~Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac
The Stockville is a two-day foot and navigation event, inspired by the mountain marathons of Europe and the UK. Each morning, racers will receive maps of a linear, point-to-point course that will take them through the wilds of central Pennsylvania. The final checkpoint on Day 1 – and the start location for Day 2 – will be at midcamp, a community campout where we’ll come together over roasted marshmallows to share in the wonder of our collective adventures. There will be mandatory route each day that all racers must complete to officially finish the event, and there will be additional optional checkpoints along the way for the faster, more experienced teams. The mandatory route will allow teams to remain largely on trails, whereas the optional checkpoints will include more advanced, rugged, off-trail navigation.
Racers will be required to carry all food and gear for the duration of the event. We will transport tents and cooking supplies to midcamp.
DATE: November 4/5, 2023
LOCATION: This race will start at the Falling Waters Campground in Shunk, PA
DIVISIONS: Solos, Single-gender and mixed-gender teams of 2-4 racers
PRICE: $140 through July 31, $165 thereafter*
DISTANCES: These are typical distances for Stockville. Every year is a bit different, but the total mileage will likely only vary by a few miles.
6:00AM - Registration and map distribution
8:00AM - Race starts
10:00PM - Cutoff to reach Stockville/mid-camp
5:00AM - Maps distributed for Day 2
6:00AM - Racers may depart midcamp
4:00PM - Finish line closes
*Schedule is preliminary and subject to change
Use the below link to start searching for general lodging options. The race starts, at Falling Waters Campground, which is a great place to camp before or after the race. There are many more lodging options south of the race around Williamsport.