The Greenbrier Half Marathon

Reservations and Registration

Reserve your race entry below for the Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k and 5k!
To book your stay, please call The Greenbrier: 1-855-405-4219!

About The Greenbrier Half Marathon

May 12, 2018 | White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

The Spring House

After a sold out inaugural event in 2017, the Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k and 5k returns for its second event on May 12, 2018! Runners will be treated to a course with minimal elevation gain run along some of the country’s best golf courses at the base of some of West Virginia’s most breathtaking mountain ranges. Run exclusively on the 11,000-acre grounds of the world-class Greenbrier Resort that has played host to 26 of our country’s 44 presidents and has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders.

The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, a world-renowned mineral spa and a 103,000-square foot gaming and entertainment venue.

Sign up, book your stay, and come experience an unforgettable luxury weekend race experience at America’s Resort!

The Greenbrier Resort | White Sulphur Springs, WV
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Race FAQs

Where is the race?

The race will be held at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Where can I register?

Register here!
What day is the race, and when does it start?

The race is on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The official start time for the half marathon and 10k will be 7:00 am. The 5k will start at 7:15am.
How many participants are allowed in each event?

The race is limited to the first 1,000 participants, regardless of distance, so don’t wait to register!
Will there be medals for participants?

Yes, all finishers will receive a beautiful 4″ finisher medal!
Weather/Cancellation Policy

We will do all we can to make sure each of our races is produced as planned, but runner safety is always our top priority. If we have to cancel a race because of weather or circumstances outside our control, refunds will not be issued.
Will there be professional photographers and photos for purchase?

Yes! Professional photographers will be on site for the race and will provide photos for purchase.
Is there a time limit?

Yes. All participants must complete their race distance by 11:00am.
Will there be awards?

Awards will be given to male and female overall and age group winners based on chip time. Overall awards for the 5k and 10k will be presented at 9:30am, age group awards may be claimed at the Capstone Event Group Customer Service tent following the awards presentation. Overall awards for the half marathon will be presented at 10:30am, age group awards may be claimed at the Capstone Event Group Customer Service tent following the awards presentation. Winners must be present to receive their prize; awards will not be mailed out.

Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.

When is packet pick-up?

Packet pick-up will be held Friday, December 1, 2017. Exact times and locations will be announced closer to race day.
Can I pick up someone else’s packet?

If you have a picture of their photo ID, yes you can. A picture on your phone works well!
Where can I find the results?

Results will be posted in real time on our website! We will also send you a text message during the race with a link to view the results after you finish.
Can I get a refund?

Refunds will not be issued for any reason. You may change your race distance, up until Sunday, November 12 at midnight. After that, you must change your race distance in person at packet pick-up or on race morning. Please note: If you do not change your race distance either online or in person with a Capstone Event Group staff member prior to the race start, you will be disqualified from the event.
Can I wear headphones?

It is unsafe to wear headphones while running. Event organizers will not restrict headphone use and leave it up to the athlete on his/ her ability to follow direction while wearing headphone devices. If you do choose to wear headphones please keep the volume level down so you are able to hear and follow the direction of course volunteers. We have a unique course where you MUST listen to volunteers.
Can someone else run in my place?

No, you are not allowed to transfer bib numbers.
Can I register on race day?

Yes, you will be able to register on race day AND at packet pick-up, as well as online up until one hour prior to the race – though you must pick up your bib in time to race! Please note if participant limits have been reached, then packet pick-up and race day registration will not be available.
Are walkers allowed in the race?

Yes, however, you must meet the requirements of the completing the race in four hours or less (any distance).
Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?

No. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.

Race Amenities

2017 Finisher Medal

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is a luxury destination race like no other! From your arrival to departure, you’ll enjoy an incredible race vacation, or “racecation” as we like to call it, at one of the most luxurious resorts in the country.

All Greenbrier Half Marathon participants will receive:

  • Post-race party and vineyard vines Champagne Brunch
  • Limited edition Greenbrier Half Marathon apparel (stay tuned for the design!)
  • Pre-race gear check
  • 4” finisher medal (stay tuned for the design!)
  • All race participants and spectators staying at The Greenbrier will also have access to all of the activities and amenities offered by the resort, including golf, the spa, dining, and more!

