The race web page is http://altisendurance.com/events/cumberland-co-towpath-marathon-and-half-marathon
Local time: 3:53 AM
The event will use 3.28 miles of the flat crushed stone surfaced Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Towpath. Half marathoners will complete two out and backs of the course and marathoners will complete four out and backs of the course. A great deal of information on the fantastic C&O Canal Towpath can be found at the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Trail Link website at traillink.com at http://www.traillink.com/trail/chesapeake–ohio-canal-national-historic-park.aspx
The race start/finish is located on the towpath about 300 feet south of the C&O Canal Towpath Cumberland Visitor Center located in the Western Maryland Railroad Station near 13 Canal Street Cumberland, MD 21502.