"Conquer The Canyon" PA Grand Canyon Half, Full Marathon & 5K

Sat July 24 - Mon July 26 Wellsboro, PA 16901 US Directions
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"Conquer The Canyon" PA Grand Canyon Half & Full Marathon + 5K

In Wellsboro, the combination of beauty, forests, and the rich history of this area make this a sure-fire destination race for a summer weekend getaway. We have all distances to make sure you are having fun and challenged at the same time! 

 

Place
5440 US-6
Wellsboro, PA US 16901
DATE | START TIMES
  • All races will have a group start 
    • If you would like to start after the group, you may do so. 
    • The race is chip-timed so you will get your official time on the results page 
    • You MUST start within 5 minutes of the official start of your race
  • Saturday July 24, 2021
    • Full Marathon (7:30 am)
    • Half Marathon (8 am)
    • 1 Mile (8:15 am)
  • Sunday July 25, 2021
    • 5K (8 am)
COURSES | AID STATIONS

Half & Full Marathons-

  • The half and full courses will be run on State Park roads through Colton Point State Park.
  • The first 2.4 miles will be a gradual climb with spots that level off.
  • However, after that it's minimal elevation changes and a nice downhill finish.
  • This course will feature amazing views of the Canyon and will be one of the most scenic and unique events you will run.
  • The full marathon will be two loops.
  • course map https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2909331373

5k & 1 Mile-

NEW THIS YEAR 

  • The 5k will be at the same location as the half and full. 
  • The course will follow the same route as the half and full then split off  down towards the creek and then back to the festival area.
  • course map https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4265909137

TIME LIMIT

  • 6 hours for both the half & full

AID STATIONS

  • All runners/walkers are encouraged to carry their own hydration and fuel.
  • There will be 3 aid station on the course with water.
  • There will also be Gatorade at Stations 1 & 3. 
  • The finish line will have water and lemonade.
  • There will be paramedics on course for the half & full marathons. 

PORT A POTTIES

  • There will be 3 in the parking area.
  • There will be 5 at the start/finish area.
  • THere will be 2 on the course (located about mile 4). 
BIB PICKUP | REGISTRATION

SATURDAY

  • Checkin for full marathoners opens at 630a across the street from the parking area across from Sunset Ice Cream
  • Checkin for half  marathoners opens at 7a across the street from the parking area across from Sunset Ice Cream
  • If 5k runners want to do Saturday pickup it will be open between 830-10

SUNDAY

  • Checkin for 5Kers opens at 700a across the street from the parking area across from Sunset Ice Cream
  • Runners may also pickup their bib and shirt Saturday at the parking area across from Sunset Ice Cream between 830-10am

The last day to register for a guaranteed shirt is July 5, 2021. 

PARKING
  • Please park at 5440 Route 6, Wellsboro, PA 16901. Look for the Red Barn and park in that field. 
  • Across the street from the parking area there is a sign for Sunset Ice Cream. 
  • There will be NO onsite parking for the any event. 
  • There will be port-a-potties at the parking area. 
RESULTS

Your race results will be posted here. 

Please be patient, the internet access for this race is not reliable and we don't get a strong signal, so results will be posted by 6PM on race day. 

FEES
  • Half Marathon  
    • $65 until 5/31/2021
    • $70 until 6/30/2021
    • $80 until race day (If not sold out)  
  • Full Marathon
    • $75 until 5/31/2021
      $80 until 6/30/2021
      $90 until race day (If not sold out)  
  • 5k
    • $30 until 5/31/2021
      $35 until 6/30/2021
      $40 until race day (If not sold out)  
  • 1 Mile 
    • $10
  • Challenge - Half & 5K
    • $80 until 5/31/2021
      $95 until 6/30/2021
      $110 until race day (If not sold out)  
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  • No refunds will be given for these races.
AGE | AWARDS

Half & Full

  • Top 3 Male & Female
  • There will also be age group awards for both male and female runners:
  • 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

5K

  • Top 3 Male & Female
  • 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

All awards will be distributed in the finish area. Sorry, but we can NOT mail awards after the event. 

T-SHIRTS | MEDALS
  • Amazing race themed short sleeve tech shirt.
  • Last day to register for a GUARANTEED shirt is July 5, 2021. 
  • Unique medal symbolic for the PA Grand Canyon will be awarded to all participants for the half, full and 5k
CHARITY

We will be donating to the Wellsboro Fireman's Ambulance Association. They are an amazing group of women and men that volunteer their time to help keep the community of Wellsboro safe. We are happy to be partnered with them. 

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Additional Fees
Use fee : $2.00
PA WILDS SERIES

Four destination races will all be located in the PA Wilds in 2021. If you complete all four, you will receive a special medal! 

Ohiopyle- May 15 & 16
Conquer the Canyon-July 24 & 25
Run for the Elk- August 7 & 8
Pocono -October 24

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