IronSpire Distance Classic

IronSpire Distance Classic

OFFICIAL PAGE of the IronSpire Distance Classic. A challenging 12K road race - presented by the Lancaster Road Runners Club (LRRC) The Lancaster Road Runners Club (LRRC) was established in 1977 and is a group of road and trail runners based in Lancaster, PA.

We encourage and welcome runners of all abilities to participate in running. Come join us for a run and some fun.

Operating as usual


Please note it may take a few days for the refund of $40 to reach your bank ( NOTE: I do not control the number of days its takes for you to receive your funds)

Thank you.



An email has been sent to all registered runners. Please check your inbox. This race has been cancelled due to lack of Registration for this years event.
Hope to see about next year! This race was the same course as the Stoudts Distance Classic 12K. Only was renamed due to venue name change from Stoudts to Ironspire Complex.


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For runners ages 14 and up. Sign up for the IronSpire Distance Classic today!!!!

October 17th

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IronSpire Distance Classic updated their website address. 08/20/2021

IronSpire Distance Classic updated their website address.

IronSpire Distance Classic updated their website address.


The RunPA discount code for STOUDTS has been fixed and now works. Sorry for the inconvenience. It has been extended through 11/7.

Stoudts Distance Classic 2020 – RESULTS – THE Running Club in Lancaster County, PA 10/26/2020

Stoudts Distance Classic 2020 – RESULTS – THE Running Club in Lancaster County, PA

The results are in for Stoudts Distance Classic 12K
On behalf of the Lancaster Road Runners Club thank you and congratulations to ALL the runners for finishing the course. I believe the number one comment was “Those Hills!!!!!”
Again thank you for coming out and enjoying the day with us. We hope to see you at another run soon!

All the best and happy running!

Stoudts Distance Classic 2020 – RESULTS – THE Running Club in Lancaster County, PA

Photos from IronSpire Distance Classic's post 10/24/2020

Thanks to all the runners that came out today for Stoudts!!!!! We had a great turnout today along with some awesome weather and foliage. I hope you all enjoyed the race. Thank you to all the volunteers that helped along the course and behind the scenes. And thanks to the Conestoga Cross Country High School team for helping out. Proceeds from every registration this year went directly to support high school cross country.


RunSignup is CLOSED for Stoudts. Race day registration will be from 8:30am- 9:45am. Race starts promptly at 10am. Arrive early to claim a spot. The weather looks great. YES this is a real race and YES it is happening.


This Saturday is the "Big Day"
Here is some important information so PLEASE READ:

Stoudts Distance Classic will open to runners at: 8:30AM
Bib Pickup ***OPENS at: 8:30AM ***CLOSES at 9:45AM SHARP***
REGISTRATION AND BIB PICK UP will be at the front of Stoudts along N Reading Road around the corner from the beer garden entrance.

All Runners will receive 1- Stoudts Distance Classic Race Buff (at bib pick-up), a fresh baked loaf of bread from the Wonderful Good Market, and a beer coupon. (at finish)

Stoudts Beer Garden will open at at 8:30am for purchase coffee and pastries and will also be available for lunch and dinner from 11am - 9pm.
Please consider patronizing Stoudts as their business has been heavily impacted by COVID.
Each Runner (21 and over) will receive 1 free BEER. You may purchase more from the Beer Garden.

Aid Stations / Water Stops:
3 miles - Water
5 miles - Water / Gatorade
Finish Line - Water

Fire/Police will assist with traffic HOWEVER, this is an open road course so cars will be on the road. Please run against traffic ( so run on the left side so you can see any on coming traffic that may come your way) The course will have cones and signs warning drivers to SLOW DOWN Runners in Road.

Floyds of Leadville Floyd's Cafe Lancaster

RunPA Run & Ride PA mobile shop

Lancaster Road Runners Club Lancaster Road Runners Club
Will all be set up at the race so stop by and say hello!!!

Awards will be held at the Front of Stoudts.
1st Overall Male & Female receive $100
1St Overall Male and female age group winners receive a mix of Stoudts beers.
Age groups: ***16-20, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99
$200 if course record is broken: MALE 39:01 FEMALE 45:35
***age group 16-20 (no beer - no mix of beers awarded-sorry : ) Alternate prize will be awarded.

1-PARKING - please park on the side of Stoudts along Stoudtsburg Road side of the building. Follow signs.

2-EVERYONE will be screened prior to entry to the Stoudts Distnace Classic We will be doing temperature checks via contactless infrared thermometers. (If you are not feeling well PLEASE STAY HOME). Once cleared you will have access to pick up your bib and race packet.

3- Bring a Mask / or buff / face covering. They are required. (No you do not need to run with it on) They are required at ALL TIMES and at the starting line as you are all lined up to begin. We will have non-contact waste baskets at the start to collect any trash / masks. We will also have waste baskets at all aid stations.
DO NOT LITTER DO NOT THROUGH CUPS ON GROUND due to COVID all trash must be thrown into receptacles. We will have plenty.......

4-AGAIN DO NOT LITTER - if you are caught littering you will be disqualified from the race and asked to leave the course.
Don't be a douchebag - DO NOT LITTER!!!

5- If you require assistance along the course PLEASE STAY ON THE COURSE!!!!! If you can make it to an aid station please do so and we can assist you from there. If you cannot make it to an aid station and you see another runner please ask the runner to report you to the next aid station. Otherwise our race Sweepers will locate you as they sweep the course. It is important to stay on the the marked course.

