Saddle Up Spring Challenge 2021

Sat May 8, 2021 Rochelle Park, NJ 07662 US Directions
Events

Spring Challenge

8:00AM EDT - 6:00PM EDT
Place
152 Howard Ave
Saddle River County Park
Rochelle Park, NJ US 07662
Description

We are back and can't wait to host another fun filled day at the Saddle Up Spring Challenge on May 8th (Saturday).  Looking for a new kind of race, or just a way to kick start your training?  This event is friendly for runners, walkers and families at all fitness levels.  Run, walk or crawl your way to the finish line.  It's your race, your way.  Start anytime during the day, you decide your start time and distance.  Invite friends and family to join and support each other along the way.  A portion of the net proceeds will be donated to a worthy Bergen County First Aid Squad in need. 

Our first 150 registered participants will receive a commemorative cooler bag! 

*There will be "grab and go" style food options available to all registered participants*

**ALL LOCAL AND STATE GUIDELINES FOR COVID-19 SAFETY WILL BE FOLLOWED PER THE RECOMMENDATIONS AT THE TIME AND DATE OF THE EVENT.  SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ENFORCED AND FACE COVERINGS WILL BE REQUIRED WHILE NOT PARTICIPATING ON COURSE.  A COMPLETED COVID QUESTIONNAIRE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE ON RACE DAY PRIOR TO START.

Participants will have up to 10 hours (Start anytime between 8am to 5:30pm) to run or walk the 2 mile loop* as many times as they wish.  The course is a partially shaded flat paved path that runs along the river inside the Saddle River County Park, Rochelle Park Area.  Course and support will close at 6PM.  A fully stocked aid station near the start & finish area will include water, sports drink, gels or similar sweet and salty snacks.  An additional aid station near the halfway point will have fluids only.  Runners are encouraged to bring their own hydration container to refill.  Timing will be provided to record the time and the number of loops for all participants. *The course loop was measured at 1.99mi and will be marked if you desire to achieve a 5k, 10k, 13.1m, 26.2m, 50k, 60k, 50m or 100k distance.

Finisher medals will be given to all participants who complete at least one loop. Individual medals for 5k, 10k, 13.1mi, 26.2mi & 50k distances will be awarded. Plaques will be awarded to 60k, 50mi or 100k finishers.  

Registration $40.00 per individual.  Discounted rates available for families of same household (2 parents + up to 3 children). Details listed below.    

Entries are limited to ensure the quality of our event, please register soon to secure your spot.

We are looking forward to sharing this fun filled spring event with you!

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Discounts for Families of the same household 2 parents & 1 child 16 and under $90; Families of the same household 2 parents & 2 children 16 and under $110; Families of the same household 2 parents & 3 children 16 and under $130.  *USE MULTI-PERSON PRICING OPTION DURING REGISTRATION PROCESS. 

Parking lot located near 152 Howard Ave, Rochelle Park NJ 07662. Neighborhood street parking also available nearby. There are bathroom facilities, a playground, softball field & basketball court. We will have lawn games and sports equipment available for use. 

There will be "grab and go" style food options available to all registered participants.  You are also welcome to bring your own food & games to enjoy, there is plenty of space to picnic at the event (please notify race organizers with information prior to race day). Large groups and running clubs are allowed to bring their own tent with prior approval from race organizers. 

Participants may check-in anytime between 7am - 5pm.  Course will be open with support between 8am - 6pm; participants must start by 5:30pm.  Main aid station will be fully stocked with water, sports drink, gels or simular sweet and salty snacks.  Aid station on course near halfway point will have fluids only.

 

 

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