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South Branch Farms

Sasquatch 5K & 10K Trail Run

The Sasquatch 5k has combined with the Thoroughbred 10k for York's premier trail running event!

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Sasquatch 5K & 10K Trail Run

Time & Location

Sep 08, 2018, 9:00 AM

South Branch Farms, 6198 Reynolds Mill Rd, Seven Valleys, PA 17360, USA

About The Event

Registration for the Sasquatch 5K OR 10K

$15 through the end of July

$20 through the end of August

$25 up until race day

( shirts are an additional $5 )

Price includes - the run, chip timing, bibs, finisher patch, lunch, various beverage samples, aches, pains, laughs, etc. See details below, click here for the full rundown: https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/SevenValleys/SasquatchPreservationTrailRun510K

The Sasquatch 5K and Thoroughbred 10K are being combined for the Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run 5 & 10 K, both runs will occur at the same time at the amazing FNLT preserved South Branch Farms in Seven Valleys (new location for the 5K – previous location of our 10K). The Sasquatch is chip timed and the 5 & 10 K will have a slightly staggered start, meaning everyone finishes at the same finish line, around the same time, making for a grand finale.

The Sasquatch was featured in Runner’s World magazine’s list of America’s Top Trail Races, all off-road, cross-country and trail runs covering mixed terrain and elevation. Enjoy woods, crops, meadows and streams – native songbirds, deer, turkeys, owls, foxes, coyotes, snakes and sasquatches, all populate this beautiful landscape. The 10K is challenging, with steeper inclines including OVER the historic Howard Tunnel / Rail Trail. Both runs cross the Codorus Creek in the last stretch (a nice cool down)! As our host and course designer Rob Kinsley states, “If you finish and you’re not wet and dirty, you’re disqualified!”

Post-race features early lunch from White Rose Bar & Grill, fruits from Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market, beer sampling from Brewery Products (21+ with ID), music and celebration with your fellow runners. Bonus - smoothie samples plus discount coupons from Smoothie King!

PRIVATE property - no trespassing pre or post-race day. Since this is an active farm, please NO ANIMALS. Due to the terrain, NO STROLLERS on the course. Please car pool.

LOVE OPEN SPACE, WOODS, WATER & THE COUNTRYSIDE?

The Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run 5 & 10K benefits Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County, preserving of prime agricultural and sensitive environmental landscapes. FNLT has 135+ properties with over 10,000 acres permanently preserved.

REGISTRATION INFO

Register via link with added fee, or via flyer/check to FNLT. Once we get to September, shirts are limited and sold out by race day. All the details here - https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/SevenValleys/SasquatchPreservationTrailRun510K

EARLY PACKET PICK UP is at Flying Feet Sport Shoes on Friday, September 7th from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Flying Feet is located at 1511 Mount Rose Avenue in York, PA.

Day of race registration starts at 7:30 AM.

AWARDS & PRIZES

Collectible Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run patches (thanks Valley Products!) are given in place of awards or trophies, a new one each year – collect them all! Prizes awarded for both the 5K and 10K – Top Male & Female, Age Groups, Best Costume and more. Additional unique random prizes and giveaways galore. In the past we’ve had fresh baked pies, local fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, sporting goods and other fun stuff.

QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, CONCERNS?

Please contact Sean Kenny, Executive Director of FNLT – skenny@farmtrust.org.

EARN FREE REGISTRATION - Buy any pair of trail shoes at Flying Feet Sport Shoes and get FREE registration for the 5K or 10K – yes, you read that correctly. You must go into the store and purchase the shoes, from there they'll get you set! (thank them for their support!)

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