Race, Run, Ride & Ramble
on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail
Shippensburg, PA

Sunday April 27, 2014

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15k Race - 1 pm

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A point to point, 15K (9.3 mile) running race on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail starting at the Newville trail head and finishing at the Shippensburg Township Park. The trail has a smooth crushed stone surface with long sweeping turns thru beautiful farmland.

Transportation will be provided for racers from the park to the start in Newville for the first 250 entries. Entries over 250 will be required to find their own transportation to Newville.  The bus will leave Shippensburg Township Park at 11:40, 12:00 and 12:20.  Please take the earliest bus you can in order to get everyone to the starting line on time.  There are restroom facilities at the start.  Water and snacks will be available while you wait.
You will be able to check a bag at the start in Newville and it will be transported back to the Shippensburg Township Park. The bags will remain secured  until your return to the park.  You may retrieve your bag by showing the bag check your race number.

There will be three water stops on the course at approximately mile 2, mile 4 and mile 6.75.

Last year's winner was Matt Elgin  of Chambersburg, PA  winning with a time of 57:41. The female winner was Megan Elizabeth Vandenheng of Shippensburg, PA with a course record time of of 1:01:07.  The masters category was won by Kenny Askins of Mechanicsburg, PA in 1:03:47 and 6th overall male and Amy Stahlman of Shippensburg, PA in 1:13:01 and 5th overall female.

Awards Race, Run, Ride & Ramble 15k Award Race, Run, Ride & Ramble 15k Age Group Award
  Top 3 overall male & female
Top 2 masters male & female
Top 2 age group male & female
(19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over)

5k Run - 11 am        

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An out and back 5k (3.1 mile) fun run/walk on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail beginning and ending at the Shippensburg Township Park.

There will be two water stops on the course at approximately mile 1 and mile 2.

Last year's winner was Greg Cauller of  York, PA with a time of 18:16 and Vicki Boyer of Elizabethtown, PA in 19:59.  The masters winners were Allen Bishop of McConnellsburg, PA in 22:04 and Marge Lebo of New Cumberland, PA in 26:17.

Awards Race, Run, Ride & Ramble 5k Award Race, Run, Ride & Ramble 5k Age Group Award
  Top 3 overall male & female
Top 2 masters male & female
Top 2 age group male & female
(12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over)

30k Ride - 10:45 am

An out and back 30K (18.6 mile) bike ride on the Cumberland Valley Rail-Trail from the Shippensburg Township Park to the trail head in Newville and back to the Shippensburg Township Park. This is a non-competitive ride.  Rest stops will be available along the way with a snack in Newville.  

15k Ramble - 10 am

A 15K (9.3 mile) hike from the Shippensburg Township Park to the trail head in Newville. Water stops will be available along the way.  Transportation will be provided from Newville back to the park.

The ramble is your opportunity to hike the trail from end to end and not have to arrange a ride back. The only requirement is that you give yourself enough time to get to Newville before the bus bringing the 15k racers to the start is ready to leave at 1pm.

All participants receive lunch. All pre-registrants will receive a 100% cotton t-shirt A tech shirt upgrade is available Pre-registration ends on April 13. Early registration prices with online registration until April 26.  Race day registration will be $10 more than online registration.

Lunch will be provided to everyone who is registered.  We hope to have chicken BBQ again this year.  Extra lunches will be available for purchase for your family and friends who come out to cheer you on.  If you would like to have a vegetarian option, please call 717.300.1337 or email race@cvrtc.org in advance so we can make the arrangements.

Registration for all events will occur at the Shippensburg Township Park starting at 9 am.
Event will be held rain or shine.  No refunds.
You must be present to receive your award.  No awards will be mailed.
Bike riders will start as a group at 10:45 am.
Racers and Ramblers must be registered to receive transportation. Transportation for the race will leave the park at 11:40, 12:00 and 12:20. 
The last return transportation for the ramble will leave Newville at 1 PM.
All proceeds will benefit the Cumberland Valley Rail-to-Trails Council, a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation
Results will be posted at www.timberhilltiming.com/Results.html
For more information or to volunteer contact:
Garret Stahlman 717.300.1337 race@cvrtc.org

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