Events & Races

Events & Races

Think you have what it takes to conquer the mountain? Join in on our Wednesday Night Hump Day races or compete in a special Burn Race. We'll see YOU at the finish line!

2021 Race Season Pass

Run ALL of Blue Mountain Resort hosted races in 2021 with a season pass! You'll get access to 11 scheduled races AND our Blue Burn Trail to get your practice runs in for $249 (a $350+ value)! Your race season pass will automatically register you for each race, all you need to do is show up and stretch! 

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2021 Race Season Pass

EARLY BIRD PRICE: $249 through 6/1

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*This pass does NOT include access to the Spartan event. 

2021 Trail Race Schedule

Snow Burn- Sunday, April 11th

Come out of hibernation and join us for our first trail race of the season! This course will be made up mostly of our Blue Burn course, with some modifications for safety. The Snow Burn will begin in the Valley, take you up to the Summit of the resort, and then descend back down. Don't forget to wear shoes that will perform well in the snow or mud! 

WHEN: Sunday, April 11th at 9am.

WHERE: Blue Mountain Resort, 1660 Blue Mountain Drive Palmerton PA 18071. The race will start at the VALLEY, please park in the Valley Lodge lot. 

REGISTRATION: $30 pre-registration (before April 7th)/$40 day of registration (after Aril 7th). Registration and bib pick up begins at 8am. This even capacity is LIMITED, we HIGHLY recommend pre-registering to reserve your spot. 

*THE UPHILL PORTION OF THIS EVENT, "EARN YOUR TURNS", HAS BEEN CANCELED.

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What Goes Up, Must Come Down- Sunday, May 16th

Join us for our second annual vertical challenge at Blue Mountain Resort! This is an epic ascent AND descent race. First, race from the Valley to the Summit of PA's highest vertical, then race BACK DOWN! Fight for the crown of the mountain and take on over 1,000 vertical feet of climbing and descending in less than a 5k distance, OR come challenge yourself for a hike with family and friends! 

WHEN: Sunday, May 16th at 10am.

WHERE: Blue Mountain Resort, 1660 Blue Mountain Drive Palmerton PA 18071. The race will start at the VALLEY, please park in the Valley Lodge lot. 

Hump Day 5k #1- Wednesday, May 26th

Join us for the first Hump Day 5k race of our 5 race series! The course is 3.1 miles and over 800 feet of elevation gain.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 26th at 6:30pm.

SERIES: Hump Day 5k races are held the last Wednesday of every month May-September. Each race runners will gain points based on where they finish, so every race matters. Your four best performances will be totaled to come up with your series score. 

Let's Rumble Relay- Wednesday, June 9th

Compete in our first-ever Let's Rumble Relay! Runners will have the option to compete in a 10k individually, or on a team of three to complete a collective 30k. Prizes will be awarded for the top 10k finisher, male and female, and the top 30k team finisher. If competing in a team, your times will be combined to create your final team 30k time. 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 9th at 6pm.

Hump Day 5k #2- Wednesday, June 30th

Join us for the second Hump Day 5k race of our 5 race series! The course is 3.1 miles and over 800 feet of elevation gain.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 30th at 6:30pm.

SERIES: Hump Day 5k races are held the last Wednesday of every month May-September. Each race runners will gain points based on where they finish, so every race matters. Your four best performances will be totaled to come up with your series score. 

Hump Day 5k #3- Wednesday, July 28th

Join us for the third Hump Day 5k race of our 5 race series! The course is 3.1 miles and over 800 feet of elevation gain.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 28th at 6:30pm.

SERIES: Hump Day 5k races are held the last Wednesday of every month May-September. Each race runners will gain points based on where they finish, so every race matters. Your four best performances will be totaled to come up with your series score. 

Glow Burn 5k, 10k, 15k- Friday, August 6th

Put your night trail running to the test! This course will be a 5k loop starting at 7pm. You will experience the sunset at the mountain and keep running into the dark. This race can be completed as a 5k, 10k, or 15k by completing one, two or three laps. You do not have to decide on a distance prior to race day. You will be required to wear a headlamp to begin the race. No frills race, light refreshments, instant results, held rain or shine!

WHEN: Friday, August 6th at 7pm.

Hump Day 5k #4- Wednesday, August 25th

Join us for the fourth Hump Day 5k race of our 5 race series! The course is 3.1 miles and over 800 feet of elevation gain.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 25th at 6:30pm.

SERIES: Hump Day 5k races are held the last Wednesday of every month May-September. Each race runners will gain points based on where they finish, so every race matters. Your four best performances will be totaled to come up with your series score. 

Blue Burn Trail Challenge- Sunday, September 19th

You might have been taking on the Blue Burn Trail all season, put your fitness to the test! The Blue Burn is a 4.5 mile trail that takes you more than 1200ft to the top of Blue Mountain. It is a loop beginning at the Valley Lodge that winds through the woods, crossing a creek and has you powering up to the mountain’s highest point. Don’t forget to take in the view! You will then make your way down a tough, technical wooded section to complete the loop. This is a no frills race, light refreshments, instant results, held rain or shine!

WHEN: Sunday, September 19th at 9am.

Hump Day 5k #5- Wednesday, September 29th

Join us for the last Hump Day 5k race of our 5 race series! The course is 3.1 miles and over 800 feet of elevation gain.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 29th at 6pm.

SERIES: Hump Day 5k races are held the last Wednesday of every month May-September. Each race runners will gain points based on where they finish, so every race matters. Your four best performances will be totaled to come up with your series score.