Acre Breaker Races

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Pre-registration will close at midnight on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The Acre Breaker Race is a 2.5 mile (4K) obstacle race for all fitness levels. The race includes more than 16 obstacles in a rugged field across the highway from Spooky Nook Sports. This spring we have added a competitive wave for ages 18+ and a youth wave for ages 8-13. All other waves are for ages 14+.

April is Autism Awareness Month. Find out more about our beneficiary, The Tommy Foundation, by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Register Here!

Register for your wave time by clicking below. If you do not have an account, you will need to create an account here before you can register. Once you create an account, you can search for Acre Breaker in the search activities field here or choose Special Events/Acre Breaker.

Sign up early to get the best pricing! Online registration will close at midnight on Thursday, March 31, 2017.

Before March 8: $65
Before March 23: $75
Before April 1 (race day): $85
Race Day: $95


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 Lancaster’s newest obstacle course 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.
  • Stay in the lines at obstacles to move through in an orderly fashion.


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
  • Over/Under
  • Traverse Ropes


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

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 a sixtel of your seasonal beer to showcase! Come, 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.

The Tommy Foundation

April is Autism Awareness month. Proceeds from the youth wave will benefit The Tommy Foundation, a local organization who helps families affected by autism. Learn more about the Tommy Foundation below.

About The Tommy Foundation

April 22 Edge of Autism Walk

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