929 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida, United States

Start Date

10/07/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running race, Other, 5K (3.1 Miles), 1 Mile, 2 Miles

This race is held by the Lakeland Runners Club, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote running and fitness for people of all ages and abilities in the community.

Join us for the 17th annual Aching Quad Challenge and conquer four races in 24 hours!

These are LIVE, in-person events.  There are no virtual options.

This will be the final year for the Aching Quad Challenge. This year's four races will be held around Lake Hollingsworth, Lake Morton and Lake Hunter. The challenge begins with a 5k at 6:30 PM on Friday evening, Oct. 8th, on the path at Lake Hollingsworth, followed on Saturday morning, Oct. 9th, with a 1-mile trail race beginning at 7:30 AM at Lake Morton and a 2-mile trail race beginning at 9:00 AM both at Drane Park that goes around Lake Hunter, with the final race on Saturday evening, Oct. 9th, on the Lake Hollingsworth path for another 5k beginning at 5:30 PM.

There will be a group meal and awards ceremony for 2022 - details TBA. 

All races will be chip timed. Cumulative results from the four races are used to determine official results.

There will be one finisher medal for the 4-race challenge.  Medals will be given at the finish of the Saturday 5k. 

RACE START:
       Race #1 – Friday (Oct. 8th) 6:30 PM at Lake Hollingsworth
                                 Race #2 – Saturday (Oct. 9th) 7:30 AM at Lake Morton
                                 Race #3 – Saturday (Oct. 9th) 9:00 AM at Drane Park / Lake Hunter
                                 Race #4 – Saturday (Oct. 9th) 5:30 PM at Lake Hollingsworth

REGISTRATION: 4-Race Series registration will close on Tuesday, Oct. 5th. Walk-up registration will only be available during packet pick up on Friday evening, Oct. 8th, from 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM. Please note: Registration is for the 4-race series only. There are NO single race registration options.

SHIRTS AND FINISHER MEDALS: Shirts and/or shirts in your preferred size are not guaranteed for anyone registering after the close of early registration (Sept. 24th). Finisher medals will be given to all series participants after the end of the final race.

PACKET PICK UP:  There will be NO pre-race day packet pick up. Packet pick up will be held on Friday, Oct. 8th, from 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM in the parking lot at Lake Hollingsworth, and on Saturday, Oct 9th, from 6:30 AM - 7:15 AM at Lake Morton near the start line area. Please note: You will use the SAME BIB for all 4 races.

COURSE MAP:  Course Maps Coming Soon!

AWARDS:  Awards for the 4-race series will be based on the cumulative time over the four races based on your age at the first race. If you miss a race, you are not eligible for awards. Overall male and female winners will be based on gun time. All other awards will be based on chip time: the elapsed time between crossing the start and finish timing mats. 

SAFETY: For everyone’s safety – NO strollers, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, and dogs will be allowed on the course. The use of headphones is discouraged. 

REFUND POLICY: If the Lakeland Runners Club would need to cancel the race, participants will be refunded their race entry fee.

The Aching Quad Challenge - Four Races in 24 Hours was established in 2006.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 4 Race Challenge

    Your entry includes • Four Chip-timed Races • Participant Shirt • Challenge Finisher Medal
    Activity Starts: 10/7/2022 18:30 - Activity Ends: 10/8/2022 17:30
    Registration opens : 2/16/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Tech Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/16/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/6/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61
    • Registration opens : 9/7/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/23/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61
    • Registration opens : 9/24/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/4/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $55.00
      Processing fee : $4.19
    • Registration opens : 10/7/2022 15:45
      Registration closes : 10/7/2022 18:45
      Race fee : $55.00
      Processing fee : $4.19


  2. Friday 5k

    Your entry includes • Chip-timed Race
    Activity Starts: 10/7/2022 18:30 - Activity Ends: 10/7/2022 19:30
    Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/4/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $1.87


  3. Saturday 1-mile

    Your entry includes • Chip-timed Race
    Activity Starts: 10/8/2022 07:30 - Activity Ends: 10/8/2022 08:00
    Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/3/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $1.87


  4. Saturday 2 Mile

    Your entry includes • Chip-timed Race
    Activity Starts: 10/8/2022 09:00 - Activity Ends: 10/8/2022 10:00
    Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/4/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  5. Saturday 5k

    Your entry includes • Chip-timed Race
    Activity Starts: 10/8/2022 17:30 - Activity Ends: 10/8/2022 18:30
    Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/3/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $1.87


  6. Volunteer

    Activity Starts: 10/7/2022 16:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
    Activity type: Other
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/15/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 10/6/2022 17:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


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