ROCK THE QUARRY
TRAIL CHALLENGE 5K & KIDS FUN RUN
13th ANNUAL ROCK THE QUARRY TRAIL CHALLENGE 5K & KIDS FUN RUN:
2020 Date – POSTPONED until September 11th, 2021
We’re disappointed to announce that we’re going to have to postpone the 13th annual Rock the Quarry Trail Challenge 5K until September 11th, 2021. Rock the Quarry is all about bringing the community together and with the COVID-19 situation, we don’t feel that we can safely accomplish that. We are still looking at ways to support the Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families & the Asheville Museum of Science this year, so stay tuned! Thank you for supporting the race and we look forward to seeing everyone next year!
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Locally owned and operated Grove Stone & Sand Company is proud to host the 13th 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, Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS).
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 “ROCK” headband for participating. YOU CAN REGISTER KIDS FOR THE FUN RUN ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE OR YOU CAN REGISTER THEM ON RACE-DAY.
WHEN // Postponed until September 11th, 2021
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 11th) – $30; Race-Day – $35; Kids Fun Run (10 and under) – $5.00/participant
REGISTRATION WEBSITE // The 2021 link will be updated at a later date.
ANNUAL NON-PROFITS // All proceeds benefit Black Mountain Home for Children and Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS)
RACE SCHEDULE //
Saturday, September 11th, 2021 @ 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 (9/11) from 4:30 – 6:00pm or you can pick up the packets the morning of the race from 7:30am – 9am (please come early!) in the picnic shed near the race starting line.
AWARDS // Awards for top male and female finisher in each age group & CASH PRIZES to the 1st ($200), 2nd ($100), & 3rd ($50) place overall finishers. Masters Division (40 and over) overall male & female finishers receive a gift card to Vertical Runner in Black Mountain!
SHIRTS – T-shirts for all participants guaranteed if registered before September 3rd. Feedback from last year’s race is that the RTQ shirt will be your new favorite running shirt! Shirt sizes are all uni-sex sizing this year.
Age group awards will go to the 1st,2nd, & 3rd male and female finishers in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 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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