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2019 Tartan 5K Run will begin and end on the campus of Highland View Academy. Highland View Academy is located eight miles east of Hagerstown, Maryland at the base of South Mountain, a section of the Blue Ridge Range. Within view of campus, Black Rock Mountain rises in wooded splendor on the Appalachian Trail. The Tartan 5K Run will start and finish at the Administration Parking Lot of Highland View Academy located at 10100 Academy Dr, Hagerstown, MD 21740. The course itself will take you both on the campus of Highland View Academy and the nearby Mt. Aetna Retreat Center. Start at Highland View Academy Administration Building parking lot. Down to the school entrance sign and the back up to a left on Academy Lane. Immediately turn left and leave road onto trail. Cross over small stream (will have temporary bridge for event). Make sharp left to circle lake. Make gentle left onto trail passing horse pasture. Right onto Retreat Way thru parking area and then make left onto trail passing amphitheater. Run onto gravel drive and circle the climbing tower. Make sharp left toward Academy Lane. Right on Academy Lane. Make left turn and run up trail to the old horse corral. Past Chesapeake Conference Warehouse. Out and back on faculty lane. Turn left on Academy Drive and finish at HVA Administration Building parking lot.
Proceeds from the run benefit worthy students in their quest to obtain a quality Christian high school education. Over 60% of the current student body receive scholarships for them through the Worthy Student Fund. Students come from not only the local Hagerstown area but also nationally from the states like Delaware, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia and internationally from countries like Brazil or China. More information about the school can be found at www.HighlandViewAcademy.com