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Sat, Sep 18


Hartwood Acres

The Tropical 5K Classic

The Obstacle Course Race known as the Tropical 5K Classic is a fun and challenging Hawaiian-themed event held at Hartwood Acres. Participants will be crawling, climbing, bouncing and bending to raise funds for The Stanley M. Marks Blood Cancer Research Fund and Lending Hearts. https://register.chron

The Tropical 5K Classic
The Tropical 5K Classic

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2021, 9:00 AM EDT

Hartwood Acres , 4000 Middle Road, Allison Park, PA 15101

About the Event


Participate as an individual, or a multi person team. Teams will be timed as they complete a 5k walk/run with obstacles throughout the course. Each participant is required to complete a liability release prior to racing. Everyone is invited to celebrate at the post-race Hawaiian luau immediately following the race. Spectators can purchase Luau-only tickets for $15 online. To register, go to:


Anyone 12 years or older can participate. Register as an individual or as a team. Awards will be given in the team category. In addition, prizes will be given for Best Aloha Spirit (best ‘Hawaiian’* costume) and the Top Individual Fundraiser.

 Youth Obstacle and Luau 

Available for anyone 14 years and younger and wants to run with Mom and Dad! A Parent/Guardian must be present while on the course. $25 per youth participant.

Parents, guardians, family and friends not participating in the Tropical 5K Course are welcome to join the LUAU festivities with the purchase of a $15 ticket.


Each registered participant will receive an event shirt, one free pass through the food line and two drink tickets, if you are over 21. Valid ID is required.


Saturday, September 18, 2021. Start time is 9:00 am. Teams will start in 15 second intervals.


Hartwood Acres; 4000 Middle Road, Allison Park, PA 15101


To raise money to fight blood cancers. Blood cancers are the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.


We encourage each participant to fundraise above and beyond the registration fee to support our organization’s mission to cure blood cancers and to help support local blood cancer patients!

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