What The HILL?!
NOTE…. This event will not be held in 2023
Bloomer Park will be under major construction/renovations in 2023, so sadly, we will not be able to put on What the Hill this year.
We’ll be back in 2024
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: click here 🙂
**200 participant limit**
Sunday…June 25, 2023
DISTANCE: 5 (ish) miles
LOCATION: Bloomer Park – Rochester Hills
345 John R Rd. Rochester Hills, MI 48307
COST: **200 participant limit**
- $40.00 through February
- $50.00 March – May
- $55.00 June 1 – June 23
- $60.00 Race Day….CASH ONLY (limited shirt sizes)
START/FINISH: Stone Shelter
First shelter on left once you pass Pay Booth.
PACKET PICK UP:
Race day only = 7:30am – 8:50am
PARK FEE: $5
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.
- 1 aid stations with Water
WHAT YOU GET:
- Finishers Medal
- Unisex Cotton T-Shirt (size guaranteed thru June 4th)
- FUN, SWEAT and BRAGGING RIGHTS
2023 – shirt color TBD
2021= Military green T-shirt
MAP: may have slight changes
to download map.. click here
2017 Results: what-the-hill
2018 Results: What The Hill
2019 Results: What The Hill
7:30am start – What the Hill
9:00am start – What the Hill
2022 Results: What the Hill