Course Maps

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k and 5k will run exclusively through The Greenbrier estate, featuring flat courses with scenic views of the golf course and property.

Race Beneficiary

Neighbors Loving Neighbors, a 501(c)(3) organization, began as a canned food drive in conjunction with The Greenbrier Classic to help the hungry across West Virginia. After the devastating floods that ravaged the state on June 23, 2016, the organization’s mission quickly transformed to relief and recovery for those victims. To date, Neighbors Loving Neighbors has teamed with other relief organizations to help rebuild or repair more than 375 homes that were impacted by the waters. Neighbors Loving Neighbors has spread its helping hands across West Virginia, and the work continues as families work to get back on their feet after a tragedy unlike anything the area had ever seen. Visit http://www.greenbrier.com/neighbors for more information.

100% of all donations made will be given to Neighbors Loving Neighbors. If you’d like to make an additional donation, you can do so online or through mail:

  • Online Monetary Donationswww.therhemalife.com
  • Mail Monetary Donations: Send a check written out to “Neighbors Loving Neighbors” to:

The Greenbrier
Attn: Habibi Mamone
300 West Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986

About The Greenbrier Resort

The Greenbrier Resort is nestled amongst the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia.

Located amid the breathtaking mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark and world-class resort that has been welcoming guests from around the world since 1778. The natural mineral springs that drew our first guests over 235 years ago continue to lure visitors to our 11,000 acre luxury retreat today. With a guest list that includes 26 of our country’s 44 Presidents, America’s Resort has long been a favorite destination of royalty, celebrities and business leaders. Today, The Greenbrier invites a new generation to come out and play. Enjoy relaxing pastimes, start treasured traditions, or set out on an amazing adventure together.  You’ll find endless vacation possibilities at The Greenbrier.

The Greenbrier Reimagined

Combining graciousness of the past with exceptional comforts of today, a new era of elegance awaits you at The Greenbrier. This renowned property offers 710 rooms, including 33 suites and 96 guest and estate homes. The Greenbrier has 10 lobbies, 40+ meeting rooms and a complete conference center facility.

The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world. Surrounded by the wondrous Allegheny Mountains, The Greenbrier offers exclusive services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, more than 55 activities, designer boutiques, our world-renowned mineral spa and a 103,000 square foot gaming and entertainment venue.

Explore your personal 11,000 acre playground and discover an unparalleled selection of luxury leisure pursuits and outdoor adventures designed to satisfy and stimulate your widest range of interests.

The Tradition Lives On

Couples become engaged and are married at The Greenbrier, and before they know it, their daughter or son is marrying their sweetheart in the place where it all began. Each year families visit The Greenbrier and begin a tradition that carries on for generations. Companies hold their annual meetings here and return year after year to conduct meaningful business alongside well-earned relaxation. Tradition is important in our lives in so many ways, and at The Greenbrier you can rest assured that the tradition lives on.

Our Vision

Where experiences are timeless and memories last forever, The Greenbrier will be the leader of luxury resorts around the world.

The Greenbrier Estate Map

Accommodations

Reservations & Questions: 1-855-405-4219

Whether your trip to The Greenbrier is an intimate getaway for two or a hearty gathering of hundreds, you will find a myriad of choices available.  From Greenbrier Estate Homes and Legacy Cottages to Signature Resort Rooms, every accommodation at The Greenbrier provides a warm and inviting setting.

The rates listed below are part of a discounted room block for race participants and are available on a first come, first served basis.

Room Rates, per room/per night as available:

Run-of- House Guest Rooms: $209 for single or double occupancy ++

Windsor Club Room | The Greenbrier Resort

Run-of-House Guest Rooms means that the resort may place the guests in the Main Hotel, Cottages or Guest Houses located throughout the property. If a guest wishes to guarantee a specific room type, they may do so by adding the following amounts to the Run-of-House Room Rates based on availability:

  • Traditional Rooms $40.00 per room, per night
  • Superior Room $80.00 per room, per night
  • Draper Suite $120.00 per room, per night
  • Spring Row Cottages $160.00 per room, per night
  • Multi-Bedroom Cottages $200.00 per room, per night
  • Specialty Suites and Estate House Pricing are available upon request
    ++ 6% sales tax / 3% occupancy tax & HPF. Rates and availability are subject to change. Call 1-185-405-4219 for the most updated information. 

