Hot Chili Challenge 8 Mile Trail Run and 5K

DATE

Sunday, October 20, 2024

TIME

Check-In

9:15 am

8 Mile Trail Run

Start Time: 10:00 am
Minimum age: 15 years old by race day

5K (on rail trail)

Start Time: 10:15 am

LOCATION

Kittatinny Valley State Park
199 Gooddale Road
Newton , NJ 07860

REGISTRATION

Pre-registration Deadline: October 15, 2024

FEES

8 Mile  (Minimum Age 15)

  • $40 – Online Registration through 10/15
  • $50 – 10/16 through race day

5K

  • $40 – Online Registration through 10/15
  • $50 – 10/16 through race day
  • $20 – Kids (K through 8th Grade)

DETAILS

Two chip-timed races to choose from: 8 mile trail run or 5K on rail trail at Kittatinny Valley State Park.

The Trail Run is a Technical Course. (See Course Map)

The 5K rail trail is a multi-use rail bed, flat and fast. 

Strategic points will be manned by volunteer runners who are very familiar with the course. Course includes at least 4 water stations.

  • Minimum age for 8 Mile Race is 15 years old.
  • Homemade chili, hot chocolate, coffee, grilled hot dogs, snack bars
  • Newater station on site provides H20 for 300 thirsty runners
  • Courses marked with environmentally-safe white paint
  • Timing and race results by Compuscore