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Gunpowder Trail Race

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Location:
Gunpowder State Park - Belair Rd
Race Distance: 

Location: Gunpowder Falls State Park, Central Sweathouse Area, Belair Road, Kingsville

See map: Google maps

 

Race Distance: 5.25 miles

The Big Gunpowder race is the 4th in the BRRC trail series, and, at 5 (ish) miles, also the shortest. But don’t let that fool you! There’s still plenty of excitement in those miles, including a killer climb at the start, probably a water crossing or two, definitely some mud, a few rocky sections, and some of the prettiest single-track around. Also, prizes for first overall male and female finishers!

This race is free to members, and $10 to non-members.  Donations of $5 is appreciated and go to BRRC to make it possible for us to have these great events!  Thanks!  Registration is race-day only starting at 8:15 am in the parking area on the east side of Belair Road (on the side opposite Gunpowder Lodge). Race starts at 9.

If you can’t or don’t want to run, please consider volunteering, as it would be greatly appreciated (and will fulfill your GPS volunteer requirement)! Please contact Erin Dembeck at erin.surette@gmail.com if you’d like to help.

Directions: 695 to exit 32B, Belair Road N

Parking area is on the right.  If parking is full, please park across Belair Road at the Park and Ride, next to our friends at the Gunpowder Lodge.  This is free parking and you can safely walk through the underpass foot path to our race.

Bonus!  Take your bib number to the Gunpowder Lodge after the race for 10% off any time, for this Sunday only!

Trail map: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Documents/Central_Sweathouse.pdf

 
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