Rock'n The Knob Trail Races (5-mile & 30k) at Blue Knob
Start: Saturday, September 14, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (EDT)
Claysburg , PA 16625
Registration Closing Date
Friday, September 13, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Allegheny Trailrunners Inc. is proud to present Rock?n The Knob ? PA?s Highest Trail Race at Blue Knob!The race will offer two courses: a 5 mile for the beginner trail runner and a very challenging 30K for the more experienced. This diversity will draw racers from many surrounding areas.
Packet and chip pickup at at the pavilion next to the clubhouse from 7:15 to 9:00 am. 30K RUNNERS WILL START AT 8:30am. 5-MILE RACE STARTS AT 9:30AM! Runners will start from the Clubhouse at the Blue Knob Four Seasons Resort. Racers will first conquer the ski slopes, enjoying beautiful vistas along the route. The 30K racers will then split from the 5 mile route, linking with the Lost Turkey Trail to begin their assault on the State Park side of the mountain. The 5 milers will continue up and over the summit for a 3 mile loop on Mountain View trail on the park side, back over the summit and down technical singletrack to the finish at the clubhouse. The 30K runners will summit and descend the mountain on several challenging trails, ending the race with over 4,500 ft. of elevation gain. This race will be the most challenging in the area, putting even the most hardened trail runner to the test.There will be a post-race party after the race at the Blue Knob All Seasons Resort with food, beer and entertainment. Weekend stay packages will also be available.