RACE SCHEDULE AND INSTRUCTIONS
NOTE: There will be no race day registration on Thursday, March 18, Friday, March 19, or Saturday, March 20.
Packet Pickup, Thursday, March 18, 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
East Swamp Church
2405 E Swamp Rd
Quakertown, PA 18951
Packet Pickup, Friday, March 19, 1:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Brookside Community Church
3800 Brookside Rd
Macungie. PA 18062
Saturday, March 20th
COVID-19 SAFETY: To ensure the safety of all involved, we ask that you please follow along with the state-issued guidelines and wear a face covering while in line to pick up your packets, at the bathrooms, post-race snack table, and lined up at the start/finish line. We will not require you to wear a face-covering once you begin running; be mindful and please wear face-covering in areas where social distancing might not be possible.
Wave 1- 5K Run/Walk – 9:15 am (packet pick-up opens 8:30 am)
Wave 2- 5K Run/Walk- 10:15 am (packet pick-up opens 9:30 am)
After the race, enjoy refreshments down by the stage. Results will be posted at Run The Day.
PACKET PICKUP DETAILS (unclaimed items post-race will not be saved)
Thursday and Friday, March 18 and 19, early packet pickup is available and encouraged. See above for locations and times.
Saturday packet pickup is at the Park at 4th, Quakertown, PA 18951. The location for pick up is at the same spot as the start and finish.
Arrive early to find parking on Saturday. All runners/walkers at the starting line at 9:10 am for wave 1 and 10:10 am for wave 2.
Race Course-The 5K will start promptly at 9:15 am for wave 1 and 10:15 for wave 2. Be sure to follow the signs and volunteers to stay on the course; there will be a loop you will do 2x before exiting towards the finish line.
Path and Parking lots-Be on the lookout for ice patches.
Chip Timer-Runners/Walkers* will have a chip affixed to the back of their bib. Do not remove this chip, or you will not be timed and will be ineligible for any awards. *Walkers are timed, but no awards are given.
Restrooms- There will be indoor bathrooms with running water and flush toilets available on site near the start/finish line. Please be mindful of social distancing. Do not hang out in the bathrooms to keep warm, as we need to keep the bathrooms free and available for those in need of using them and keep the lines to a minimum.
Water Stop is available 2x on the course.
We will post all race results, including overall and age group winners, online once we have the timing company results. Run the Day will also have results posted on their website.
The Costume Contest is informal. We will be observing and choose winners based on originality and effort. You must be able to run in your costume. Winners’ names are posted on Facebook sometime after the race.
Dress Warm, Stay Safe, and Enjoy Your Race!!! Dress Festively!
Weather-related updates, if necessary, will be posted on the website and Facebook.