Run the Rock - Rugged Trail Run
5K: 8 a.m. start – Runners who are looking for an above-average challenge will find the grounds of Black Rock Retreat to be surprisingly rugged. The 5K loop will cover over 100 acres of Black Rock Retreat property including a steep incline from the Octoraro Creek. Total run has over 600 feet of elevation change.
10K: 8:15 a.m. start – This event is not for the amateur runner. Course is single track and on naturally rugged terrain with creek crossings, steep climbs, and numerous rocky descents. No manufactured obstacles. Be alert for multiple rocks and roots.
Walkers: Participants interested in a walking challenge are invited to meet on the ballfield at 8 a.m. for registration and an 8:20 a.m. start. The walking event is non-competitive, but all pre-registered walkers will receive a complimentary t-shirt.
Kids: A Lollipop Loop for kids 1st – 5th grade (must be accompanied by an adult) will occur on the ballfield at 8:30 a.m. with bubble machines at the finish line.
Location: All events take place at Black Rock Retreat: 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville.
Showers: Clean up after the race in our pool bathhouse.
Timing: Pretzel City Sports times over 500 races per year and will be bringing their expertise to make your race-day experience as awesome as possible!
Awards: 5K & 10K: Awards for the males and females overall winners plus 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for male and female in each of the following age categories: 18 & Under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ (No kids race awards, but grab bags for all finishers.)
What to Do After: Grab a delicious Buffet Breakfast (additional cost). Enjoy the auction and other events happening the same day at Black Rock Retreat.
Contact: Peter Fiorello
Phone: (717) 529-3232
8:00 am - 9:00 am
1345 Kirkwood Pike
Quarryville, Pennsylvania 17566