This 4-mile loop trail race is run in quaint Jakes Branch Park in Beachwood, NJ. The park's trails are mildly technical, wandering through pine trees, packed trails, and some sand. The course is runnable, with fast times achieved in the past.
Whether you're a seasoned racer or a first-timer, the Christmas in the Pines 4 Miler is a great way to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends!
Mildly technical course that wanders through pine trees, packed trails, and some sand.
Runnable course with fast times achieved in the past.
Festive atmosphere with holiday music and decorations.
Custom finishers ornament for all participants.
Post-race snacks and drinks provided.
Packet pickup information:
Packet pickup will take place on race morning, from 7:30am-8:30 at the start.
The Christmas in the Pines 4 Miler is a 4-mile loop trail race. The course is well-marked and starts and finishes in the same location .
The course begins downhill all on trail turning onto single track. The trail is mostly single-track, with some wider sections. The terrain is varied, with a mix of pine needles, packed dirt, and some sand.
The course is relatively flat, with only a few minor climbs and descents with very few technical sections.
Course Map: https://caltopo.com/m/JF46
Awards (in person 4 miler only):
An awards ceremony will take place at 10:15am
Awards will be presented to the top 3 overall male and female and non-binary finishers, as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group.
Age groups: Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+
**Please note: Awards will not be mailed following the race. You MUST be present to receive your award.**
The Christmas in the Pines 4 Miler is a family-friendly event.
The 1/2 mile fun run will take place at 8:30am.