“The river we call Delaware, sometimes a friend, sometimes a fury, cuts between the
Garden and the Keystone with an immortal rush. Born before its namesake, it has mountain
siblings and, unburdened by age, will remain long after us.
But marvel at the current and you’ll realize it can only stare back; it is only a witness to
adventure. Like the Delaware, we flow in the present, but while the river takes the time, we
take the moments. The revolutions, the romances, the rallies -- they’re ours. And so are the
Can we outpace these gallons that gallop from the Catskills to Cape May? The answer is
less important than the effort. We can and should still try because it is here, and so are we.
How grateful I am to test the impossibility.
The river runs, let’s run with it.”
-M. Patrick Murray
The Uptown Gentlefriends present the Delaware River Loop Series. A non-competitive, no time limit running series. 5 loops within 5 months totaling 64 miles in NJ and PA along the beautiful and historic Delaware River from Trenton to Frenchtown. Starting in October of 2021 and finishing in March of 2022.
Special Information Packet:
Everything you need to know: https://bit.ly/LoopSeriesPacket
2021/2022 Group Run Dates:
Run all 5 loops to receive a special handmade Delaware River Loop Series finisher's award:
𝐋𝐨𝐨𝐩 #𝟏 - October 23𝐭𝐡 𝟐𝟎𝟐1 - 7.3 miles. Starting and finishing at the Virginia Forrest Recreation Area. New Hope, PA.
𝗟𝗼𝗼𝗽 #𝟮 - 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 13th 𝟮𝟬𝟮1 - 14.8 miles. Starting and finishing at Washington Crossing Parking Lot/Nelson House. Titusville, NJ.
𝗟𝗼𝗼𝗽 #𝟯 - December 11th 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 - 16.2 miles. Starting and finishing at Washington Crossing Parking Lot/Nelson House. Titusville, NJ.
𝗟𝗼𝗼𝗽 #𝟰 - 𝗝𝗮𝗻𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟭5𝘁𝗵 𝟮𝟬𝟮2 - 7.1 miles. Starting and finishing at Holcombe Jimison Farmstead Museum. Lambertville, NJ.
𝗟𝗼𝗼𝗽 #𝟱 - February 12th 𝟮𝟬𝟮2 - 18.9 miles. Starting and finishing at Bull's Island Recreation Area. Stockton, NJ.
Dates may change due to weather and trail conditions. Information will be sent out through email to registrants and be posted at the Uptown Gentlefriends Facebook page. If you can not make the group run date and time and want to run the entire series you can make up the loops on your own. You have till March 13th 2022 to complete all 5 loops. Send proof/documentation of the entire loop to [email protected]. A spreadsheet will be maintained with everyone's progress.
Post your pictures from the loops on the event page and share them with the Uptown Gentlefriends and those participating. The river and the surrounding area is beautiful this time of year! We love to see your point of view.
The entire loop series will only be $15 and covers at least one fully stocked aid station per loop and a unique handmade finishers award. If you or a friend want to run a loop and not participate in the entire series bring them along!
Visit the Uptown Gentlefriends website for information, social media links and more! www.uptowngentlefriends.com
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