Running Events

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25th Annual — October 15, 2017

All RidgeWalk events showcase the stunning fall beauty of the hills of Western NY

5K Trail Run

The 5K Trail Run covers moderate terrain including forest roads & trails with some moderate climbs, ending in a fast ¾ mile downhill finish. There are 2 aid stations on the course.

Check-in 10:30- 11:30 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 11:35 a.m.

 

10K Trail Run

The 10K Trail Run covers moderate terrain including forest roads & trails with some challenging climbs, ending in a fast 1/2 mile downhill back to the starting point. There are 5 aid stations on the course.

Check-in 11:00- 11:45a.m.

Bus Leaves: 11:50 a.m.

 

 

Jim Helms

Event Director

Jones Memorial Hospital

585.596.4002

RidgeWalk@jmhny.org

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Costs:             25K Trail Run, 25K Walk, 10K Trail Run, & 5K Trail Run
                         
(includes upgrade to sport-tek shirt if registered by 9/15/17)

                                       Ages 6-15: Paid by 9/15/17 $20; afterwards $25

                                       Ages 16+: Paid by 9/15/17 $30; afterwards $35

                          2 Mile Scenic, 2 Mile Guided, 6 Mile Trail, & 9 Mile Trail Walks

                                       Ages 5 and Under: Free!! (Event shirt cannot be provided)

                                       Ages 6-15: Paid by 9/15/17 $10; after $15

                                       Ages 16-55: Paid by 9/15/17 $25; after $30

                                       Age 56+: Paid by 9/15/17 $20; after $25

A Celebration of Praise takes place at the 6 Mile Trailhead

Takes place at the 6 Mile Trailhead.

Check-in 8:30- 9:00 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 9:00 a.m.

Important: 6 mile walkers will not be allowed on the trail before10:30 a.m.

Special Program Note:

Prizes & Awards:


5K Trail Run
· First place overall male and female finishers receive an award, along with First place male and female in each age group
  Age groups are: 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over.

·10K Trail Run
· First place overall male and female finishers receive an award, along with First & second place male and female in each age group
  Age groups are: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & over.

25 K Trail Run
· First & second overall male & female finishers receive an award, along with First & second place male and female in each age group
  Age groups are: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & over.

25K (15.5 mi.) Trail Run – The Ridge

RidgeWalk & Run’s ultimate challenge! The 25K Trail Run covers forest roads & trails and single-track footpaths, and is designed for experienced trail runner. This run features several somewhat challenging climbs with some rocky and occasionally wet trail.

Check-in 7:45- 8:10 a.m.

Bus Leaves: 8:15 a.m.

Important: 25K Trail Run participants reaching the South Branch aid station (approx. 11mi. point) after 1:00 p.m. will not be able to complete the run but will be transported to the Finish Line. Although there are 6 aids station on this route hydration is key therefore it is recommended to carry extra water.