Blue Crab Bolt @ Seneca Creek

Saturday June 25, 2022
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Seneca Creek Course Description

Join us at Seneca Creek State Park in Montgomery County, MD for a great trail running adventure and the kick-off of the 11th Blue Crab Bolt Trail Running Series!  Seneca Creek offers a wonderful natural getaway that is just a stones throw from the city. Lake views, scenic streams, and miles of single-track hiking trails greet each visitor. These beautiful race courses string together some of the best trails in the park offering the Blue Crab Bolt competitor a fun and challenging run in the woods.

Race Date: Saturday June 25, 2022
Course Length: 5k or 10k

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5K Course

10K Course

Registration Fees

5K
$35 – Early (by 1/1)
$40 – Early (by 3/25)
$45 – Regular (by 5/24)
$50 – Late (by 6/24)
$55 – Race day (if available)

10K
$45 – Early (by 1/1)
$50 – Early (by 3/25)
$55 – Regular (by 5/24)
$60 – Late (by 6/24)
$65 – Race day (if available)

Registration Fee Includes

Fun and challenging course design, professional race operations, wonderful volunteer support, awesome aid stations, medical support, plentiful post-race food (breakfast burritos and other tasty treats – yum!), electric atmosphere, great music, awards and give-a-ways, and a race t-shirt you’ll love.

Race Day Schedule

Saturday June 25, 2022

  • 6:30am – check-in and bib pick-up opens
  • 8:00am – race starts *
  • 8:30am – post-race food available
  • 9:30am – awards ceremony

* We will have at least 2 wave starts – 1 for the 5K and 1 for the 10K race.

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Directions

Seneca Creek State Park
11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

From Points South:

  • Take Interstate 270 North toward Frederick, MD.
  • Take the MD-117/MD-124 exit toward Clopper Rd/W. Diamond Ave/Mont. Village Ave/Quince Orch. Rd
  • Stay LEFT on 270 for a bit and then take exit 12 for Watkins Mill Rd.
  • Turn LEFT onto Watkins Mill Rd.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Clopper Rd.
  • Turn LEFT into park.
  • Follow the signs to race parking and check-in.

From Points North:

  • Take Interstate 270 toward Washington D.C.
  • Take the exit towards W Watkins Mill Rd.
  • Keep right at the fork to continue toward W Watkins Mill Rd
  • Turn RIGHT onto Watkins Mill Rd.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Clopper Rd.
  • Turn LEFT into park.
  • Follow the signs to race parking and check-in.

Race Rules

  • Portable music players or any device requiring earphones are not permitted.
  • Outside assistance is only permitted within 50 meters of an aid station.
  • Race numbers must be worn on the front and must be visible at all times.
  • There are no cut-off times.
  • Pets and pacers are not allowed on the course.
  • Baby strollers are not permitted on the course.
  • Respect other racers, volunteers, race staff, and the environment. No littering.
  • Poor sportsmanship may result in disqualification.
  • Racers must notify race officials if they drop out of the race.
  • Stay on designated trails.

Age Groups

Male and Female - 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79

 

 

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