Trail Blazer Run

5 Mile Trail Run / 1.5 Mile Family Fun Hike
Thursday June 13, 2019 (Rain or Shine)
Race Starts at 6:30 PM


Benefit: Proceeds benefit East Bradford Township’s trail program—help us build and maintain trails!

Location & Parking: Paradise Farm Camps, 1300 Valley Creek Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. Parking is free.

Participants will experience exclusive access to Paradise Farm Camp’s trail network, which traverses 600 acres of scenic natural resources. The walking and running courses will take participants on challenging – yet enjoyable – paths through woodlands, meadows, and the historic camp.

Start/Finish Location: Paradise Farm Camps Gymnasium

Timing: Run the Day 

Entry Fees: (No Refunds)

5 Mile Trail Run:   Individual – $25 (Until June 12)/$30 on race day
Team/Family (max 4 participants) – $75

1.5 Mile Family Fun Hike/Run:   Individual – $20 (until June 12) / $25 on race day
Team/Family (max 4 participants) – $50


  • Adult: Adult participants who register by June 1st are guaranteed a technical T-shirt (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL) (later entries will receive a shirt while supplies last).  Shirts will not be mailed.
  • Youth: Youth size shirts are available only to those who register before June 1st. (M (6/8), L (10/12), XL (14/16)).  Shirts will not be mailed.


Food & Beverage Provided by Victory Brewing Company: Victory Brewing Company is sponsoring the awards ceremony, during which all participants will receive a complimentary beer (root beer for minors).

Yesterday’s News Band will be playing Blues, Soul and Rock & Roll for your enjoyment!  

Timed Age Divisions for Awards:

5 Mile Trail Run: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60- 69, 70+.

1.5 Mile Hike/Run: 5 & under, 6-8, 9-10,

Age is determined the day of the race. Runners under 18 need a guardian present at the event.


5 Mile Trail Run:  Gift certificates for 1st overall male and female. Awards for top 3 finishers in all age groups, male and female.

1.5 Mile Hike/Run: Awards for top 3 finishers in age groups 5 & under, 6-8, 9-10, male and female.

Awards for top 3 finishers in all age groups, male and female.  Click here for previous winners and the times to beat.

Results: Results will be posted at Run the Day.



Volunteer: If you want to participate in the event, but are not a runner, be a volunteer! You can help process registrations, direct runners, hand out water, and more.  Register as a volunteer on line at

Donations: Trail construction and maintenance can be expensive. Your generous donation to the Township’s trail program will help us build more trails and improve the facilities we have.  You can donate on line at by mail.  Mailed donations should be sent to East Bradford Township, 666 Copeland School Road, West Chester, PA 19380.  Checks made payable to East Bradford Township.

Sponsorships: As a sponsor, you will reach a diverse group of motivated consumers who enjoy living life to its fullest, participate in community events, and support the sponsors of those events. By sponsoring you also help provide a more enjoyable experience at the Trail Blazer Run and on the East Bradford Trail System, as sponsorships help support both experiences – click here for more info

Race Contact: Rich Phifer,, (610) 436-5108 x108 (daytime)



CCWA – Paradise Farm Camps 
Victory Brewing Company
Ace Hardware of West Chester 
A. J. Blosenski Disposal
In-Fleet Truck Service – (610) 692-2626
Kit Anstey Real Estate


Carroll Engineering Corporation
Gateway Medical Associates
Brandywine Valley Heating & Air Conditioning
Riley Riper Holin & Colagreco


Pro Signs
Buckley Brion McGuire & Morris, LLP
H. A. Thomson Company
Here We Go Photography
R. H. Reinhardt Co.
Thomas Comitta Associates, Inc.
Unruh Turner Burke & Frees
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Otto’s BMW
AQUA Pennsylvania


Reilly & Sons, Inc.
StanAB, LP
Trilogy Investments LLC
Penn Office Products, Inc.
Krapf School Bus
Rothwell Document Solutions
Reino’s Design Print Mail
SERVPRO of West Chester
Jane Chalfant, Inc. & Kiki Boutique
University Student Housing LLC
Mark W. Hoopes, Inc.
Hazley Builders
Portnoff Law Firm
Timothy Off Heating, AC & Plumbing, Inc.
Lucky Sign Shop
Premier Technology Solutions
Patient First Urgent Care


Reino’s Design Print Mail
Established Traffic Control
FreCom – 2 Way Radios – Cellular – GPS Tracking – Pagers
Herr’s Potato Chips & Snacks
Giant Food Store – Bradford Plaza
Keystone Collections Group
Little’s of Downingtown
Chester County Trail Club
Brandywine Conservancy
Wegman’s – Downingtown
Kimberton Whole Foods


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