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2019 RUN FOR THE HILL OF IT
Glassford Hill Summit Trail Fun Run
Saturday, October 5th, 2019
COURSE AND PARKING FOR PARTICIPANTS HAS CHANGED**
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE & PARKING MAP
Pre-Registration is open July 1st through September 20th
Registration Fee: $20 for adults (16 and up) | $15 for youth (15 and under)
Registration includes a t-shirt and medal! (T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed.)
Starting and finishing on the Glassford Hill Summit Trail, the Run For the Hill of It Fun Run offers panoramic views of Northern Arizona all the way to the summit of the mountain. The trail starts at 5,180 feet and ascends to an elevation of 6,123 feet at the turn around (2.3 miles). The course is a doubletrack dirt trail. Due to the nature of this course you may encounter animals such as deer, antelope, javelina and others. We ask that you please stay on the course and admire the animals from a distance.
Remember, this event is a fun run! Enjoy the course at your own pace!
For the safety of yourself and others, we ask that you please leave strollers and animals at home for this event.
EVENT DETAILS AND SCHEDULE:
Parking: Participants, please park in the large lot to the south of the Summit Trail parking lot on Castle Drive. Staff members will be there to assist with parking. The Summit Trail parking lot will be closed to the public.
Please do not park along Castle Drive, your vehicle may be towed if you do so.
Course: The course starts and finishes at the base of Glassford Hill. The course itself is 4.6 miles in total with an elevation gain of 943 feet. There will be two water/first aid stations along the course. This is a fun run! Go at your own pace and enjoy the course!
Check-In: Check-In will be at the Summit Trail parking lot. Check-In starts at 6:00 AM. Day of registrations will also take place at the check-in table. For day of registration please bring cash or credit card. Checks cannot be processed.
Start Times: Participants will be broken into 2 groups. Upon checkout you will asked if you are a runner/jogger or walker/hiker. Please choose accordingly. Start times for each group are as follows:
- Runners & Joggers: 7:15 AM
- Walkers & Hikers: 7:30 AM