Benefits the Norristown Area Field Hockey Team for training camps and clinics.
Registration: Early bird registration is only $20 if it is postmarked by April 15th! Registration after April 15th and on race day is $25.00. Registration on the day of the race begins at 7:00am and ends at 8:15am.
All registrant by April 15 guaranteed a T-shirt & First 75 Guaranteed a Sombrero. A limited number of t-shirts (Adult only) will be available on race day.
Awards: $100 cash to overall male and female winner. Age groups awards also presented.
5K Age Groups
10 & Under 11 to 14
15 to 19 20 to 29
30 to 39 40 to 49
50 to 59 60 and over
Course Records: A $50 bonus to the runner that sets a new course record for men or women.
Make Checks payable to: NAHS Field Hockey Boosters
Mail check and completed form to: Sombrero 5K Hockey Run/Walk, 619 Manchester Road, East Norriton, PA 19403
The course is run on paved road. The course will start and end at Norristown Farm Park Pavilion. The course will begin going NE from the Pavilion on Upper Farm Rd. After the hill you will go left (SW) (right is toward the visitor center) onto the winding road through the scenic path. As you pass by the pavilion make a right onto STony Creek Dr. towards Whitehall Rd. Stay on path making a left onto Steriger St. follow path pack to the Pavilion. Port-o-potties are available at the Pavilion and also at the Whitehall Parking lot. (Map on our website.)
The Farm Park is closed to traffic, but caution should still be used. Mile splits will be marked. Water will be at the approximate halfway point. Runners can expect beautiful scenery and some rolling hills.
Timing provided by Peak Race Timing/Brian Schafer.
Race will be run rain or shine!
Directions From the Blue Route North:
Take Exit 20 Plymouth Road/Germantown Pike West. Bear right off the exit onto Germantown Pike west. Follow Germantown Pike west for 4 miles to the intersection of North Wales Rd. and Barley Sheaf Drive. Turn left onto Barley Sheaf and follow past the Farm Park visitor center. Can park here. Proceed down the road to pavilion for Race start. Parking at Pavilion Area limited.
From Route 422 Westbound from Route 202:
Take the Trooper/Audubon exit and bear right at the top of the ramp. Follow Trooper Road 3.9 miles to Germantown Pike. Turn right onto Germantown Pike and go 2.1 miles to the intersection of North Wales Rd. and Barley Sheaf Drive. Turn right onto Barley Sheaf and follow to the Farm Park visitor center.
From Route 422 Eastbound from Pottstown:
Take the Oaks/Audubon exit and turn right (towards Norristown) onto Egypt Road. Follow Egypt Road 2.6 miles to Trooper Road. Turn left onto Trooper Road and go 2.4 miles to Germantown Pike. Turn right onto Germantown Pike. Go 2.1 miles to the intersection of North Wales Rd. and Barley Sheaf Drive. Turn right onto Barley Sheaf and follow to the Farm Park visitor center.
For additional information, check the website.