Conquer the Canyon PA Grand Canyon 1/2 & Full Marathon + 5k

"Conquer The Canyon" PA Grand Canyon Half & Full Marathon + 5k



“Conquer The Canyon" Pa Grand Canyon 1/2, Full & 5k

Saturday & Sunday July 27th & 28th 2019

Sat- 5k and 1Mile Run/Walk 8:00AM @ Wellsboro High School 225 Nichols St. Wellsboro Pa

Sun-Half Marathon & Full Marathon @7:00AM on the Rail Trail Flat Fast & entirely in the Canyon

Course:  5k & 1Mile will start @the High School and will traverse the  streets through Wellsboro finishing on the HS track!! Both the Half and  Full Marathons will take place on the Pine Creek Rail Trail Starting and  finishing @The Darling Run Parking area Note: ALL Participants will be  shuttled over from the Tioga County Fairgrounds on Sunday Morning  Starting @5:00AM. The courses will be predominately flat and should run  FAST!! The half will go 6.55 out and back, the full will do the half and  then another 6.55 in the opposite direction. The marathon will be a  BOSTON Qualifier!! Both the ½ & Full will be run entirely in the  Canyon!! (Flat, Fast and Extremely Scenic) Course Maps and additional  Photos can be found here: Photo Credit: Linda Starger and Andrew M.

 Bib Pick-up & Registration: YOU can pick up your bib on race Morning right near the Start/Finish  Line!!  You may also pick up your bib before and during the 5k/1mile at  Wellsboro High School on Saturday the 27th Starting at 7:00AM &  concluding at 9:30AM.  We will also have pickup Saturday July 27th  2PM-6PM @ Wild Asaph Outfitters located: 71 Main St, Wellsboro, PA.    (The 5k is still open for registration). There is ENOUGH parking for  EVERYONE during the 5k to Park at Wellsboro High School.

Lodging:  We recommend our friends at either the Sherwood Motel  Located @ 2 Main St, Wellsboro, PA 16901 Website: or the historic Penn Wells Hotel & Lodge Located @ 62 Mail St Wellsboro Pa Website:

Pasta Party: Will Take Place from 5-8PM at the Wellsboro Moose!!  Located at: 36 Old Tioga St, Wellsboro, PA 16901

Parking:  for the 5k on Saturday July 27th - Parking will be @Wellsboro High  School.  Parking for The 1/2 & Full on Sunday July 28th will be from  the Tioga county Fair Grounds Located at: 2258 Charleston Rd,  Wellsboro, PA 16901  There will be NO onsite parking for the ½ &  Full.  We have TWO  local shuttle companies that will be transporting  people to & from the race on the 28th.  Shuttles will run  continuously starting at 5am!!

Aid Stations: There will be aid stations w/first aid, Water and Gatorade Approx:  every two miles!!  (Some may even have a few treats!!) We will also have  paramedics on course

FEES:  Half marathon- $65 until  1/1/2019, $75 until 4/1/2019, $85 until Race  Day (IF not sold out)  Full Marathon- $80 until 1/1/2019, $90 until  4/1/2018 then $100 until Race Day (IF not sold out)  5k- $30 until  4/1/2019, $35 up to Race Day, 1 Mile is $10 Challenge: 5k & Half-  $85 Until 1/1/2019, $90 until 4/1/2019 $100 after 5k & Full- $95  until 1/1/2019, $100 until 4/1/2019, $110 after

Awards:  Top 3 Male & Female to go with top masters Male & Female  (40+.) There will also be age group awards for both male and female  runners.

Age Groups: (Both ½, Full & 5K) 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34,35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

T-Shirts: Amazing race themed Short sleeve tech shirt!!

Finisher’s Medals:   Unique Medal Symbolic for the PA Grand Canyon will be awarded to all  Participants in the 1/2 & Full!!  Also, we will have a special  Additional (2nd) Medal for those that participant in the Conquer the  Canyon Challenge!! Doing either the 5k & Full or 5k & Half!!

Time Limit:  7 Hours for both the 1/2 & 26.2

Average Temperature:  Low is 58/High is 78, Because of the unique location temperatures will be mild compared to most areas in the Summer

Finish Line: There will be a live DJ/Entertainer at the start/finish area during the duration of the race

Charities:  We will be working with some local organizations including: Second Chance Animal Sanctuary and the high school

Coaching:  Do  you need a little extra help and motivation? We also offer a 14-week  individual training plan with one on one coaching (if needed) upon  registration! Please contact us @ for  more information.

Wellsboro:   The combination of beauty, forests, stores and rich history of this  area make this a sure fire destination race for a summer weekend  getaway!!  We would be Honored to have you!!

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