The Gretna Gritty is a 5k mud run for runners aged 12 and up, with 19+ obstacles set in the beautiful, rugged terrain of the Mt. Gretna area. Participants can expect to encounter mud, water, fire, rocks, earth, and climbs that excite the mud runner in us all! There are Competitive, and Non-Competitive Options, as well as Team Options for the Gretna Gritty and Walk-A-Thon. All participants can expect lunch, medals, special promotions, a sweet Gretna Gritty t-shirt, and memories to last a lifetime!
All proceeds for this event excluding the costs of participation will go directly toward Gretna Glen Camp & Retreat Center's "Pathway to the Future" Initiative. We seek to cast off our burden of debt so that camp can continue free of financial struggle, transforming lives for many years to come. Our goal this year is to have more runners than ever before, and raise more than $50,000! With your help, we can make this vision a reality.
In it's third year is the Nitty Gritty Kids run for children (5-11 years old) to get in on the action with a 1 mile fun run. This event is non-competitive, and not timed. Nitty Runners can show up anytime between 10:00am and 1:00pm, and during the run we will have spotters to supervise your children, but parents are welcome to run along in a non participatory role. All participants can expect lunch, medals, special promotions, a sweet Gretna Gritty t-shirt, and smiles for the whole ride home!