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The Caspian Challenge July 31, 2022

REGISTRATION ONLINE and 7–8:15 a.m. at the Ball Field on Race Day


Registration Information | Course Information | Race Day Information |

The 11th Annual Caspian Challenge, sponsored by the Greensboro Association, is open for registration on May 1.  Join us for a morning of community support and fun activity.

Proceeds from this year’s Caspian Challenge have been designated by the GA board to support the Greensboro Association’s Lake Protection Fund, which helps provide milfoil and other invasive species prevention, as well as lake quality monitoring. Whether you run, walk, or just come as a masked cheering squad – we want you to be distanced but involved!



Pre-register online and at the Ball Field on Race Day – $15.00 donation suggested.

Children 13 and under are free.  Minimum age to participate is 7.

Children under age 17 should also use online registration, but they must have a parent sign the waiver on the printed registration form and submit it at race check-in.

Strollers are only permitted to participate in the 5K WALK. Pets and bikes are not permitted in any races.

Online registration is available through July 30 and ends at 1 p.m.

There will be on-site registration from 7–8:15 a.m.

Click here to register


All races begin and finish at Tolman Corner at the ball field.

Our 5K is an out-and-back along Lake Shore Road. This is a rolling dirt road with some views of the lake. There is a water station at half way turn.

The 6.8 mile Lake Loop starts on pavement and runs through the historic center of Greensboro Village and then out of town on the Craftsbury Road. The course continues along the eastern shore of Caspian Lake before proceeding uphill to the Highland Lodge and first water station. After the Lodge, the route turns west and on to dirt road. Continuing on North Shore Road, runners will find their next water station soon after Campbell’s Corner turn to south. Continue on Lake Shore Road (also dirt) and then on to the finish.

All runners finish at the ball field at Tolman Corner.



Race results with age group winners (bragging rights!) will be posted online the following week.

Lake loop race start is at 8:30am. 5K Walk start is at 8:30am. 5K Run start is at 8:30am.

Refreshments for all entrants at the finish.

Parking is along Hardwick Street and Lake Shore Road. Please honor posted parking rules.

Registration fee is $15 thru race day. No charge for those under age 13. Minimum age to participate in the 5K is 7.

T-shirts are are available for an additional $15. A limited supply will be available for $20 on race day.

Children 7-13 are strongly encouraged to register with an adult in the same event.

For everyone’s safety and comfort, pets are NOT permitted in this event.
Strollers are permitted in the 5K walk ONLY.

All races begin and finish at Tolman Corner at the ball field.