ROCK THE QUARRY
TRAIL CHALLENGE 5K & KIDS FUN RUN
ROCK THE QUARRY TRAIL CHALLENGE 5K & KIDS FUN RUN:
2016 Date – Saturday, September 17th, 2016 @ 9:30am; Kids Fun Run (10 and under) starts at 9:15am
Registration Link – https://racesonline.com/events/rock-the-quarry
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Locally owned and operated Grove Stone & Sand Company is proud to partner with presenting sponsor Carolina Cat to host the 9th annual Rock the Quarry Trail Challenge 5K and Kids Fun Run in the heart of the Swannanoa Valley. Rock the Quarry 5K Challenge is a foot race with a mission to bring our community together to celebrate good health in our beautiful surroundings while supporting our neighbors. All proceeds from the event benefit Grove Stone’s neighbor, the Black Mountain Home for Children, and long-time partner, the Colburn Earth Science Museum soon to be called Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS).
We’ve been selected for the 2016 Asheville Track Club Grand Prix !!! Here’s a link to the ATC Grand Prix webpage – ATC Grand Prix 2016
There will also be a Fun Run this year for kids ages 10 and under. The Fun Run will be a 1/4 mile loop thru the woods and will cost only $5.00/child. The kids will not receive a shirt but will receive a fun gift for participating. YOU CAN REGISTER KIDS FOR THE FUN RUN ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE OR YOU CAN REGISTER THEM ON RACE-DAY.
WHEN // Saturday, September 17th, 2016 @ 9:30am
WHERE // Grove Stone & Sand Quarry (Back Gate off Lake Eden Road)
842 Old U.S. Hwy 70. Black Mountain, NC
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ENTRY FEE // Early Registration (thru August 31st) – $25; September Registration (Sept 1st – Sept 16th) – $30; Race-Day – $35; Kids Fun Run (10 and under) – $5.00/participant
REGISTRATION WEBSITE // https://racesonline.com/events/rock-the-quarry
ANNUAL NON-PROFITS // All proceeds benefit Black Mountain Home for Children and Asheville Museum of Science (formerly Colburn Earth Science Museum)
RACE SCHEDULE //
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 @ 9:30am. The Kids Fun Run will start promptly at 9:15am and the 5K will begin at 9:30am.
PACKET PICKUP// Grove Stone & Sand Company (842 Old US Highway 70 entrance) at the scale house on Friday (9/16) from 4:00 – 6:00pm
AWARDS // Awards for top male and female finisher in each age group & CASH PRIZES to the 1st ($200) & 2nd ($100) place overall finishers. New – Masters Division (40 and over) prizes for 1st overall male & female ($100)!
Technical t-shirts for all participants guaranteed if registered before September 6th. Feedback from last year’s race is that the RTQ shirt will be your new favorite running shirt!
Age group awards will go to the 1st,2nd, & 3rd male and female finishers in the following age groups: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59,60-69, 70 & Over. Masters Division (40 and over) 1st overall male & female. No double dipping!
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