In keeping with the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy's mission, this unique two-person race celebrates the connection between land and water.
Saturday, April 22
Two-person team race
5 mile trail run plus 2+ mile canoe
Early bird (through Feb 5):
$70 non-members/$55 members
Regular (Feb 6 - Apr 9):
$75 non-members/$60 members
Late (Apr 10 - Apr 16):
$80 non-members/$65 members.
No shirt guarantees.
Start at The Conservancy
Check-in opens: 7:30 am
Event start: 9:00 am
(See course map. For GPS, please use 6 Haldeman Rd, Schwenksville, PA)
We encourage carpooling!
Lenape Challenge pre-registration required -
deadline is April 16, 2017.
Must be 16 years of age on race day or older to participate.
Canoes, paddles + life vests provided
Questions? Please call 610 287 9383.
You and your teammate will start at the Conservancy's Brownstone Barn and enjoy a mighty dash through the fields, woods and trails of Schwenksville to Spring Mountain. After scrambling up the steep side of the hill, you'll run through a wooded mountain top path studded with diabase boulders. And with what's left in your legs you'll tackle the descent back down to the canoes.
Next you and your buddy are off to paddle hard for 2+ miles on the Perkiomen to the finish! Are you in?
Entry fee includes:
- Canoe, paddle and life vest provided
- Lenape tech t-shirt
- Post race nosh
- Prizes awarded for Grand Champion plus top three finishers in each category.
- A zestfully good time!
Rustle up a teammate and register by April 16, 2017!
Race Profile for Running Portion
This wouldn't be a great event without the cooperation and assistance of our neighbors and friends. Thank you very much to Cabin Craft Ski Shop, Lower Frederick Township, Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County Parks and Heritage Services, Pennypacker Mills, Perkiomen Township, Schwenksville Borough, Spring Mountain Adventure Corp, Telford Diving Unit, Upper Salford Township and Wilderness Canoes!
And many thanks for the hard work and dedication of the Conservancy's Special Events Committee: Pam Bowen, Garrett Burch, Pete Dixon, Tommy Gamble, Emma Gamble, Lori Horning, Jen Isett, Preston Luitweiler, Tom Maslany, Steve Oehlert and Dan Spada.
Thanks so much to our 2017 Sponsors!
Blommer Chocolate, Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation
And In-kind Donors: Giant Food Stores, Hatfield Quality Meats, Henning's Market, KMS Design Group, Landis Supermarket, North Penn Water Authority, Redner's Warehouse Markets, Road ID, Wegman's