April 01, 2019
Have you registered yet? Don’t fret, there's still time!
2019 marks the 6th year for the race. It’s always a great time, and we look forward to seeing regular attendees as well as new faces each year! The race takes place Sunday, May 19th at 9:00am, and you are able to register up until the day of the event. Registration is $35 per person until Thursday, May 16th, and afterwards is $40. Those who pre-register will receive a t-shirt that can be picked up at Easton Outdoor Company the day before the race (Sat May 18th) or on race day. They are only available while supplies last, so try not to wait to register!
Gnomes will be placed throughout the trail this year. Collect them to receive a prize! Prizes will be awarded to the following age categories:
• 19 & under
Jacobsburg Park is an 1,168-acre State Park near Wind Gap in Northampton County, PA. The beautiful scenery, hills, great variety of trails, biking, fishing, cross-country skiing and more make it one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the Lehigh Valley. Trails range from fairly easy to more challenging tracks for experienced hikers.
WHAT YOU NEED FROM EOC
All you really need for the race is yourself and a positive attitude, but these Easton Outdoor items will definitely help make it a successful race! Here’s a few products we know you’ll love.
1. Goodr Sunglasses
Non-slip, no bounce, polarized and available in a TON of fun color combinations.
2. Osprey Duro 6
This backpack includes a Hydraulics® LT 1.5L reservoir so you can stay hydrated throughout the race.
3. New Footwear
We carry a huge assortment of footwear online and in store.
Who can participate in the race?
The Jacobsburg Trail Race is kid-friendly! We welcome all ages and fitness levels. It’s a great opportunity to challenge yourself! You can choose between either 5 or 10 mile track.
What’s the difference with the trails besides the amount of miles?
Runners of the 5 mile distance will run through the northwest part of the park along the Sobers Run and Bushkill Creeks. Participants in the 10 mile race will also get to experience Henry’s Woods Trail, a mile and a half trail surrounding Bushkill Creek. It’s the last old-growth forest in the Lehigh Valley.
What if it rains?
We hold the race rain or shine, so don’t let a little drizzle scare you away! We’ll see you race day.
How do you get to Jacobsburg Park?
From North: Route 33 South to Belfast Exit, Go Left off of exit, First stop sign go Left, At intersection of Jacobsburg Road go Right, In 0.2 miles stay Left to stay on Belfast Road, Horse Trailer Parking Area will be on the Left after the big bend in the road, 0.1 miles after Keller Road.
From South: Take 33 North to Belfast Exit, Go Right off of exit, Follow the same remaining directions. Plug “Jacobsburg State Park Horse Access Area” into Google Maps for directions.
When will we learn the official results of the race?
Results will be available at www.eastonoutdoorcompany.com in 1-2 days after the race.
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