Baker Trail UltraChallenge: Training Run #2

15 miles
  • WhenJul 23, 2023 from 07:30 AM to 12:30 PM (America/New_York / UTC-400)
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Saturday, August 26th, is the 19th annual Baker Trail UltraChallenge, a 50-mile race that can be tackled solo or as part of a relay team. (Note: both events are sold out. Wait list is available for solo race on the registration page

Whether you're registered for the race or not, join us on Sunday, July 23, for an all-paces training run which starts in Leeper, PA, adjacent to Cook Forest.

If you plan to attend this training run, please sign up here: link to sign-up form

Picking up where we left off from training run #1, we'll cover the next 15 miles of this year’s course, complete with two aid stations (same locations as race day) to help you fine-tune your hydration and nutrition strategies plus familiarize you with the course.  

The training run is a 15-mile point-to-point run. Logistics are as follows: 

  • Date: Sunday, July 23
  • Meet-up time: 7:30 a.m. 
  • Meet-up location: Snyder Road (click here for directions) We will leave a few cars at the Synder Road location and carpool to the starting point of our run, which is Gravel Lick Road.  
  • Run starts at 8:00 a.m. from Gravel Lick Road. (click here for directions) 

Again, if you plan to attend, please sign up here: link to sign-up form. We need to know who is coming. Emails to registered attendees will be sent prior to the run with more information. 

The aid station chart on the Participant Page  shows our start and finish points and other useful information (e.g. surfaces and elevation). 

Questions? E-mail Amy Nelson (