Upcoming Events

Jun
23
2018 Rachel Carson Trail ChallengeWho's In?Volunteer

  • Full Challenge35.5 milesFull
  • The traditional Challenge. It begins in Harrison Hills Park and ends in North Park. Starts at 5:30 AM, finish time limit is 15 hours 4 minutes. Limit 600 participants, minimum unaccompanied age 16. Entry fee: $90 through June 23.

  • Homestead Challenge18.3 milesFull
  • Also known as the Half Challenge, it begins near the Springdale High School and ends in North Park. Starts at 10:00 AM, finish time limit is 7 hours 46 minutes. If you ever contemplated trying the Challenge but never thought you could go the full distance, this may be for you. Limit 300 participants, minimum unaccompanied age 16. Entry fee: $90 through June 23.

  • Friends & Family Challenge7.1 miles
  • This begins in Hartwood Acres Park and ends in North 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: $85 through June 23.


Aug
25
2018 Baker Trail UltraChallengeWho's In?Volunteer

  • Solo50.0 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 toward Smicksburg and end at a private farm. Finish time limit 14 hours. Limit 120 participants, minimum age 16. Entry fee: $90 through August 10, $110 through August 24, $120 through August 25 4:30 AM.

  • Relay50.0 miles
  • Relay teams of up to 5 members cover the same course within the same time as the Solo runners. Course leg distances are 11.3, 10.0, 7.7, 9.1, 11.9 miles. Limit 25 teams, minimum age 16. Entry fee: $150 through August 10, $200 through August 24, $225 through August 25 4:30 AM.