Twilight Quad Event Seriesin United States
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This year marks the 35th 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.
Strawberry Days 5K - Event #1 - online registration is closed for this event
June 27, 2018
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)
Park at HS Football Field. Follow signs for other parking sites.
Flattest course of series. USA T&F Certified Out-and-back with 3/4 mile loop in middle of course
Dam Race - Event #2:
July 11, 2018
Thelma's Sports Nook, 255 East High Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150
Out and Back course crossing the Shenango Dam Causeway
Turnaround on paved rails to trails road
UPMC Horizon 5K - Event #3:
July 25, 2018
110 N Main St, Greenville, PA 16127
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:
August 15, 2018
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
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
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 $14.00 per person. ($18.00 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:
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