By Beth Harsh |

Run the Rock – Rugged Trail Run – Benefiting Kids

trail run - Run the Rock - hills

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Black Rock Retreat in Lancaster County, PA, will be hosting this challenging run!  More information is available below.


Your business could be this year’s presenting sponsor!

Click here to register as a 2020 event sponsor (or use the form below)


Step 1: Choose your challenge:

  • 5K Race (8:00am start – details below)
  • 10K Race (8:00am start – details below)
  • Fun Run/Walk (8:00am start – details below)

Step 2: Register here »

Alternatively, you can click here to download the application, and mail to our office: Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566

Step 3: Invite your friends

Free T-Shirt: All runners who register before May 15, 2020 will receive a complimentary athletic shirt to wear on the day of the run!



Prizes will be awarded to any runner who raises $500 or more!

Money Raised: Receive This Prize:
$500.00 $25 Gift Certificate*
$750.00 $50 Gift Certificate*
$1000.00 $100 Gift Certificate*
$2000.00 $150 Gift Certificate*
$3000.00 $300 Gift Certificate*
$5000.00 $500 Gift Certificate*
$10,000.00 $700 Gift Certificate*

*Certificate choices include:  Amazon, Tanger Outlets, Restaurant of your choice (located in Lancaster County)

Race Details »

Register here »

Click here to see photos from the 2019 Trail Run Event!

This Year’s Sponsors

Gold-Level Sponsor


Bronze-Level Sponsor


Interested in sponsoring this event? Click here to learn more.

Details (2020)

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Race Options:

  • 5K: 8:00 AM start – Runners who are looking for an above-average challenge will find the grounds of Black Rock Retreat to be surprisingly rugged. The 5K loop will cover the over 100 acres of Black Rock Retreat property including a steep incline from the Octoraro creek. The total run has over 600 ft of elevation change.
  • 10K: 8:00 AM start – This year’s 10K runners will need 2x’s the stamina to complete 2x’s the distance.  Are you ready for the challenge? 10K runners will complete the 5K loop twice.
  • Fun Run/Walk: Participants interested in a fun run/walk challenge are invited to meet on the ballfield for an 8:00 AM start. The fun run/walk event is non-competitive, but all pre-registered participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt.

Register Here »

Other Information:

  • Location: All events take place at Black Rock Retreat: 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA 17566
  • Showers: Clean up after the race in our pool bathhouse.
  • Timing: Pretzel City Sports times over 500 races per year and will be bringing their expertise to making your race-day experience as awesome as possible!
  • Awards: 5K & 10K: Awards for the males and females overall winners plus 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place awards for male and female in each of the following age categories: 19 & Under, 20 – 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ .  All Fun Run/Walk participants are eligible to receive a finisher’s prize.


To register for any of the day’s events, make your selections below, then click the green button on the bottom right.

Details Price Qty
5k Runner Registration Fee (increases to $35 after May 15) $25.00 (USD)  
10k Runner Registration Fee (increases to $35 after May 15) $25.00 (USD)  
Fun Run/Walk Challenge (increases to $35 after May 15) $25.00 (USD)  
Bronze Sponsor - business logo on website $250.00 (USD)  
Silver Sponsor - business logo at finish line & website $500.00 (USD)  
Gold Sponsor - business logo on Run the Rock shirt & website $1,000.00 (USD)  
Platinum Sponsor - business logo on ALL event promotional materials $2,500.00 (USD)  
Diamond Sponsor - business logo on ALL event promotional materials + meal signage $5,000.00 (USD)  
Presenting Sponsor - business logo on ALL event promotional materials + meal signage + logo handout $10,000.00 (USD)  

  • 5k Rugged Trail Run
    June 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 9:30 am
  • 10k Rugged Trail Run
    June 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Fun Run/Walk
    June 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 10:30 am
  • June 13, 2020
    10:45 am - 11:45 am


Venue Phone: 7175293232

1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, Pennsylvania, 17566, United States

Click here to request more information »