Event Details

The Beautiful Beast of Hunterdon 15k

A member of the USATF Grand Prix (500 points) and the 2019 NJ Mountain-Ultra-Trail State Championship…

Hunterdon County NJ, known for it’s rolling country hills, picturesque landscapes, and the most beautifully groomed trail in NJ – the Columbia Trail, high above Ken Lockwood gorge…you won’t find a more beautiful 15k setting to run in the state…maybe the Northeast….run above the river and falls, and then wind your way through the gorge as you take in all Hunterdon County has to offer, just before a climb that will provide you the chance to conquer (or be conquered) by the “BEAST” as you head for home!

37 Hoffman’s Crossing
Califon, NJ

Hang out after with your family and let the kid’s take in the Fishing Derby at the Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission sprawling Hoffman’s Crossing Campus!

Event Schedule

  • 7:00a – 8:00a Pre-Race Check in and Packet Pick-up
  • 8:30a – Race Begins (walkers released at 7:45a)
  • 10:30a – Awards 

Race Fees

  • Early Bird Registration (prior to Feb. 12) – $40
  • Pre-Registration (Feb. 12 – May 11th) – $45
  • Registration (May 12 – June 5th) – $50
  • Day of Registration – $55


The 15k course begins and Ends at ESC’s Hoffman’s Crossing Campus, traveling mostly along the Columbia Trail and Ken Lockwood Gorge!  It is a USATF certified course, and a  COURSE MAP CAN BE FOUND HERE