QUAD-run

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Distance: 5 miles and 5K
Location: Gibson Park
North East, PA 16428
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Schedule of Events

7:30 a.m. – Registration and Check-in Opens (tent will be located just before finish line on MNE campus)
9:00 a.m. – 5-mile QUAD run starts
9:05 a.m. – 5K Fitness run starts
10:30 a.m – QUAD Kids race starts
11:00 a.m – Awards Ceremony

Copyright5-Mile Course Layout

  • Start on campus of Mercyhurst North East (just off N. Lake Street)
  • Turn right onto North Lake Road
  • Turn left onto E. Division Street
  • Turn left onto Orchard Beach Drive
  • Turn right onto Martin Road
  • Turn left and loop around Martin Road to Dill Park Road
  • Continue on Dill Park Road
  • Turn right onto Middle Road
  • Turn left back into Orchard Park Road
  • Turn right on E. Division Street
  • Turn right on N. Pearl Street
  • Turn right into Mercyhurst, North East Campus

5K Course Layout

  • Start on campus of Mercyhurst North East (just off N. Lake Street)
  • Turn right onto North Lake Road
  • Turn left onto E. Division Street
  • Turn left onto Orchard Beach Drive
  • Turn around is located past the Middle Rd/Orchard Beach Dr intersection
  • Return on Orchard Beach Road
  • Turn right on E. Division Street
  • Turn right on N. Pearl Street
  • Turn right into Mercyhurst, North East Campus

Anyone participating in the QUAD Series who chooses to participate in the 5K will have their 5K time doubled and calculated into the overall QUAD results.  You will still be recognized as a QUAD Champion and receive an overall QUAD time. 

Copyright5-Mile Run Prizes: Overall top 3 male and female runners will earn cash prizes: 1st place – $75, 2nd place – $50, 3rd place – $25.  Age group awards will be given to top three males and females: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

5K Run Prizes: Overall top 3 male and female runners and top three in each age group will earn a custom QUAD medal: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Fastest Runner in Erie County Award:  Do you think you are the Fastest in Erie County?!  The top male and female, at the run will take home $75 in cash, a new running jacket (valued at $130) from Achilles Running Shop and the title Fastest Runner in Erie County for the 2016/2017 QUAD Series!

Middle of the Pack Award: TBD

*All Quad Run awards will be handed out at the 11am (near the finish line).  All crash prizes will be mailed after the run event.  Please stay to pick up your award.

Highmark QUAD Kids run (sponsored by Wegmans):  will begin at 10:30am (after all 5-mile runners cross the finish line).

  • The child or parent can choose between a ½ or 1 mile run
  • All Quad Kids bike participants will receive a t-shirt and medal
  • Parent or guardian may accompany child along the run course

It is NOT possible to schedule a run makeup event due to the inability to close roads and guarantee the exact same weather conditions on multiple days.  Thank you for understanding.

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