What The HILL?!
Come out and challenge yourself on the HILLS.
Yes its a tough course but… You have 2.5 hrs. to complete 5 ish miles, that’s 30 minutes per mile. If it takes you longer we will wait!!! Run – Walk – Hike – bring your walking sticks! It doesn’t matter how you get it done. ITS YOUR CHALLENGE 🙂
*** NO STROLLERS *** NO DOGS
Sanctioned by: USA Track and Field
REGISTRATION: opening in January
Sunday…June 27, 2021 = Tentative, need park approval
TIME: 8:00 am – 10:30 am
DISTANCE: 5 (ish) miles
LOCATION: Bloomer Park – Rochester Hills
345 John R Rd. Rochester Hills, MI 48307
- $39.00 January – March
- $44.00 April – June
- $50.00 Race Day = Cash or Check only
START/FINISH: Stone Shelter
First shelter on left once you pass Pay Booth.
NOTE: We will be walking a 1/4 mile to the start of the race. You need to get to the shelter early, Meeting at 7:40 am SHARP!
Walking to start at 7:50 am.
5 (ish) mile Trail Run
Held at Bloomer Park on the mountain bike trails. All trails are 100% DIRT- more single track then wide track. Trails consist of dirt, sand, wooden bridges, rocks, roots, wooden stairs, downed trees and possibly mud (not a lot) if it rains!
This is a very challenging course with many rolling to STEEP HILLS and a few stairs too!! Elevation is approximately 1000 feet of total climb. This is not a race to get your PR in, but a great course to BRAG about!!!! Runners and Walkers are welcome 🙂 Course is not certified, distance and elevation was measured by Race Director GPS watch.
2019 map – click here
PARK FEE: $5
PACKET PICK UP: Race day only = 6:45am – 7:40am
- *race start meeting: 7:40am
- *walking to start @ 7:50 am Sharp
- 2 aid stations with Water
- Finish Line Food = Watermelon and Chocolate Milk
TIMING: Pull Tag System
Results will be posted on this page 24 -36 hrs after race finish
WHAT YOU GET:
- Finishers Medal
- Unisex Cotton T-Shirt
2021 shirt = Heather Army Green
Top 3 overall Male and Female
Awards will be informal. See race director at finish line.