Gorgeous yet challenging trail run in Trexler Nature Preserve for runners and outdoor enthusiasts alike; Schnecksville, PA; Lehigh Valley Zoo.
Course Description: This course offers a little bit of everything: rolling hills, water crossings, macadam roads, open fields, single track through the woods, jeep trails, did we mention the rolling hills? The incredible vistas will have you believing you are no longer in PA but some place out west.
Registration: Online registration opens March 1, 2014. No race day registration.
** HCM Foundation has a limited number of fundraising bibs available through July 8. Contact info: [email protected] or (484) 347-3993 Website: hcmfoundation.org. **
Field Size: Field will be capped at 400 runners.
Age Limits: 16 and over
Age Groups: 19+under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+over
Awards: Top 3 M & F places overall and in age groups – No duplication of awards
The Goods: Quality gender-friendly tech shirt – This is the most coveted shirt design in the area!
All runners will also receive one free ticket to Lehigh Valley Zoo. Everyone has the option to purchase a discounted zoo ticket for family members during the registration process.
Race Policies: Running with headphones is strongly discouraged. There will be no dogs and no jogging strollers allowed on race day. No refunds will be issued if you are unable to run on race day. You are strongly encouraged to carry water with you on the course and fill up as needed at any of the three aid stations.
WARNINGS: This race is not advised for people who are just starting to run and have never run more than 5 miles in their life. Talk to any Quadzilla finisher and they will tell you that these hills are hard! And if that makes you want to run this race, just because it’s hard, good luck.
Time Limit: 3 hours (19:21 pace). Runners who arrive at Aid Station 3 (mile 7) beyond 2 hours will be offered a ride back to the start and will receive a DNF.
This race is not ideal for the beginner-level runner. The average runner will finish this 9.3 mile race between 1½ to 2 hours. All runners are encouraged to carry their own water as there will be stretches of trail which are open with no shade.
June 30, 2014 - July 13, 2014
Bib Pickup: SATURDAY (OPTIONAL) – 12:30-3:00pm @ Trexler Environmental Center (directions below) SUNDAY – 6:30-7:15 am @ Lehigh Valley Zoo
$35 through April 30, $40 until 6/30/2014 at midnight or when race sells out
June 30, 2014
Trexler Nature Preserve
5150 Game Preserve Road