WHAT ARE THE HOURS?
HOW DOES THIS WEB BASED APP WORK?
Watch this short video for information on how to use the Trashmore Challenge Web Based App: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ1J8M-S0Ek
Make sure your LOCATION SERVICES is turned on – this app tracks you while on the Mt. Trashmore site.
DO I HAVE TO BE AN EXPERIENCED RUNNER TO PARTICIPATE?
Nope… However, Mount Trashmore Challenge is designed to challenge yourself and is a fun way to interact with friends and family. You’re free to run, jog, or bike the challenge.
WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY REGISTRATION?
If you signed-up for the Mount Trashmore Challenge you will receive a Challenge T-shirt, as well as prizes for each milestone reached.
IS THE MOUNT TRASHMORE CHALLENGE A CHARITY OR A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION?
The Mount Trashmore Challenge was organized by the Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District a 501C-3 non-profit organization.
WHAT IS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE MOUNT TRASHMORE CHALLENGE?
We wanted to take advantage of a great asset located in The District and also create a less stressful, untimed environment that was more about health and happiness with a little competition. We hope that The Mount Trashmore Challenge can act as a catalyst to inspire continual healthy living.
CAN I WALK WITH MY DOG?
Dogs are allowed as long as they are on leash and remain on the trails.
HOW DO I GET MY T-SHIRT AND MILESTONE PRIZES?
Starting in May, t-shirts and milestone perks can be picked up from Noon-2 on Fridays in our office. (Located in The Cherry Building 329 10th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA Suite 123)
On the Third Thursday of each month Mt. Trashmore is open starting in May, t-shirts and milestone perks can be picked up from 5-7pm at the base of Mt. Trashmore at the recreation building.
ARE THERE REFUNDS?
There are NO refunds for signing up for the Challenge.
CAN I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION TO ANOTHER PERSON?
Registrations are non-transferable to another person. If you can’t attend, we can mail you your participant T-shirt for a small shipping fee.
HOW WILL I KNOW WHEN MOUNT TRASHMORE IS OPEN?
We strongly encourage you to check Mount Trashmore’s open status before heading out for your hike. The best place to find this information is at https://www.solidwasteagency.org/mount-trashmore.
We also will be putting the open hours for the week in our weekly District Newsletter. If you do not currently receive our newsletter sign up here.
HOW WILL I TRACK HOW MANY TIMES I HAVE GONE UP MOUNT TRASHMORE?
As a participant you will have access to the web-based application. In order to track your trips you will need to check-in at the base and track your trip at the top of Mount Trashmore for every trip. Do not track your downward decent.
If for some reason you forgot to log a trip please email firstname.lastname@example.org to log your missed trip.
WITH MOUNT TRASHMORE’S LIMITED HOURS WILL I BE ABLE TO GET 140 TRIPS IN?
The goal would be for you to do multiple trips during each visit to Mount Trashmore. Assuming the season is 27 weeks long in order to hit the 140 trips we would encourage participants do 6+ trips per week.
DO YOU HAVE A TUTORIAL ON HOW TO USE THE APP?
WHEN DOES THE 2021 CHALLENGE END?
The Challenge will go until the end of 2021. Mt. Trashmore’s hours and days open are weather pending. See the hours here: https://www.solidwasteagency.org/mount-trashmore.
WHAT IF I HAVE A QUESTION THAT ISN’T ANSWERED HERE?
You can either call 319-432-9785 or email our Executive Director Abby Huff at email@example.com for any other questions.