Mohawk Mountain Race
Are you ready to test your climbing legs?! In cooperation with Mohawk Mountain, the Mohawk Mountain Race is sponsored by Steep Endurance! Normally a ski mountain in the winter, the mountain will be transformed into a super fun course! With its challenging ascents/descents up and down the ski mountain it is sure to be an race to remember with sweeping viewpoints of the popping Fall foliage at every turn. With several distances to choose from (5K/10K) and NEW this year, Half Marathon/Marathon options, there's something for every member of the family!
Registration starts on Tuesday, March 19.
T-shirts will be guaranteed to the first 100 pre-registered runners by October 7. Additional Shirts can be purchased for $20. Please see event store link above.
A portion of your entry fee and/or proceeds from the race series will go to a local non-profit charity.
Refund Policy: There will no refunds and/or no transfers of your registration or bib to any other person. Entry fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, starting well in advance of the race date--including course preparation, race supplies, permits, and administration.
Hikers/walkers are more than welcome to do the 5K race.
The Mohawk Mountain Race will go up the left side of the mountain to the steep “Wildwood Trail” to the top of the mountain, then traversing over to and down the Timber Trail. Upon reaching the bottom of the mountain, runners work their way over to the right side of the mountain towards the Pine, Laurel and Deer Run Trails, then it’s a short trip down Victor’s Way, then back up the Pine Trail, a quick right onto Ledges up to the top of the mountain. After hitting the summit a second time, it’s down the Mohawk Trail to the finish. That's just one loop though for the 5K runners! 10K runners will do two loops to complete the course.
Runners in the Half Marathon course will run one loop respectively of the 5K course plus additional miles in the Mohawk State Forest. Marathon runners will do two loops of the Half Marathon Course.
5K: over 1300'+
10K: over 2600'+
Half Marathon: 3100'+
Awards will be presented in the following age groups for both men and women in the 5K/10K races.
Overall, 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up.
Runners in the Half Marathon/Marathon will receive special finisher awards with additional awards to the top 3 podium finishers in both overall and masters divisions.
Post Race Celebration
You’ve just finished a super challenging one of a kind course! Enjoy your accomplishment, sit back, relax, and don’t forget to cheer on all the runners coming in behind you! We will have the usual spread including bagels, bananas, pizza, non-alcoholic hydration options. **Alcoholic beverages are not provided, but you are welcome to BYOB.
There will also be a Food Truck Festival and Craft Fair for you to enjoy after the race!
For more info and detailed course maps, please go to www.steependurance.com/mohawk-mountain-race.html
Local time: 9:26 AM