Hot Chili Challenge

Visit the 2018 Hot Chili Challenge Photo Album to find your picture!

8 Mile Trail Run  and  5K

One of our most popular annual trail races! Two chip-timed races to choose from: 8 Mile Trail Run or 5K on multi-use path.


Sunday, October 21, 2018

Check In Start Time
8:00 am

8 Mile Trail Run
Start Time: 10:00 am

5K (on flat railroad bed):
Start Time: 10:15 am


Kittatinny Valley State Park
199 Gooddale Road
Newton , NJ 07860


Pre-registration Deadline: October 9, 2018. Packet Pickup is on race day only.  Please register in advance if at all possible to reduce the rush on race day.


8 Mile  (minimum age 15)

  • $30 through 10/9
  • $40 10/10-race day


  • $25 through 10/9
  • $35 10/10-race day
  • Kids 13 and under: $10  (no shirt or raffle, must be accompanied by adult until start of race)


Get 2016 results at


8 Mile: Trophies to top 3 M/F and Cash Awards, Medals to top 3 M/F in 5 yr. age groups. NO ENTRANTS UNDER AGE OF 15 FOR 8 MILE TRAIL RUN

5K: Trophies to top 3 M/F in 5 yr age groups, Medals to top 3 M/F in 5 yr. age groups.

  • Color Race Shirts for first 250 entries received by October 1
  • Bib and packet pick up on race day
  • Rolls, Coffee, Homemade Chili, HotDogs, Snack Bars, Water
  • DJ & Free Raffle Drawings