guaranteed if you register less than 2 weeks before the race) (2018 shown)

  • Post Race food and a beer
  • Points towards the Trivium Running Race Series
  • WTF 13.1 Finishers Medal
    • This race is race number 1 in the Trivium Medal Series.  If you complete all 4 races you will receive a finishers medal as well!  All five medals will fit together to make one giant Trivium Medal!

Awards

  • Awards for top three overall males and females.
  • Awards for top three males and females in the following age groups –
    • 14 & under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+
  • Special points for those competing as part of a select Running Club or Corporate Team (make sure to register as part of that team so you get the points!)

Maps

Course Maps

    Half Marathon Course

    The course starts out with a short section on road to allow runners to spread out. The rest of the course consists of hiking trail terrain.  While the majority of the trail is wide and extremely well maintained, there are some spots that are not used often and will have a rougher terrain to them.

    Waterstop 1: Mile 3.1 – water/gatorade
    Watersrop 2: Mile 4.8 – water/gel
    Waterstop 3: Mile 8.3 – water/gel
    Waterstop 4: Mile 9.9 – water/gatorade
    Note: If there are heavy rains leading up to the event and the stream crossing is closed, a three loop alternative course will be ready to go.
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    PDF of Map – please click link below

    Course Map

Photos

Photos

         

Rules

Rules & Guidelines

In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined. Information will be available on the race website.

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason will be issued for this event within 30 days of the event start date. Earlier than 30 days before the event, a request may be made for a 50% refund (this will be 50% of entry fee, excluding any processing fees). Entries CANNOT be transferred or deferred to another event or year. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to this refund policy. To request a refund, please contact us on our Contact page and select “Registration” as the reason for your message.

Transfer policy: Entries can be transferred to another individual for a $5 transfer fee. T-shirt size will not be changeable. Entries CANNOT be transferred or deferred to another event or year. To request a transfer, please contact us on our Contact page and select “Registration” as the reason for your message.