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Shenandoah River Trail Running

Half Marathon and 5 mile Events
Shenandoah River State Park - Sunday, September 8th, 2024
Maps Coming Soon

REV3Endurance is pleased to bring back the Shenandoah River Trail Runs.  This is a fun race that combines beautiful scenery along the Shenandoah River. Participants will travel on foot (running or walking) 5 or 13 miles via well marked trail at Shenandoah River State Park. The estimated time to finish is 1-4 hours. We have a great course for you to run and navigate your way around in an awesome area along the Shenandoah River and Andy Guest State Park. We’ll host the race out at Downriver Canoe Company in Bentonville, VA.  Parking will be walking distance from the race the event starting line.

Race Location

  • Race Packet Pickup/Pre-Race Brief: Downriver Canoe Company at REV3Endurance Trailer

  • Race Start/Finish: Downriver Canoe Company at the REV3Endurance Trailer

  • Sponsored by Virginia State Parks

  • Downriver Canoe Company - 844 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610

The start and finish area is located at Downriver Canoe Company at the REV3Endurance Trailer next to Shenandoah River State Park. All racers should show up and check-in at least one hour before their race and attend the pre-race meeting before the race starts.

Race Estimated Distance - Race Map

Short Course 5 mile trail run

Long Course 13.3 mile trail run

Registration Fees

5 Mile

  • $45.00 until July 30, 2024

  • $55.00 until registration closes at September 4, 2024

Half Marathon

  • $75.00 until July 30, 2024

  • $85.00 until registration closes at midnight September 5, 2024

(All registration after 14 Days prior to the race are not guaranteed a race shirt!!)

Race Start Location

Downriver Canoe Company - 844 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA 22610

Race Schedule of Events

**Early packet pick-up is Saturday, September 7th, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Downriver Canoe Company** 

Race Day Itinerary - Sunday, September 8th, 2024 
8:30 am - 9:30 am: Race packet pickup at Downriver Canoe Company
9:45 am: Pre-race brief
10:00 am: Race starts at Downriver Canoe Company
3:00 pm: All Racers off the course
Awards -  (Rolling Awards)

Race Packet Pickup

Packet pickup location will be at Down River Canoe Company for Race Day Pick-up. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed for each racer.  You will get your bib number, race t-shirt and review course map at packet pick-up. 

Fun things to do in Warren County

Discover Front Royal, Virginia (Lodging Options)

Shenandoah River State Park has cabins & camping spots as lodging options.
Low Water Bridge Campground is walking distance from the starting line at Down River Canoe Company. 

Post-Race Food

Food will be served during the award ceremony after the race.  REV3 will be offering sweet and salty snacks and beverages to the racers at the finish line.


Unofficial results will be announced post-race with rolling awards and official results will be posted to our web site 24–48 hours after the event.


Awards: Top three in each category


  • Male - under 21, 22-35, 36-50 and 51+

  • Female - under 21, 22-35, 36-50 and 51+


links to Mandatory Race Forms

Photos - Link

2023 Photo Link

Race Cancellation

If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened.


Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race?

Send an email to Nick with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved at the race.

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