Summit Run 5K

Summit Run 5K


The Finish Line at the Summit House on Mount Holyoke

The Summit Run 5K is renowned as one of the most challenging, beautiful, and enjoyable 5Ks in the Pioneer Valley!

Sunday, September 22, 2024 at 9:30

Finish your 5K with a view that will take your breath away.

Celebrate four decades of community, fitness, and breathtaking views with the Summit Run 5K. This unique race offers both runners and walkers a one-of-a-kind experience, culminating in a stunning panoramic view from the summit of Mt. Holyoke, overlooking the Connecticut River and the Pioneer Valley.

Open to All Participants

The Summit Run 5K welcomes runners and walkers of all levels. As part of the SMAC Race Series and endorsed by the New England 65 Plus Runners Club*, this event promises a supportive and exhilarating atmosphere.


  • Early Bird Pricing by August 30th (Save $5.00)
  • SMAC Member discount with code
  • Senior (65+) discount
  • Register today… price increase September 1st
  • Race Day Registration available

Course Description

  • Mile 1: Begin with a gentle incline through Hockanum Village, featuring historic homes and picturesque scenery.
  • Mile 2: Transition onto the dirt section of Old Mountain Road, where the scenery becomes even more enchanting.
  • Final Stretch: Tackle the challenging climb of 800 feet on a paved road, leading you to the summit finish line atop Mt. Holyoke.

[Click here for the 5K Race Map]


  • Custom Race T-Shirts guaranteed if registered by August 30th.
  • Water stop at the halfway point.
  • Refreshments will be available at the finish area.
  • After the race, runners will walk down to the parking area by the starting point.
  • Timing will be provided by Rat Race Timing, with instant results available upon finishing.


  • Awards will be presented at the Summit’s finish line after the race
  • Awards will be given to all age group winners (male and female).

Age Group Divisions:

Under 9


View results at:

Join us for a race that combines physical challenge with natural beauty, making it an unforgettable experience for all.

*The Summit Run 5K is endorsed by the New England 65 Plus Runners Club for having 5 year age groups from 60 to 90.

Learn more about the NE 65 Plus Runners Club at

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