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7/27/17 - Blue Crab Bolt 5K/10K Trail Running Series - Race #2 [Schaeffer]

8/26/17 - Blue Crab Bolt 5K/10K Trail Running Series - Race #3 [Little Benett]

9/17/17 - Fall Backyard Burn Trail Running Series - Race #1 [Pohick Bay]

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Monday, July 10, 2017
Beautiful Rocky Gap Challenges Racers at XTERRA EX2!

Beautiful Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, MD once again played host yesterday to the 14th annual XTERRA EX2 Off-Road Triathlon and Duathlon.  Close to 300 athletes were treated to relatively cool summertime temps, brilliant sunny skies, and great trail conditions as they tested themselves on a fun and challenging course which included a .75 mile swim in a clear mountain lake, a 13 mile semi-technical mountain biking segment, and a quad burning 5 mile trail run.  Duathletes followed the same course except they began the race with a 3 mile trail run instead of the swim.    

Congratulations to all athletes for taking on the challenge of Rocky Gap and thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors, and park managers for making this event a huge success.  It was a magical day of XTERRA action! 

Results are now posted.  Photos are coming soon.


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Sunday, June 25, 2017
Blue Crab Bolt 10K Kicks Off at Beautiful Seneca Creek!

Excellent Experiences were had yesterday morning as we kicked off the eighth edition of the Blue Crab Bolt Trail Running Series at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg, MD.  Just over 300 racers were treated to beautiful sunny skies and impressive lake views as they negotiated fun and challenging 5K and 10K courses littered with rocks, roots, and demanding hill climbs.  Thanks to all the racers, volunteers, sponsors, and the park authority for making it all happen.  It was a great day of trail running action!

Results are now posted.  Photos are coming soon.

Our next Blue Crab Bolt race is on Saturday, July 29th at Schaeffer Farms Trail System in Germantown, MD.  The trails at Schaeffer are super fun and include twisty single-track, open field running, stream crossings, and several steep hills.  Register today to join in the fun!

 

Blue Crab Bolt Trail Running SeriesWednesday, June 14, 2017
Countdown to the Blue Crab Bolt Trail Running Series!

The 8th edition of the Blue Crab Bolt Trail Running Series kicks-off on Sat, June 24th.  Race or volunteer and experience some of Montgomery County’s most amazing trails!

Race Dates:

  • Sat, June 24th – Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg, MD
  • Sat, July 29th – Schaeffer Farms in Germantown, MD
  • Sat, August 26th – Little Bennett Regional Park in Clarksburg, MD

Here are a few highlights: 

  • Choose 5K or 10K.
  • Race in one, two, or all three races.   
  • These courses are BEAUTIFUL and SERIOUSLY AWESOME and include forested single-track, open grassy meadows, stream crossings, and minimal pavement.
  • Beat the heat with an 8am start time and 9:45am awards.   
  • All parks are an EASY DRIVE early Sat morning from anywhere in the DC area. 
  • Cool t-shirts, well-stocked aid stations, medical support, helpful volunteers, and great music.
  • Awards go 5 deep in each age group at each race. Earn points in each of the three races.  At the final race, the five finishers with the most series points in each age group win series prizes. 
  • Enjoy a bountiful post-race spread which includes cold watermelon and tasty BREAKFAST BURRITOS!
  • FUN, FUN, and more FUN!

Click here for maps and descriptions of the courses.

Click here for the BCB#1 start list.

Register today to save $ and guarantee your spot on the start line! 

Click here to volunteer.

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Monday, June 12, 2017
Fountainhead Half Marathon/10K Challenges All!

Under sunny skies and through blazing heat, over 300 trails runners were put to the test yesterday morning at the fifth annual Fountainhead Half Marathon/10K Trail Running Race in Fairfax Station, VA.  The super challenging courses included rock and root filled single-track hiking trails, quad burning hill climbs, and a few stream crossings. 

Congratulations to all racers who took on this demanding terrain and a big thank you to all the volunteers, sponsors, and the park authority for their wonderful support.  It was an awesome day of trail running action!

Results are now posted. Photos are here.

 
 



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