Runners near Evans Mill

 

Green Ribbon Trail Race

View photos from the 2014 Green Ribbon Trail Race

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Race Results available here

Registration - Online Registration

  • $35 by 10/24
  • $40 after 10/24
  • $65 - Become a first time WVWA member and receive one free entry plus a WVWA water bottle and drawstring bag.

 

Location & Times MAP

The race starts and ends at the Upper Gwynedd Township Park

1 Parkside Drive, North Wales, PA 19454  

Follow Main Street/Sumneytown Pike to the park.        

Day of Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m

Race start: 9:00 a.m.

Runners must clear the course by 10:30 a.m.

Sponsors:

North Wales Running Company        

 

 

  

 

 

 

Course Description

Challenge yourself on the beautiful Green Ribbon Trail. This 5-mile race is ideal for both experienced and new trail runners. Runners will start at Parkside Place Park and follow the Green Ribbon Trail downstream, then turn onto Swedesford Road at WVWA’s Evans-Mumbower Mill. Run up Evergreen Drive, then circle through the Natural Lands Trust’s Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Reconnect with the Green Ribbon Trail and finish back at the Park’s pavilion for the award ceremony and brunch.

Details

Start & Finish

9:00 a.m. - all runners must finish by 10:30 a.m.

Awards

The prizes are provided by North Wales Running Company.

Prizes:
Overall-- 1st male and female-- $50
2nd male and female--$30
3rd male and female--$15
Age Group awards-  1st (only) in age groups--$10

Prizes will be awarded to the 1st place male and female runners in 10-year age groups: 15 and under, 16-19, up to 70 & older

Course

The trail is a natural, wooded trail with a variety of surfaces - dirt, gravel, grass, some single-track, two sets of stepping-stones and a few paved sections. It is mostly flat, with a few climbs and descents.

Police will assist with road crossings.

Amenities

Professional chip timeing by Run the Day

Wicking T-shirts - short sleeve, technical unisex shirts
(while supplies last - shirts cannot be guaranteed for day-of registration)

Water stop on course

Brunch provided by Fireside Bar & Grille of Ambler Fireside Bar & Grille

Take the Trail Maker's Challenge!

Since 1957 WVWA has preserved over 45 properties to create the Green Ribbon Trail, a band of green to protect our area’s most important natural resource, the Wissahickon Creek. Make this a WIN-WIN event by collecting pledges and win a prize for your efforts. Help us to maintain and improve our trail by collecting pledges for the Green Ribbon Trail Race.

Use WVWA’s DonorPages to make your fundraising fast and easy

Sponsorships - contact: Gina Craigo - gina@wvwa.org