Acre Breaker Adventure Race

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Pre-registration will close at midnight on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. The Acre Breaker is a 2.5 mile (4K) adventure race for all fitness levels. A longer 5 mile (8K) course will be offered for those who want even more of a challenge! In its first year, the race will include 12 obstacles in a rugged field across the highway from Spooky Nook Sports. This race is for ages 14+.

Wave Start Times (Arrive an hour before your start time! Start times may vary based on previous wave’s finish.)
9:00am & 9:30am: 4K Individuals
10:00am & 10:30am: 4K Teams
11:00am: 8K Individuals
12:00pm: 8K Teams
1:30pm: Challenge Fun Run (For drop-ins, no awards)

Frequently Asked Questions

Find your race time here. (Updated 10.27)

What Do I Get with My Registration?

The Acre Breaker is more than just a race – it’s an adventure! Race participants will receive a variety of perks that will make the experience even more memorable and fun!

  • Acre Breaker t-shirt
  • Free beer tasting after the race (must be 21)
  • An Acre Breaker participant medal
  • Shuttle rides from parking to race site and back
  • Entry into the fall’s newest adventure race!

Course Map

The Acre Breaker course will be held in a large field across the highway (Rt. 283) from Spooky Nook Sports.

Course Rules 

  • Please remain on the course at all times.
  • If you fail to complete an obstacle, try again! Or do 20 burpees before continuing.
  • All members on a team must travel throughout the course together, and each person must complete an obstacle before moving onto the next one.
  • Each team member who fails an obstacle must do 20 burpees. The entire team must wait until they have finished in order to move on.
  • Stay in the lines at obstacles to move through in an orderly fashion.
  • All members of a team must cross the finish line together!


Get ready for a wide range of unique obstacles! We will share pictures on Facebook as we assemble each challenge.

  • Tire Drag
  • Mud Pit
  • Sewer Tube
  • Spool-under & Over
  • Husk Hell
  • Ladder Wall
  • Sand Bag Carry
  • Chiques Trudge Walk
  • Husk Pile
  • Hay Bale Challenge
  • Barbed Wire Crawl
  • Balance Jugger Walk
  • Drum Roll
  • Stone Hill March
  • Hill Climb
  • Lateral Chain Link Fence
  • Guard Shack High Jack
  • Fire Jump


An award will be given to the top runner in each wave. Every runner will receive a participation medal.

Awards will be given to members of the top team.

Costume Contest
The most creative Halloween costume will win an awesome prize!


Registration will be held on Register as an individual or a team (4 people). All racers will be assigned a wave time by October 27.

4K (2.49 miles)

  • Before October 1, $55
  • Before October 17, $65
  • October 17-19, $75

8K (5 miles)

  • Before October 1, $65
  • Before October 17, $75
  • October 17-19, $85

4K (2.49 miles)

  • Before October 1, $200
  • Before October 17, $220
  • October 17-19, $240

8K (5 miles)

  • Before October 1, $250
  • Before October 17, $270
  • October 17-19, $290

Challenge Fun Run - Register Here or Sign Up Race Day
Drop-in and run the course just for fun! These runners are not guaranteed to receive t-shirts or prizes.

  • $65 per person

Become a Race Sponsor

Become a sponsor of the Acre Breaker Adventure Race! Businesses can choose to sponsor an obstacle and have their logo displayed on site. Learn about all the opportunities by contacting Jenna Martin at [email protected] or 717.618.8580.

Event Co-Sponsor – $1500
Fire Jump Sponsor – $500
Obstacle Sponsor – $300 each
Logo on T-shirts – $200
Shuttle Bus Sponsor – $600

Local Brewery Sponsors
Following the race, participants will enjoy a free beer tasting in a beer garden near the race entrance. Bring 1 keg, come and pour, and advertise your local brews. Your logo will be added to this webpage, the race t-shirt, and your brewery will be advertised along with the race on social media.


Nook Partners
  • Lancaster Orthopedic Associates
  • USA Field Hockey
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