Sat October 7, 2023 Cortland, NY 13045 US Directions
1200' incline in the first mile- then it's all down hill!
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Toughest 5K (between ADK's and the Rockies)

$42.50 10:00AM EDT - 11:59AM EDT
135 spots left. Price increases after September 30, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


Greek Peak Mountain Resort
2000 NY-392
Cortland, NY US 13045


We probably should call this event the "Most Rewarding 5K" as the greater the challenge, the greater the reward! 

If you want to test yourself more than your typical 5K, consider joining us for the 4th Annual Toughest 5K (Between the ADK's and the Rockies) on Saturday October 7 in beautiful Greek Peak Mtn. Resort.  You will probably run your slowest ever mile (mile 1) and your fastest ever mile (mile 3) in this one single event.  

The time of year for this challenging 5K is splendid with cool temps and the beginning of the fall foliage season. 

There will be plenty to do post race with live music, food/drink specials for all participants. There will also be a beer/wine festival (starting at noon) and a ski/snowboard swap event that is one of the largest held in the Northeast.

Earn a gold medal if you finish your 5K in under 30 minutes, silver medal if under 45 minutes, bronze if under 60 minutes or a finisher medal if over an hour. 
We will adding extra awards for sub 30 finishers and overall winners (top 3) that we will announce soon.

This unique 5K isn't for everyone but it just might be the challenge you have been looking for. Hope to see you there!

Limited to 300 total participants. Finisher medals will be delivered post event.


Course map will be available soon





All participants receive a bad ass custom shirt that you will be proud to wear along with custom cookie and the biggest get of all, a rewarding finisher medal (Gold-Under 30 min, Silver-Under 45 min., Bronze-Under 60 min, Finisher medal-Over 60 min)


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