Third or Fourth Party Occupant: Above rates based on single/double occupancy.  An additional $50.00 per night will apply to each third and fourth adult occupant in the room.

Deposit Policy: The Greenbrier deposit requirement is equal to one night’s room and tax charges.  When requesting reservations, please note arrival and departure dates carefully. Late arrival or early departure will cause forfeiture of deposit, unless cancellation or changes are made fourteen (14) days in advance. All major credit cards are accepted to secure your reservation.

Check-In Time: 4:00 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m. (You may request late checkout, but it is not guaranteed)

Daily Resort Fee: $39.00, per room/per night

  • Morning Coffee Service
  • Afternoon Tea and Concert
  • Nightly Movies in the Theatre
  • Historical Tours & Presentations
  • Fitness Equipment (at Tennis Center or Indoor Pool)
  • Cyber Café with High-Speed Internet
  • Children’s VIP Cards
  • Resort-Wide Wireless Internet
  • Culinary Demonstrations
  • Use of Indoor & Outdoor Pools
  • Champagne Toast in The Casino Club
  • On-Property Transportation
  • Hiking & Meditation Trails
  • Springhouse Entertainer Cabaret
  • Friday Body Composition Analysis

Reservations & Questions: 1-855-405-4219

View a list of local hotels close to The Greenbrier Resort here!

Activities

The Casino is open to all overnight resort guests.

With over 55 activities on The Greenbrier’s 11,000 acre playground, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Golf, tennis, off-road driving, falconry and horseback riding just barely scratch the surface of outdoor activities. Indoor activities are equally plentiful and range from enjoying a Bunker Tour to relaxing in our world-renowned mineral spa and gambling in our world-class Casino Club.

Activity Collection

The Greenbrier offers a truly memorable experience with 55+ indoor and outdoor recreational activities. View our entire collection on one convenient page.

Daily Calendar and Special Events

View the resort’s daily calendar featuring hour-by-hour scheduling as well as upcoming special events and activities to help you plan your next stay at America’s Resort.

Bunker Tours

The declassified Bunker at The Greenbrier is a must-see experience. Tours are available daily by reservation to overnight guests as well as the general public. Book your tour here.

Bowling at The Greenbrier

One of the resort’s most popular indoor recreational activities, the lanes have built-in kiddie bumpers and lane-by-lane multi-colored rope lights which add to the flexibility and fun. Book your game time here.

Casino

Described as Monte Carlo meets Gone with the Wind, the Casino Club at The Greenbrier combines high-roller thrills and high-class style to create an unforgettable Greenbrier gaming experience. Our new 103,000 square-foot venue is filled with world-class gaming at its finest. Enjoy live entertainment, international cuisine and boutique shopping in an elegant setting that revels in the warmth and charm of southern hospitality.

Casino Games
Excellence is part of our history. Gaming is part of our future. We hope that your experience at The Greenbrier brings you back again and again!

Players Club
As a member of the Players Club, you’ll be the first to receive event news, specials offers and casino advantages from the Casino Club at The Greenbrier.

Casino Restaurants and Lounges
Enjoy modern Asian cuisine at In-Fusion, signature cocktails and dishes at Twelve Oaks, and freshly made craft cocktails at Greenbrier Royale!

Information and Policies
Learn more about our hours of operation, dress code and user restrictions. In addition, complete your credit application and request win/loss statements.

Dress Code

The Greenbrier enjoys the pleasure of hosting guests from all over the world. Throughout our 235-year history, many traditions have been established to make the visits of all of our guests extraordinary. The Greenbrier’s dress codes distinguish the resort and are an important complement to the standards our guests expect and deserve.
Please accept our appreciation for your adherence to and support of our dress codes. We are very proud of our impeccable standards and are thankful that you are helping us to maintain these traditions that have been such an important part of The Greenbrier’s heritage for generations of guests. Review the resort’s dress code guidelines and suggested packing list.

