The inaugural Hancock Marathon was another great day for running! The second annual race is set for Tuesday October 1, 2019 at Hancock, MD. This race uses the scenic C&O Canal Towpath for the course. The marathon starts at 8:00AM, and the half marathon starts at 8:15AM.
This race will be the fourth event in the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series. The other events in the Series are the Cross County Trail Marathon and Half, the C&O Marathon and Half, the Eastern Panhandle Marathon and Half, and the GAP Trestles Marathon and Half. In order, the series races take place in VA, DC, WV, MD, and PA. Run one, some, or all the Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series races.
The image above is a view of the course looking west from near the race start/finish which is 200 feet south of C&O Bicycle at 9 S Pennsylvania Avenue Hancock, MD 21750. The entire scenic course can be viewed at maps.google.com since the C&O Towpath has been street view mapped. A link to a spot not too far from the race start/finish can be viewed at this link.