What Goes Up Must Come Down 5K


May 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM

What Goes Up Must Come Down 5K

1660 Blue Mountain Drive

Palmerton PA, 18071


Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $40
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 5K

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 750

High Point: 1407

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2020


Details/Course: A two-part epic full ascent and descent trail race on the highest PA vertical. “What Goes Up” (Part 1) will start at 8:30 AM and will take you from the Valley Lodge to the summit of the mountain and over to finish at Slopeside. Racers will gather for the next start at 9:45 AM. “Must Come Down” (Part 2) will start at 9:45 AM and will start from Slopeside and finish at the Valley Lodge. Awards ceremony will be at 10 AM at the finish in the Valley.There will be a cutoff time for What Goes Up racers.No frills race, light refreshments, instant results, held rain or shine! ENTRY DOES NOT INCLUDE A SHIRT BUT SHIRTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE THAT DAY. No refunds or mailed awards. 1st overall male and female for ascent and descent, King and Queen of the Mountain will be crowned based on their placement in each race. EX: If John finishes 3rd in What Goes Up and 5th in Must Come Down, his combined score will be 8. Racer with the lowest combined score will win. Ties will be broken by referring to time of each part and adding them together for total time.1st male and female age groups 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


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Past Event Dates

Held on May 16, 2021

Held on Aug 09, 2020

Event Results