King and Queen of the Alleghenies Trail Series
MISSION: The King/Queen of the Alleghenies Race Series are participation based events with the intent of bringing together individuals who are interested in running multiple races in the Alleghenies as well as promoting a healthy and active level of personal fitness and wellness.
THE RACE SERIES: The King/Queen of the Alleghenies Race Series is comprised of five (5) individual races sponsored by various organizations and businesses. Individuals can choose to participate in any or as many of the select races list or complete all five (5) races.
On The Dam Trail at Quemahoming, April 24th, 2021 – On The Dam Trail at Quemahoming. – Stephanie Daniels, RD [34-mile solo only]
Rothrock Trail Challenge, May 23rd, 2021 – Meira Minard, Scott Sheeder and Aaron Hofelt, RDs [25K Challenge]
Lost Turkey Trail Races, June 19th, 2021 – RunHikePlay Inc. – Jennifer Soisson, RD [Half-Marathon, 50K events (not the 50-miler)]
Rock ‘N The Knob Trail Challenge, Sept. 18, 2021 – Allegheny Trailrunners Inc. – Ben Mazur, RD [10K, Half-marathon, Marathon]
SCORING: Individuals will accumulate points for each race based upon participation, race length and overall placing. The equation for accumulating points is the following:
[Participation + Race Length + Overall Placing + Age Group Winner Bonus = Race Total]
PARTICIPATION POINTS: Individuals will earn 10 points for each race in which they compete.
RACE LENGTH POINTS:
- 34-Miles: 20 points
- 50K: 20 points
- Marathon: 18 points
- 25K: 12 points
- 14.4 Miles: 10 points
- Half Marathon: 10 points
- 10K: 6 points
PLACING OVER (within gender)
- 1st place: 20 points
- 2nd place: 18 points
- 3rd place: 16 points
- 4th place: 14 points
- 5th place: 12 points
- 6th place: 10 points
- 7th place: 8 points
- 8th place: 6 points
- 9th place: 4 points
- 10th place or lower: 2 points
AGE GROUP WINNER BONUS (within gender): Age groups are by decade (20-29, 30-39, etc.)
- 1st place: 12 points
- 2nd place: 6 points
- 3rd place: 3 points
RESULTS: At the conclusion of each race, the Allegheny Trailrunners will be responsible for tallying the scoring and results, and results will be posted on the Allegheny Trailrunners website and Allegheny Trailrunners, On the Dam Trail Quemahoming, Rothrock Challenge, Lost Turkey Trail Races and Allegheny Front Trail Races Facebook pages. Results are expected to be posted within one week of each race date except for the finale at Rock N’ The Knob where the winners will be announced at the conclusion of the race.
AWARDS: Each individual has the opportunity to accumulate points and the potential to receive an award for their accomplishments at the conclusion of the Race Series. The conclusion will be held after Rock ‘N The Knob Trail Challenge on September 18th at Blue Knob All-Season Resort. Only the top three (3) point scorers for each gender will receive an award. The prizes will be announced later this year.
Questions can be directed to Benjamin Mazur at email@example.com