_ The 2018 Buck Knob 5k Hill Climb Challenge:
Join us for this "heck of a hill" 5K challenge! You will race from St. Pius X High School to the cross at the top of Buck Knob Hill and back!You will gain 300+ foot elevation in the roughly 1.5 miles on your way up! The downhill is the best and FASTEST in town! Enjoy plenty refreshments when you hit the finish!!! All proceeds benefit St. Pius Project Prom. Must be 10 years of age to enter. Cape Road Runners will be timing the event.
Event details and schedule
Buck Knob 5K Hill Climb Challenge
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9 a.m.
Online registration until: midnight - Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Must register online by Wednesday, March 7, 2018 for tshirt (after March 7 - not guaranteed a shirt/sizes)
$25 per person - $30/race day registration - CASH/CHECK ONLY (not guaranteed shirt/sizes)
Packet pick up: Race day 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.
St. Pius X High School
1030 St. Pius Dr.
Festus, MO 63028
Important note for participants:
In the event of hazardous weather conditions, there could be a delay of the race start – please check the Buck Knob Face Book web page for updates.
Local area police and EMS will be present for the event as well.
Parking is available in the large school parking lot just past the school on the left.
Located in front of school – just beyond circle drive.
Located in the school/first floor hallway.
Please follow signs.
7:30 – 8:45 am
Located in runners area in front of school.
PLEASE NOTE: After you have crossed the finish line, there will be volunteers to hand you a time stick. This allows for recording of your race time.
Awards Ceremony Begins:
Overall Male & Female: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards
Male and Female age groups: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Ages: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59, 60-69, 70+
Race timing: Cape Road Runners
Plenty refreshments will be available post race in the runners area.
Weather Cancellation Policy: When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, The Buck Knob Challenge/St. Pius X High School officials maintain the right to cancel the event. The Buck Knob Challenge may be canceled or delayed if any of the following weather conditions exist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm, “Heavy” Rain, other major weather condition...or a Zombie Apocalypse – you never know. We will notify all participants by email. If threatening weather conditions force cancellation of the event, no refunds can be provided, since funds were already spent in preparation for race day. In the event of cancellation, all participants will receive an email with information on how they can still receive their t-shirt/race packet.
Thank you for participating!
Please email any questions to [email protected]
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