Upcoming Events

Jun
22
2024 Rachel Carson Trail ChallengeVolunteer

  • Full Challenge37.4 milesSignup opens March 1 12:00 AM
  • The traditional Challenge. It begins in North Park and ends in Harrison Hills Park. Starts at 5:30 AM, finish time limit is 15 hours 4 minutes. Limit 600 participants, minimum age 12. Entry fee: $120 through June 22.

  • Homestead Challenge18.1 milesSignup opens March 1 12:00 AM
  • Also known as the Half Challenge, it begins near the Springdale High School and ends in Harrison Hills Park. Starts at 10:00 AM, finish time limit is 7 hours 18 minutes. If you ever contemplated trying the Challenge but never thought you could go 35 miles, this may be for you. Limit 300 participants, minimum age 12. Entry fee: $120 through June 22.

  • Friends & Family Challenge8.0 milesRegistration opens March 1 12:00 AM
  • This begins in Tarentum and ends in Harrison Hills Park. Starts at 12:00 PM. It's intended for groups of up to 5 members, and the minimum unaccompanied age is 12. There are two significant hills on this section of the trail. Limit 50 groups. The entry fee is for the entire group (not per person). Entry fee: $120 through June 22.


Aug
24
2024 Baker Trail UltraChallengeWho's In?Volunteer

  • Solo50.3 miles
  • This year the race covers the central section of the Baker Trail, starting in Summerville, PA at 6:30 AM. Runners will follow the Baker Trail south for 42 miles to Plumville, then turn north over rolling country roads to Smicksburg and end at a private farm. Finish time limit 14 hours. Limit 120 participants, minimum age 16. Please register via UltraSignup.com. Entry fee: $120 through August 24 4:30 AM.

  • Relay50.3 miles
  • Relay teams of up to 5 members cover the same course within the same time as the Solo runners. Course leg distances are 10.3, 11.9, 11.1, 8.9, 8.1 miles. Limit 10 teams, minimum age 16. Please register via UltraSignup.com. Entry fee: $220 through August 24 4:30 AM.