Compete in the Cranmore Mountain Race, one of the oldest races in the USATF-NE Mountain Circuit, in iconic North Conway on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th. The course, situated on Cranmore Mountain’s 170 acres, 2000 foot elevation, and 1200 feet of vertical rise from the base, is a traditional “up & down” loop. Each “lap” in this race is approximately 5 kilometers and the USATF Mountain Running Championship race is two laps equaling approximately 10 kilometers in distance. Participants start at the base of the mountain and race up to the summit before racing back down to the base.
Schedule of Events
- Friday, June 2nd from 3-6pm: Optional Early Bib Pick-Up
Tuckerman Brewing Company, 66 Hobbs Street, Conway
- Saturday, June 3rd: USATF Mountain Running Championship
7:30 AM: 1-Lap Race (non-USATF Championship)* [does not count toward the USATF-NE Mountain Circuit]
8:45 AM: USATF Mountain Running Championship & CRA Mountain Running Championship* (Men)
10:30 AM: USATF Mountain Running Championship & CRA Mountain Running Championship* (Women)
- Sunday, June 4th at 11am: Hair of the Dog Hillclimb
This is a new event consisting of a mass start ascent only race. The race will start at the base and finish at the Meister Hut on the summit of Cranmore Mountain. Enjoy the race and a rowdy crowd of revelers awaiting you at the finish line with beverages and lunch items for purchase, as well as raffles and a chairlift ride back to the base of the mountain.
Day of event entry is available for this race, but interested participants may also register online prior to the event. Pre-registration (3/2-6/1) costs $45 per person and event day registration costs $55 per person or $45 per person for the 1-lap race. To pre-register, visit http://www.acidoticracing.com/cranmore-mountain-race/#.WS7cBWjyvIW.
Cranmore Mountain Race/US Champs Course Preview with Mika the Husky Pup