Haulin’ in the Holler 50k / 25k / 5k

Unfortunately, this event is no longer offered. Please visit our race page for a list of currently available races.

Eleanor Park
Eleanor, WV
March 23rd, 2019
Start: 6:00 am

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other race related changes, the 2021 Haulin’ in the Holler is cancelled. We look forward to seeing you next year, March 2022, for an new race experience.

“Your biggest challenge isn’t someone else. It’s the ache in your lungs and the burning in your legs, and the voice inside you that yells CAN’T, but you don’t listen. You just push harder … and then you hear the voice whisper can. And you discover that the person you thought you were is no match for the one you really are.”


Registration opens October 1st, 2019. Preregistration only online or by print, no race day registration except for the Kids Fun Run. All participants in the 50k must be 18 years or older. A refund of the registration price or the 50k/25k/5k minus $10 is available until October 18th, 2020. Race shirts are not included in the registration price, see the Packet Pick Up section below for more information.

Price Registration Dates
50k 25k 5k From Until
$55 $40 $30 Open: Oct. 1st, 2019 Aug. 29th, 2020
$65 $50 $35 Aug. 30th, 2020 Oct. 24th, 2020
$80 $65 $45 Oct. 25th, 2020 Close: Nov. 6th, 2020
Kids Fun Run Race Day Registration
$8 Open: Oct. 1st, 2020 Nov. 13th, 2020

Packet Pick Up

Race shirts are not included in the registration price of the 5k/25k/50k. There is an option to purchase a race shirt at any time before October 24th, 2020. Shirts are not guaranteed after this date. Shirts are included for the Kid’s Fun Run and will be available on race day.

Race Price Shirt
5k $10 Tri-blend t-shirt
25k $15 Short sleeve Patagonia
50k $20 Long sleeve Patagonia

Receive your race pack including bib number, food items, club information, and more at the following locations and times.

Location Date / Time
Concession stand in Eleanor Park Friday
Concession stand in Eleanor Park Saturday

Start Times

Participants must report to the start line 15 minutes prior to the start of the race for a pre-race briefing. For the 50K race there is a liberal 10 hour cutoff

Race Start Time
25k 6:00 am
50k 7:00 am
5k 11:00 am
Kids Fun Run 10:15 am


Awards are handmade wood items from the boy scouts Troop 164. All participants receive a finisher award.

Category Male and Female
50k 25k / 5k Number of Places
Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd
14 and younger 1st
15-19 1st
20-29 1st
18-29 1st
30-39 1st
40-49 1st
50-59 1st
60+ 1st
Special Awards 50k / 25k / 10k
Athena (women over 150lbs.) 1st
Clydesdale (men over 200lbs.) 1st
Active Military 1st
Veteran 1st
Finisher Award All Participants


There is free camping in the Eleanor Park for the night before and after the race. Camping is primitive, but there are bathrooms and there’s plenty of space.

Suggested Lodging
Name Distance From Race Information
Eleanor Park Free camping inside park Camping
Trip Advisor Hotels 5+ miles Hotels


A post race meal is offered to registered runners. There will be a variety of soups, crackers, fruit, cookies, etc.

Meal Time
Post Race 10:30 am

Additional Information


We are always looking for volunteers to assist at our races. If you are interested, please read the list of volunteer role descriptions on the Volunteer Page and click below to volunteer at the Haulin’ in the Holler 50k/25k/5k!

Charity Organization

A portion of the proceeds from this race go to support BSA Troop 164 from Eleanor, WV. This troop helps maintain the trail system used for Haulin’ in the Holler.


We would like to thank the following sponsors for assistance in producing this amazing race!