Saturday, October 27th, 2018 at Gobbler’s Knob
Registration Time/Check In: 9 a.m.
5K Start Time: 10 a.m.
2.2K Fun Walk Start Time: 10:15 a.m.
Rain or Shine
Age Categories: 14 and Younger 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60- 69 70+
Overall top 3 male/female finishers and in each age group will receive awards.
Early Registration Fee: $20
Registration Fee after 10/19/18: $25
T-Shirts are not guaranteed if participant registers after 10/19/18.
Course Information: The race and fun walk will begin at Gobbler’s Knob 1548 Woodland Ave Punxsutawney, PA 15767. The course will include the grounds around the Knob, the Gobbler’s Knob Trail, a portion of Woodland Ave Ext, and Pine Tree Road. The course will be distinctly marked. The race will finish with running the ‘trek’ past the Knob Stage.
Virtual 5k Run: $25
Can’t make it to Punxsutawney, but still want to participate? All virtual runners will receive a t-shirt and participation medal. Virtual runners will not be in contention for timed place awards in age categories or overall places. All virtual runners must register by 10/19/18, medals & shirts will be sent out at the time of registration. Virtual Runners are encouraged to dress up, run their 5k in a costume, and submit a picture with time to the Groundhog Club to be entered to when the Virtual Runner Costume Contest! Pictures will be shared on social media!
Participant Costume Contest
Participants are encouraged to dress up in costumes but are not required.
Costume Contest Rules
· Participants must remain in their costume for the race if they choose to participate in the competition. If you dress in a costume, you must be able to run/walk in the race safely.
· Costumes must be appropriate. If they are inappropriate, vulgar, etc. you will be asked to leave.
· Your costume will be judged at check in. All costume contest participants must arrive at
11:45 a.m. for costume judging and check in.
· The contest categories are: Best Duo or Group, Scariest, Cutest/Prettiest, Funniest, and Most Original/ Creative.
· There will be one winner selected from the Virtual Runners as the overall Virtual Runner Costume Contest Winner.