Dining

The Forum Restaurant

The Greenbrier’s excellence is perhaps best exemplified by the exceptional dining experiences offered in our six full time restaurants/cafés, three seasonal restaurants/cafés, five bars/lounges, and 24 hour room service. Regardless of venue or menu, every meal at The Greenbrier is truly exquisite.

Dining Collection

The Dining Collection at The Greenbrier is as diverse as it is delicious. Nineteen restaurants and lounges offer world-class cuisine, served in unforgettable settings.

Food and Drink Events

Join us at The Greenbrier for a variety of special food and drink events ranging from happy hours and wine tastings to cooking demonstrations and kitchen tours.

Culinary and Sommelier Team 

The Greenbrier’s culinary team carefully designs ingredient-driven menus using local produce, and wine pairings are personally selected by our sommelier team.

Welcome Amenities

Let us help you celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, proposals and other special occasions with a few extra touches!  Please remember that everything can also be customized!

Spa and Fitness

The Spa Lounge

Since 1778, people have traveled to The Greenbrier to “take the waters” and bathe in the white sulphur spring water. Today, The Greenbrier’s world-renowned mineral spa offers a variety of services designed to bring you relaxation and comfort. Luxuriate in a whirlpool bath or soak up the healing properties of the native sulphur waters. Invigorate every pore in a steam room or sauna. Or, simply indulge in all the spa treatments you so richly deserve.

Information and Guest Services

The Greenbrier Spa has long been one of the resort’s most popular amenities. We strongly recommend that Spa appointments be arranged prior to your arrival.

Spa Treatments

Elite guests first visited The Greenbrier to “take the waters” over 230 years ago. Today, we invite a new generation to enjoy the restorative properties at America’s Resort.

MedSpa Services

Board certified in cosmetic and plastic surgery, Dr. Kluska and his team provide a variety of cosmetic surgery and MedSpa services to enhance your natural beauty.

Meditation and Healing

While at The Greenbrier, learn how to slow down and be present with gentle relaxation and connection exercises you can bring home and incorporate any time, any place.

Golf

The Old White TPC Course

The Greenbrier has hosted golf royalty including Hogan, Snead, Palmer, Player, Nicklaus, Trevino, Faldo, Watson, Ballesteros, Woods, Mickelson and many others! Come follow in their footsteps as you play our five championship courses for yourself! The Old White TPC, home to The Greenbrier Classic PGA TOUR event, is the oldest course currently used for a PGA TOUR event as well as the only C. B. Macdonald course available to the public!

Golf Courses at The Greenbrier

Featuring five golf courses including The Old White TPC, The Greenbrier, The Meadows, Oakhurst Links and The Snead Course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club.

Golf Packages and Groups

Enjoy our special golf packages released throughout the year as well as request information for your group of 8 or more golfers. Subscribe to our e-newsletter for resort updates.

Lee Trevino, Golf Pro Emeritus

In his role at The Greenbrier, six-time major winner Lee Trevino is eager to share his insights into the top echelon of professional golf on both the teaching and playing levels.

The Greenbrier Golf Academy

Experience golf instruction at its finest with our team of instructors offering private playing lessons, computerized swing analysis, daily group clinics and more!

Experience the Greenbrier Half Marathon

May 12, 2018 | White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

The Greenbrier Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is a luxury destination race like no other! From your arrival to departure, you’ll enjoy an incredible race vacation, or “racecation” as we like to call it, at one of the most luxurious resorts in the country.

All Greenbrier Half Marathon participants will receive:

  • Post-race party and vineyard vines Champagne Brunch
  • Limited edition Greenbrier Half Marathon apparel (stay tuned for the design!)
  • Pre-race gear check
  • 4” finisher medal (stay tuned for the design!)
  • All race participants and spectators staying at The Greenbrier will also have access to all of the activities and amenities offered by the resort, including golf, the spa, dining, and more!

Post-Race Party and vineyard vines Champagne Brunch

Post-race champagne brunch at the Greenbrier Half Marathon.

The post-race party for The Greenbrier Half Marathon will be unlike any post-race party you’ve seen! After your race, you can relax and enjoy the scenic views while celebrating with a delicious vineyard vines Champagne Brunch prepared by The Greenbrier’s exquisite culinary team, a live band and more!

