Babcock Gristmill Grinder

Half Marathon, 5K

Event Date

Sat, Apr 18, 2015


Danese, WV

About This Activity

Our Spring run at Babcock, the Gristmill Grinder has become such a favorite we are already excited about our 2015 event! Enjoy the beautiful overlooks, rhododendron tunnels, waterfalls, cliffs, bridges and always amazing scenery. This run filled 3 months before the race last year -  

So, what are you waiting for? Reserve your spot today- this run will have only 300 slots, and fill quickly.  Babcock is Almost Heaven! See you in April--

Event details and schedule

Babcock Gristmill Grinder Event Schedule

Packet pickup:

Friday evening in Fayetteville, WV @ Waterstone Outdoors from 5-7pm

Saturday morning at the Start/ Finish Line, Sugar Creek Picnic Area from 8-9:15am

Directions to Finish area:

Enter Babcock State Park from Route 41 at the main entrance. Continue straight toward the Gristmill. Go past the Mill and on toward Sugarcamp Picnic Area. Packet pickup from 8-9:15 and Race will start at 10:00. The Walk will start at 10:10. There is a NEW playground here for the little ones!!


This is spring in the mountains! Along with beautiful changing leaves you can also expect cool weather. Actually the average weather in April here can be anything so keep an eye on forecasts and pack accordingly. We will update you as we are close to the day.

Lodging and more info:

Lodging is available at the park with cabins and camping. There are many other options as well in the area. For more info go to our site, we have links to some of our recommended partners.

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