Chessie Trail Marathon

Lexington, VA, USAOctober 26, 2024
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​​Run America’s most spectacular rail trail! The Chessie Nature Trail was voted one of the top three recreational trails in the nation in 2023. 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, flat, and fast, gravel and grass trail runs along the former Chesapeake and Ohio rail line and parts of the earlier James and Kanawha Canal towpath. Source

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When is the 2024 Chessie Trail Marathon?

The 2024 Chessie Trail Marathon will be held on Saturday October 26, 2024.

Is the Chessie Trail Marathon a Boston Marathon Qualfier?

Yes, the Chessie Trail Marathon is an official Boston Marathon qualifier.

What is the time limit for the Chessie Trail Marathon?

The time limit for the Chessie Trail Marathon is 7 hours.

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Historical Weather

RunScore
Run Score: 9
Temp
55°F
Min/Max
42°/55°F
Dew
39°F
Days of Rain
1/5
Wind
7mph
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YearConditionsLow / HighRainRunScore
2023
clear-day
31°/ 60°-
Run Score: 9
2022
cloudy
45°/ 53°-
Run Score: 9
2021
cloudy
49°/ 54°Light
Run Score: 9
2019
clear-day
41°/ 56°-
Run Score: 9
2018
cloudy
43°/ 54°-
Run Score: 8