Bucks County 10 Miler

Event Date

Sun, May 21, 2017


New Hope, PA

About This Activity

MAY 21, 2017


Celebrating the 40th anniversary of a NEW HOPE

This year’s Bucks County Ten Miler will begin and end in New Hope, Pennsylvania

STARTING: New Hope-Solebury High School

FINISHING: Lock Masters House,  Friends of the Delaware Canal 145 S Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938

TIMING:  ChronoTrack B-Tags


DAY OF RACE PICK-UP: Near the starting line. We expect this race to sell out. Do not wait to register.

FIRST STARTING WAVE: 8:30AM LAST STARTING WAVE: 9:04:30 waves are :30 seconds apart

TIME LIMIT:  THE COURSE WILL CLOSE AT 11:03AM (14:52 per mile pace)

          Moisture Farms will close at that pace.

CANTINA: Moisture farms will be located at 2,4.1, 5.4, 6.6 and 8.74 mile marks

COURSE: The race will start on the driveway at new Hope Solebury High Schol and run almost a mile on paved roads (with speedbumps) and then enter the Delaware Canal State park towpath heading north. Shortly after entering on to the towpath you will encounter trail space as tight as the Trash Smasher on the Detention Level (which on the way back will resemble the tightness of the Meridian Trench).

The turnaround is south of the Virginia Forrest recreation area bridge.

The finish line is 37’ north of the Lock Masters House at the south end of New Hope. (Near “Boomer” and the infamous steps of the Bucks County Marathon)

Delaware Canal State Park is open to the public. We do not have exclusive use of the towpath.

PARKING: very limited free parking at New Hope-Solebury High School. Paid parking at Union Square and American Legion Post and along Main Street New Hope.

FIELD LIMIT: The runner field will be limited to 500 participants

SWAG: A commemorative race t-shirt will be given to all pre-registrants and to late registrants while supplies last. Finisher’s Medals will be given to those who earn them.

AWARDS: Plaques to the top three men and women overall, and in these age groups:

Under 20, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 & Older

*awards categories subject to change depending on pre-registration



WEATHER: This is a rain or shine event. In the event of rain the towpath may be muddy in places.

FOOD: Provided by Gabriel II’s Pizzeria. Ask anyone who has been to this race, we probably have the best post-race food of any area race. Please be advised tht food is for runners onl and we may not be able to accommodate specific dietary needs.

TO SPONSOR see the link in the tabs to the left

TO VOLUNTEER see the link in the tabs to the left


MORE INFORMATION: A complete RUNNERS GUIDE will be published before the race. You will receive an email informing you where to go to download it. Runners Guide will include better information and maps.


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