5k Trail Run, 10k Trail Run, One Mile Fun Run/Walk, and Susque Harvest Festival
For information specifically about the Harvest Festival, click here, otherwise, continue reading below for Trail Run registration and info.
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*2015 featured a slightly faster course than ensuing years.
Hit the trails in support of Susque! Susque's 5k trail run will challenge you as you wind through the hills, streams, and various areas at Susque. During the course, you will gain 469 feet of elevation and enjoy great views of the camp below. The 5k is a timed event, but is open for all ages and abilties. Afterwards, you can shower in the new showerhouse, attend the awards ceremony, and purchase some classic Susque food to help you fill back up as you enjoy live music and all of the activities of Susque's Harvest Festival.
The 10k course is a second loop on the 5k course. It is twice the fun for the same price!
For those who want to enjoy the day at Susque, but are looking for something a little less intense, the Fun Run will provide an easy, flat, 1-mile (ish) circuit to enjoy the sights and sounds of Susque in the fall.
What is the cost?
The 10k, 5k and the Fun Run have the same cost: $25
Do I have to register beforehand?
No. You may show up and register the morning of.
Is the event held rain or shine?
When is check-in?
It starts at 7:45AM the day of the event.
The 5k and 10k begins at 9:30AM, the fun run will start shortly after.
Is there an age limit?
What type of surfaces will I be running on?
For the 5k and 10k, you will be running (or walking) on mountain trails. Be prepared for rocks, mud, roots, etc.
The Fun Run takes place on flat, grassy surfaces.
Will water and refreshments be provided?
A water station will be along the 5k & 10k route. In addition, a goodie bag will have some snacks for you. Susque "classics" and Alabaster Coffee will be available for purchase during the event, as well.
What is the elevation gain for the 5k?
469 feet over the course of the trail. The 10k is 938.
How many people can I register at one time?
Up to 5 people can be registered on one online form.
Can I come up the night before or stay the night after and use Susque lodging?
What does my registration fee include?
- A t-shirt (T-shirt only guaranteed to pre-registered runners before September 20th. We will order additional, but no guarantees on sizes and availabilities for late registrations)
- A goodie bag including a Nalgene bottle
- A race bib (bibs not guaranteed for fun run participants)
- And, of course, the opportunity to participate in the race!
What will the money be used for?
Ongoing Susque projects, including the Dining Hall Expansion and Renovation.