6-HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE!!! Life is a party - celebrate!!! We thank you for coming out and running the Stoudts Distance Classic

As we approach race day if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me directly!
Jason Logue
[email protected]


If you are considering running Stoudts sign up now!!! This run is capped at 160 runners that leaves about 40 slots open. Remember what you see on Run sign up does not include paper applications that have been received. It’s going to be a great race too!!!!! Stoudts Distance Classic 12K. This Saturday.


Run & Ride PA will be set up at the Stoudts Distance Classic. Offering a selection of running apparel and accessories. RunPA has what you need to look great while running or just hanging out with friends! Be sure to stop at the tent and stock up!!!
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Special Thanks to Twin Pine Ford for helping sponsor Stoudts Distance Classic 12K this year.
Twin Pine is home of Lancaster County's Largest pre-owned car selection. If your in the market for a new or preowned vehicle check out
Twin Pine is a family owned business that delivers a simple, no hassle, transparent and honest dealership experience.

Twin Pine Ford is located at
620 N Reading Road
Ephrata, PA 17522

Stoudts Distance Classic 12k 10/14/2020

Stoudts Distance Classic 12k

Who is ready for Stoudts!??? Coming up on the 24th of October come out and run the Stoudts Distance Classic 12K. Open to runners 16 years of age and older.
All runners receive an exclusive Stoudts Distance Classic Race Buff / Bread and 1 beer (must be 21 years or older with valid ID for Beer) The hills are Free!!!!!

Floyd's Cafe Lancaster and Lancaster Road Runners Club will be on hand to runners and spectators so stop by and say hello. Enjoy Stoudts Bier Garden after the race as they will be open to purchase additional beverages and meals.

More Information will be posted next week will all the race details .

Please contact Jason Logue at [email protected] with any questions

Stoudts Distance Classic 12k The Stoudts Distance Classic 12k is on Saturday October 24, 2020.


Thank you to the following businesses that are helping support this years Stoudts Distance Classic.

Thank you to the The Inside Track The Inside Track Lancaster for being a sponsor at this years Stoudts Distance Classic.
The Inside Track located inside the Lancaster Shopping Center at 1659 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601 with additional locations in Harrisburg and Mechanicsburg.
With over 40 years of experience in the Running Industry and 3 locations, they provide a service like none other when it comes to athletic footwear. Whether it be running, walking, or any other activity they have you covered with an expert sales team.

Redman Homes is a leader in home manufacturing and modular construction. They build high quality but affordable homes for people who want a spacious, comfortable home with appealing design both inside and out. To find out more or to find a retailer near you check out:


Only a few short weeks away from Stoudts Distance Classic 12K. This year the race is open to runners ages 16+ (with parent/guardian signed consent)
While at the race stop and check out Floyd's Cafe Lancaster as they will be on hand with samples and items for purchase.
The Stoudts Distance Classic 12K is an annual race put on by the Lancaster Road Runners Club which will also have a tent set up to learn more about the club and its weekly runs and races held throughout the county and surrounding areas.

Sign up for Stoudts online:


Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019

For those that want a little taste of what Stoudts Distance Classic 12K is like......

Sign up today for the real thing!!!


Virtualed out????? Well no more!!!!
Stoudts Distance Classic is just over a month away and we received all our final approvals.... the race is on!!!!!

So sign up today. Tell your friends. Spread the word. Come run in a real live race!!! Awesome prizes and awards. All runners this year receive the amazing Stoudts Distance Classic Race Buff as well as a finishers beer, bread and one great race.

Stoudts Distance Classic 12k 08/11/2020

Stoudts Distance Classic 12k

Can you feel it? The rush and excitement of Stoudts.......ranked among the best road courses in the area this race has it all.
Run through Main Street of Historic Adamstown which promotes itself as the “Antiques Capital of the United States” and is also home to the US’s oldest hat manufacturer- Bollman Hat Co.
Stoudts Distance Classic also starts and finishes at Stoudts Brewery which was the first microbrewery in the entire state of Pennsylvania.

With awesome swag and great awards at the end along with some fresh cold brewskis this is a race not to miss!!! Plus each entry helps out a local cross country team. Something we all can dig!!!

Stoudts Distance Classic 12K sign up today at runsignup!
Tell your friends and come out for a great race, fantastic prizes and some fun!!!

Stoudts Distance Classic 12k The Stoudts Distance Classic 12k is on Saturday October 24, 2020.

Stoudt’s Brewing Distance Classic - 12K

The OFFICIAL PAGE of the Stoudt’s Brewing Distance Classic-12K
Presented by the Lancaster Road Runners Club

Directed by the Lancaster Road Runners Club and hosted by Stoudt’s Brewing Company, this 7.45- mile race course provides challenging, varied, and picturesque running experience. All finishers receive a traditional pint glass, a loaf of freshly baked bread from the Wonderful Good Market, and a free beer.

The course runs counterclockwise, beginning and ending near the clock tower. The first mile is a gentle downhill that takes you into and through the quiet borough of Adamstown, home to Good’s Potato Chips and Bollman Hat Company. The following 2 miles slowly climbs North and West into the wooded countryside. At mile 3 a long, fairly gradual uphill begins, which flattens out between miles 4.5 & 5. Just after mile 5 the runners will experience a winding down hill descent. Please be careful, there is a sharp right turn at the bottom. The remainder of the course is fairly flat with a short, but very inconvenient hill just before mile 7. The last quarter mile is downhill so save something for the sprint to the finish. There will be two aid stations, one at mile 3 and one just before mile 5. Local police and fire police and Lancaster Road Runners Club members provide traffic control and course guidance.



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Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 8pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 8pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 8pm
Sunday 8am - 8pm

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