Race Day Information
Sunday, October 15, 2023
Check-in/Packet Pick-Up open from 7am-8am
Pre-Race brief from 8:20 AM
Racers assemble at start @ 8:20 AM Races Start @ 8:30 AM SHARP (Walk wave starts 3 minutes later at 8:33 AM)
Please take a few moments to review the following important details about race day.
Online registration will remain open through race day morning. Be sure to register before September 15 to be guaranteed a t-shirt!
Ligonier Valley High School, 40 Springer Road, Ligonier, PA 15658
(Coordinates for LVHS: 40.2535657665084, -79.24381712876591).
Free race event parking is available on site at Ligonier Valley High School. There will be signs and parking attendants to help guide you to a parking spot.
Check-in will take place at the main entrance of Ligonier Valley High School. Check-in will be open on Sunday, October 15th from 7am - 8am. When you are checking in on Sunday, please leave plenty of time to park, check-in, and get warmed up for the race.
Race Procedure- Runners and Walkers
Runners can walk any distance if unable to sustain a running pace and then resume running again as one is able. However, Walkers can ONLY walk. Walkers must have one foot always in contact with the ground. A violation of this rule is called "lifting." Please use an honor system to adhere to this rule. There will be no observers on the course.
The course will be marked by start time Sunday morning.
There will be one (1) Aid Station located midway on the course. The aid station will be stocked with water and/or Gatorade.
This is a fun and friendly 5k road event course. The course will be monitored by volunteers to ensure participants' safety.
Porta-potty toilets will be located at Ligonier Valley High School in the race registration area and in parking areas.
Race timing will be provided by Gingerbread Man Timing Services
NO LOUD AUDIBLE MUSIC
The use of EARPHONES is permitted, however LOUD AUDIBLE MUSIC from portable speakers is not permitted on the race course.
Post race food will be included for participants and volunteers.
Awards ceremony will be held following the event.
While we will not have a professional photographer for this event, please take lots of pics and videos and post to the Fort Ligonier Days 5k Facebook page.
Thanks for participating in the Fort Ligonier Days 5k Run/ Walk event. Good luck and see you soon!