Twilight Quad Event Series

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Series Information

This year marks the 34th anniversary of the Mercer County Twilight QUAD. It's the oldest continuous running series in the region. Each event begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday evenings in the summer months. Over 50,000 finishers have been recorded through the first 128 events of the QUAD.

Runners who complete all four events will receive a commemorative award. Each year, over 150 runners and walkers complete all four events of the series.

Event Schedule

Strawberry Days 5K - Event #1 - online registration is closed for this event
Date:
June 28, 2017

Location:
From I-79, follow Rt 208 East into GC. Turn right at blinker light before McDonalds onto Poplar St., Go 1 block to old GC Middle School on the left (112 W Poplar St on your GPS)

Parking:
Park at HS Football Field. Follow signs for other parking sites.

Course:
Flattest course of series. USA T&F Certified Out-and-back with 3/4 mile loop in middle of course


Dam Race - Event #2:
Date:
July 12, 2017

Location:
Thelma's Sports Nook, 255 East High Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150

Course:
Out and Back course crossing the Shenango Dam Causeway
Turnaround on paved rails to trails road


UPMC Horizon 5K - Event #3:
Date:
July 26, 2017

Location:
110 N Main St, Greenville, PA 16127

Course:
5,000 Meters (3.1 Miles) USA T&F Certified (PA84064PR)
Out-and-back rolling course with gradual half mile downhill finish


Courtney's Ice Cream Race - Event #4:
Date:
August 16, 2017

Location:
Grove City Medical Center, Grove City, Pennsylvania (Mercer County)
Intersection of Cranberry Road and Route 173 on north edge of boro
Follow blue "H" Hospital Signs from Grove City exits of I-79 and I-80.
Cranberry Road closes at 6:15pm, so come early.

631 N Broad St Ext, Grove City, PA 16127

Course:
5,000 Meters (3.1 Miles) USA T&F Certified (PA93009PR)
Out-and-back, rolling 5K course with gradual 1/2 mile downhill finish

5K Age Groups & Awards

11 & Under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Top 5 male and top 5 female finishers; Top Masters male and female finishers

Top 3 in each age group; No duplications

All 5K events will be scored using ChampionChip Timing Technology Entrants will be issued a computer chip to attach to the shoe. Times will be automatically recorded as the chips cross the finish line mats. Timing mats at each mile providing mile splits in the results.

All chips must be returned at the finish.
$35.00 fee for all lost chips.

Event is open to walkers and runners.
No specific awards for walking division.

Digital clock display & timing services by THE RUNNER'S HIGH

Kids Races

All events include a half mile children's run starting at 7:45 pm

Each participant will receive a finisher's ribbon. Entry fee is $6.00 per child.

Awards: Top 3 boy and girl finishers in the following age groups: 5 & Under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11.

Youth QUAD is intended for kids 11 & under. No awards for runners over 11 years of age

Race Day Registration

Individual 5K base fee is $12.00 per person. ($15.00 on race day)

Base entry includes refreshments, results, race entry and commemorative pin. Race clothing sold separately in advance and on race day. (Limited sizes and quantities on race day.) Shirts not saved for no-shows after 8:

Questions?

For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.


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