approx address: Houston Playground, 900 Grakyn Ln, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
Course consists of a 13.1 mile loop. Marathoners run it twice. 95% trail, 5% gravel road (Forbidden Drive).
Race starts at the Houston Playground. We run the loop clockwise
Many short but steep climbs. Approx elevation gain is 1300 feet per loop. Some rocky and technical terrain. This will truly take some grit and determination to finish this race.
There might be minor changes leading up to the race if a trail section is not usable/feasable for the race.
13.1 $65 till 8/31/21 ($69 after)
26.2 $69 till 8/31/21 ($75 after)
Till 30 days before raceday
Mail us a stamped self-addressed envelope to receive a refund minus $10:
UES, c/o PhillytrailRF, 2137 Old Lancaster Pike, Reinholds, PA 17569
no more refunds.
No unauthorized bib transfers, please contact Rd at Stephanweiss@comcast.net to find out if and how you can transfer your bib.
Runners will receive an awesome Philly style Finisher medal
Top 3 overall and Top 5 age group 29 & under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 & Top 3 60 plus
All runners have to finish before 5PM, which makes the 13.1 and the 26.2 hiker friendly
The average temp at the start is typically around 50 degrees. Average high mid April is around 65 degrees.
This race is chip timed. Timing kiosk lets you check your place and time instantly. An email with your result will be emailed to you as well. Keep your bib visible on font at all times. You have to finish the distance you signed up for , you can not drop to a shorter distance during the race.
Post race party and award ceremony location tbd.