Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Half Marathon and 5 Mile 2022

About

We are headed into lucky year seven of the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Half Marathon! We have decided to make it a bit more fun and add a 5 mile non-rivercrossing event too!  This race could be anything.  It has been 85 degrees and bone dry and it has been 35 degrees, extremely slippery trails and the rivercrossing uncrossable.  Lean into it, have fun and just say WTF!

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.

 

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Record Holders:

 

We also invite you to check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/wtfhalf.

Details

When and Where

Sunday February 27th, 2022

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 Pickup, February 26th, 2022
  • Location and time TBD

There will not be any early packet pick up this year due to the number of registrants and the self check-in style packet pick up on race day.

Race Day: Sunday, February 27th
  • Packet Pickup: 7:45 am – 9:15 am
  • Race Start – 9:30 am (both 5 mile and Half Marathon)
  • 8.3 mile cutoff (2nd creek crossing): 11:50 pm
  • Course Closes: 1:15 pm

Entry Fees

Get a $25 refund on your registration fee if you get 5 friends to register using your unique referral link (emailed to you after you register)!

Event Early Bird (until 9/01) Through 1/05 Through Race Day
Half Marathon $60 $65 $70
Half Marathon Economy $43 $43 $48
5 Mile $40 $45 $50
5 Mile Economy  $35 $35 $38
Virtual $32 $32 $32 (No registration after 2/25)

 

* 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 are 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

Economy Registration

Regular Registration

  • Chip Timing with live results
  • WTF 13.1 Bumper Sticker
  • Custom race hoodie
  • Post Race food and a beer
  • Points towards the Trivium Running Race Series
  • WTF 13.1 Finishers Medal
    • This race is race #1 in the Trivium Mega Medal Series.  This yearwe are excited about the Olympic year. Our 6 medals series allows you to experience the Olympics by creating your own Olympic Rings!

 

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+
  • Top 3 overall male and female Ruckers (See ruck rules by clicking here)
    • Ruckers will be pre-weighed prior to the race.
      • Ruckers Under 150 lbs must have a backpack with 20 lbs
      • Ruckers Over 150 Lbs must have a backpack with 30 lbs
  • 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.

    PDF of Map – please click link below

    Course Map

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.