One ticket to the post-race party and vineyard vines Champagne Brunch is included in each registration, and additional tickets are available for purchase for any spectators wishing to join the fun. The post-race party will be held from 8am-11am. Purchase additional post-race party tickets.

Below is a representative menu of what will be served at the post-race brunch, along with champagne and beer!

  • Seasonal Fruit Display with Fresh Berries, Yogurt and Granola
  • Cinnamon Rolls & Chocolate Croissants
  • Selection of Bagels with Greenbrier Jams, Preserves, Creamery Butter and Cream Cheese
  • Individual Pimento Cheese and Ham Sandwiches: Pimento Cheese Spread, Shaved Virginia Ham, Melba
  • Toast, Bread and Butter Pickles​
  • Bowls of Potato Chips and Pretzels
  • ​Pepperoni Bread: Ricotta Cheese, Mozzarella, Served with Marinara Dipping Sauce

*Menu items subject to change.

Travel

The Greenbrier is located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia and conveniently situated off Interstate 64 just west of the Virginia/West Virginia border and just east of Lewisburg, WV (dubbed “Coolest Small Town in America” by Budget Travel Magazine, 2011).

Resort Address: 300 West Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986

Train

The White Sulphur Springs train station (WSS) is conveniently located next to The Greenbrier’s Christmas Shop at The Depot! Amtrak offers regular train service to The Greenbrier from major cities, including Washington, D.C., New York City and Chicago.

White Sulphur Springs Station
315 West Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
Station Code: WSS

Driving Directions

By car, it is a scenic drive from both Washington, D.C. or Charleston, WV.

From Interstate 64 West
Exit #181 White Sulphur Springs. At end of exit ramp take a right and proceed for approximately 1.5 miles. The Main Entrance will be on the right.

From Interstate 64 East
Exit #175 White Sulphur Springs. At the end of the ramp take a left; go to the stop sign, turn right and proceed approximately 3.5 miles. The Main Entrance will be on the left.

PDF of Driving Directions by Major City

Parking

Valet Parking
$25.00 per night
$50.00 per night (garage)

Race Day Parking
Parking is available at the Sports Performance Center (300 W Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986)

Flights

Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB), served by ViaAir, is located only 15 minutes away from The Greenbrier. ViaAir offers daily nonstop flights to and from Charlotte, NC  (CLT). To check flight availability and rates, please visit www.flyviaair.com.

Other airports convenient to The Greenbrier include Beckley, WV (BKW), Charleston, WV (CRW), and Roanoke, VA (ROA), Virginia, with service provided by major carriers.

General Aviation/Private Jet Service
Executive jets, chartered aircraft and all other general aviation traffic arrivals also choose the Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB), for its 7,004-foot runway and amenities.  The airport is open 24 hours a day throughout the year and offers Air Traffic Control Tower, AWOS, and ILS, VOR and GPS approaches. Services provided include: lav cart, short-term hanger parking, aircraft detailing, GPU, de-icing, baggage handling and forklift. The terminal is state of the art, spacious with WiFi and full pilot services.

LAT. 37 51′ 5″ N
LONG. 80 24′ 0″ W
FLIGHT CENTER, ELKINS (800)-772-2666
AWOS (304) 645-4533

Private air service to The Greenbrier is available and can be arranged by contacting Private Jet Services Group (PJS). PJS serves discerning corporate clients and luxury leisure travelers through the use of VIP and coach configured airliners. By engaging this aircraft for meetings, top-tier incentive programs, live entertainment touring or customer appreciation events, PJS’s clients receive a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Charter Flights
Charter Service on Southwest Airlines® offers air charter service to any domestic location that can accommodate a Boeing 737 commercial operation, including Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB). With their extensive fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, flights can be scheduled according to your travel needs. Whether your company is gathering employees for a meeting, hosting a special event, or rewarding employees for top performance, Southwest Charters can transport you to enjoy everything The Greenbrier resort has to offer.

Rental Cars
Rental cars are available through major rental car agencies at area airports.

Shuttle Service
Shuttles are available from areas airports to The Greenbrier for a fee. Please call The Greenbrier Transportation Department at 304-536-1110 ext. 7259 for rates and reservations.

Download Transportation Information (PDF)

Please let us know how we may assist you, and our team will respond to your inquiry within one business day. We look forward to serving you!