Holtwood Recreation Park / Kellys Run, Holtwood, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States

Start Date

09/25/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Trail race, 10 Miles

                                       COME OUT FOR THE 27TH RUNNING OF

THE WORLD FAMOUS & CULT CLASSIC CONESTOGA TRAIL RUN - 10 TOUGH MILES

10 mile trail race that uses some of the most brutal, rocky, and challenging trails to be found in Eastern Pennsylvania. The course is very hilly and has numerous small stream crossings. Although this event should be considered somewhat dangerous and only for experienced trail runners, it is probably one of the most scenic races that you will encounter. Beautiful hilltop views of the Susquehanna River, clear feeder streams, huge rock formations, and an abundance of Mountain Laurel and Rhododendrons will greet the first 200 accepted entries. ***You must be 14 years old or older to enter.***

THE CONESTOGA TRAIL RUN IS TRAIL SISTERS APPROVED!!!

REGISTRATION:  now till August 31st $60 after September 1st registration is $70.  
ALL REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 Once registration is closed it will not reopen so sign up EARLY!!!!

***THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION***

***THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION***

***THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION***

Register by September 1st to be guaranteed a shirt.

BIB PICK UP: 8AM - 9AM

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 9:05AM

BOARD BUSES: 9:10AM

BUSES LEAVE FROM HOLTWOOD: 9:20AM

BUSES ARRIVE AT PEQUEA CAMPGROUND : APPROX 9:45 AM

(USE PORTA POTTIES & BATHROOMS - DO NOT USE THE CAMPGROUND TO RELIEVE YOURSELF - PLEASE RESPECT CAMPERS AND THE CAMPGROUND.  THERE ARE THOUSAND OF TREES TO GO BEHIND ON THE TRAIL TO DO YOUR BUSINESS) NOT ON THE CAMPGROUND PROPERTY!!! THANK YOU!!!!!

RACE START AT PEQUEA CAMPGROUND ON THE CONESTOGA TRAIL: 10:00AM

AWARDS CEREMONY: 1:30PM

Aid Stations / Water Stops:
It is recommended that you carry your own water, power bars, gels and anything you feel you may need out on the trails. If allergic to bees, bring what you need, just in case. We will have several aid stations along the trail:
Road Crossing (Mile 2) - WATER
Aid Station #1 Reed Run (Mile 4) - WATER / TAILWIND 
Aid Station #2 Pinnacle Overlook (Mile 7) - WATER /TAILWIND / BANANA / PRETZELS / CRACKERS.  

FINISH LINE: POST RACE PICNIC- We will provide sandwiches (American, ham, and turkey subs), chips, pretzels, other snacks, water, sodas, iced tea, non-alcoholic beer and other goodies in pavilion #2 after the race. Please plan to stay and enjoy the party and award ceremony. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at the race site.


1-ARRIVE EARLY - Parking is restricted to our 2 satellite lots - you WILL NOT have access to Kelly's Run Nature Preserve parking Lot. Parking directional signs will point you in the right direction as well as our parking staff ( they will have orange vests on) to help get you parked in the correct areas. Please follow their direction when parking in our lots. You may use the following address in your GPS to reach our parking lots: They will be well marked and manned by an attendant.
9 New Village Rd, Holtwood, PA 17532

2-DO NOT LITTER - if you are caught littering you will be disqualified from the race and asked to leave the course. Don't be a douchebag - DO NOT LITTER!!! DO NOT LITTER- Litterbugs will not be tolerated. If you do litter you can pack it up and say goodbye we won't even give you a ride.  You'll be banned from any races we put on in the future.

3-CUTOFF - THERE IS A CUTOFF FOR THIS RACE:  If you do not reach the PINNACLE Aid Station (Mile 7) within 3 hours from the start you will asked to withdraw from the race.  A ride will be provided back to Kelly's Run in Holtwood.  THIS IS FOR THE SAFETY OF EVERYONE.  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this cutoff time.  Failure to comply will result is Disqualification from the race and a permanent ban from running the race in the future.
***PINNACLE AID STATION - CUTOFF 3 HOURS***


4- If you require assistance along the course PLEASE STAY ON THE TRAIL!!!!! If you can make it to an aid station please do so and we can assist you from there. If you cannot make it to an aid station and you see another runner please ask the runner to report you to the next aid station. We will have fresh legs available to reach you from an aid station. Otherwise our race Sweepers will locate you as they sweep the course. It is important to stay on the trail.


5-Race pic is Taken at the top of the Pinnacle when you're looking your best! Say "CHEESE".


6-HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE!!! This is an experience and a race that is put on by trail runners for trail runners that LOVE trail running, nature, community, supporting one another and having one hell of a time!!! Life is a party - celebrate!!! We thank you for coming out and running the Conestoga Trail Run - 10 Tough Miles!

AWARDS: All starters will receive a “Conestoga Trail Run” dry-wicking, long sleeve T-shirt, (Available in both Men's and Women's sizes) and “CTR 27th custom medals” will be given out this year to all finishers. Awards are given according to the number of entries received per age group. Hopefully, a 5×7 photo of you “on the trail” will be mailed or emailed along with a results and awards listing. Results will also be posted online at www.lrrclub.org or on RunSignUp.com.

$100.00 cash to the first official runner breaking the course record of 1:22:02. (Zach Miller – 2015)

$50 Cash Award to the TOP OVERALL Male and Female
 
RACE DIRECTOR    JASON LOGUE

717-598-2725. jasonlogue@comcast.net

 

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 27th Conestoga Trail Race - 10 Tough Miles

    Activity Starts: 9/25/2022 10:00 - Activity Ends: 9/25/2022 16:00
    Registration opens : 9/28/2021 21:00
    Activity type: Trail race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): SHIRT, long sleeve technical / medal
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/28/2021 21:00
      Registration closes : 8/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $60.00
      Processing fee : $4.48
    • Registration opens : 9/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/21/2022 13:00
      Race fee : $70.00
      Processing fee : $5.06


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