Race #1 @ Seneca Creek

June 23, 2018

 

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Seneca Creek Course Description

Seneca Creek State Park in Montgomery County, MD offers a wonderful natural getaway that is just a stones throw from the city. Lake views, scenic streams, and miles of single-track hiking trails greet each visitor. These beautiful race courses string together some of the best trails in the park offering the Blue Crab Bolt competitor a fun and challenging run in the woods.

Course Length: 5.2K miles OR 10.4K

Registration Fees

5K
$35 – New year by 1/7/18
$40 – Early by 5/23/18
$45 – Regular by 6/20/18
$55 – Race day

10K
$40 – New year by 1/7/18
$45 – Early by 5/23/18
$50 – Regular by 6/20/18
$60 – Race day

Registration Fee Includes

Fun and challenging course design, professional race operations, wonderful volunteer support, awesome aid stations, medical support, plentiful post-race food (breakfast burritos and other tasty treats – yum!), electric atmosphere, great music, awards and give-a-ways, and a race t-shirt you’ll love.

Race Day Schedule

6:30 – Check-in opens
7:50 – Pre-race brief
8:00 – Race starts
8:30 – Post-race food available
9:30 – FREE Kids Race*
9:45 – Awards (top 5 in each category) and sponsor give-a-ways

* Kids race is for ages 2-11. We split into age groups and run short out and back ‘race’. Kids who participate can pick from the Treasure Box.

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Directions

Seneca Creek State Park
11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

From Points South:

  • Take Interstate 270 North toward Frederick, MD.
  • Take Exit 10, Clopper Road (Route 117). Turn RIGHT at the light at the bottom of the ramp.
  • Take Clopper Road for approximately 2 miles to the park entrance on your left.
  • LEFT into park.
  • Follow the signs to race parking and check-in.

From Points North:

  • Take Interstate 270 toward Washington D.C.
  • Take Exit 11, MD Route 124 West. Turn RIGHT at the light at the bottom of the ramp.
  • As the second light, turn RIGHT onto Clopper Road (Route 117).
  • Take Clopper Road for approximately 1.5 miles to the park entrance on your left.
  • LEFT into park.
  • Follow the signs to race parking and check-in.

Race Rules

  • Portable music players or any device requiring earphones are not permitted.
  • Outside assistance is only permitted within 50 meters of an aid station.
  • Race numbers must be worn on the front and must be visible at all times.
  • There are no cut-off times but we ask that walkers do not enter these races.
  • Pets and pacers are not allowed on the course.
  • Baby strollers are not permitted on the course.
  • Respect other racers, volunteers, race staff, and the environment. No littering.
  • Poor sportsmanship may result in disqualification.
  • Racers must notify race officials if they drop out of the race.
  • Stay on designated trails.

Age Groups

Male and Female - 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

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