The RB Winter Trail Challenge (Dam Half / Dam Full) is one of
four venues involved in Trail Runner magazine's TROPHY SERIES of trail events! We
have teamed up with three other popular trail events: The Mile Run Half Marathon Trail Challenge, The Hyner View Trail Challenge, and The
Rothrock Challenge to bring you “The Mother” of all racing
series!!! SO….Do you have what it takes… the strength, the
endurance, the mental toughness???? Make 2013 the year you
literally climb to the top of your fitness goals!
The Dam Half is a
challenging trail ˝ marathon staged in central Pennsylvania
that has expanded to become a dual trail competition to
include a marathon. We hope that runners and hikers will
continue to enjoy the 13-mile course that takes contestants
over single & double track trails with some portions of fire
roads. The contestants will be subjected to rocks, mud,
downed trees, stumps,
roots, woodland creatures and small stream crossings.
Competitors will scale challenging ascents with scenic vistas
before the final downhill to the finish line!
The Dam Full will
lead runners and speed
hikers further out along new trails in Bald Eagle
State forest. Cut-off times will be posted and enforced to
ensure safety of the contestants and our support personnel.
Both loops will provide
excellent support and trail preparation that our committee has
become known for. We will post more information in the
gains will surely leave legs screaming for mercy. Afterwards,
contestants will bask in the camaraderie around the pavilion,
complete with a warm fire and delicious food. This race is
open to all levels of athletes who share a common love for the
adventurous outdoors. Other namesakes to this outstanding
event are the attractive long sleeve t-shirts, awesome
top-finisher awards, abundant door prizes, and overflowing