Trails distances – All the distances are approximate. These Challenges are not governed by any authorized athletic monitoring system and have bee designed around the available courses and participants enter in the knowledge that they are helping to raise funds for their chosen charity and by entering are benefiting with a healthier lifestyle.
2k Family Fun Walk = 1.24 miles
5k Challenge = 3.12 miles
10k Challenge = 6.2 miles
30k Challenge = 18.6miles
Event Challenge routes: –
2k Family Fun Walk – Park of Commerce junction of El Rio Trail to Clint Moore Rd and return to finish line adjacent to Embassy Suites Hotel entrance.
5k Challenge – Park of Commerce junction of El Rio Trail North for 1.6 miles and return to finish line adjacent to Embassy Suites Hotel entrance.
10k Challenge – Park of Commerce junction of El Rio Trail North for 2.25 miles to end of El Rio Trail. Return and continue across Park of Commerce junction and along El Rio Trail in a southernly direction to Spanish River Blvd. Then return to Park of Commerce Blvd and finish line adjacent to the Embassy Suites Hotel.
30k Challenge – Park of Commerce junction of El Rio Trail North for 2.25 miles to end of El Rio Trail. Return and complete this loop again. On returning for the second time continue across Park of Commerce junction and along El Rio Trail in a southernly direction to Spanish River Blvd. This point is approximately half way towards completing your 30k challenge.
As you return back towards the finish you take a diversion to the right just prior to Yamato Road and follow the route which takes you through the North bound side of the Boca Raton rail station and onto the T Rex Trail adjacent to the railway line heading South towards Spanish River Blvd. As you pass under the road bridge at Spanish river you take the trail to the right which emerges alongside Spanish River Blvd. Continue westerly until you reach the turn off path to the library lake. You will then follow this trail around the lake and run 4 times around in a clockwise direction exiting at the point of entry and re tracing your route back to the turn off on the El Rio Trail where you take a left turn towards Spanish River Blvd. At this point you are on the home run heading North on the El Rio Trail towards the finish line outside the entrance to the Embassy Suites Hotel.
Check point/ Water Stations will be situated at the following points (apx distances)
They will feature Water, Juce, Bananas, Energy Bars.
El Rio Trail – Junction of Clint Moor Road 1 mile point
El Rio Trail – North on El Rio Trail 1.5 mile point
El Rio Trail – Park of Commerce Junction Start point
El Rio Trail – Junction with Spanish River Blvd. .85 mile from Starting point
T Rex Trail – 220 Yards past railway Station
Library Lakes – At edge of Trail around the lake by the library