30th annual race. A 13.1 mile course begins & ends on the Penn State campus, touring through rolling countryside and along scenic Spring Creek and through quaint Houserville. Check nvrun.com link below for course map & elevations. This is a “few frills” race: low fee, no bibs, no finishers medals, no monetary prizes, no invited runners, no big expo, and three water/Gatorade stops.
Your race fee of $25 includes the processing fee for active.com. This year pre-registration will only be on active.com. Paper forms accepted only on race day. Race headquarters is the Ag Arena at Park Ave & Porter Road, across the street from the football stadium. Packet pickup and on-site registration on race day beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Ag Arena. Awards for lst, 2nd, 3rd men & women, & 1-2-3 awards in 5-year split age categories. Bobbleheads will be back. Chip timing by Runners High. This year we will be offering a dry-fit shirt to the first 750 registrants. Race walkers and slower runners are welcome, but the segments of the course will close based on a finishing time of 2 hours and 45 minutes. Except for Road Road, which is closed to traffic, the course is open to traffic, and runners need to abide by pedestrian laws.