Runners of all ages are invited to experience the iconic Belmont Plateau Cross Country Course in an open race for all levels!
Saturday, August 26, 2017
5:00am - 7:30am
West Fairmount Park, Army Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Celebrate 50 years of the Belmont Plateau at the 3rd Annual Belmont Plateau Cross Country Classic. Run on this historic, iconic Philadelphia course and see the trail signage made possible by fundraising efforts from the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Test your mettle on this challenging course and be part of a new Philadelphia tradition!
Saturday, August 26th
7:30 AM: On site registration opens
8:30 AM: 1 Mile Run/Walk – all ages. Awards for top 3 males/females 12 & under ($15)
9:00 AM: 5k ($20 pre-registered / $25 day-of)
10:00 AM: Awards and speaking program.
The third annual Belmont Plateau Cross Country Classic will unveil continued improvements at the Belmont Plateau Trails and reunite the inter-generational community of runners who have made memories at Belmont Plateau throughout the years. The event will also celebrate the inductees into the Belmont Plateau Cross Country Hall of Fame. Founded by local running coach Dave Thomas, The Belmont Plateau Cross Country Hall of Fame will honor the talented runners, coaches, officials and championship teams that have competed at The Plateau in the past, while preserving the traditions of the sport for future generations.
The Belmont Plateau Cross Country Classic is seeking sponsors who will ensure this event becomes a Philadelphia tradition. For more information on sponsorship, view our sponsorship packet.