Upcoming Events

Jun
22
2019 Rachel Carson Trail ChallengeWho's In?Volunteer

  • Full Challenge35.6 milesNext selection round April 29
  • 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: $95 through June 22.

  • Homestead Challenge17.2 milesNext selection round April 29
  • 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 17 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: $95 through June 22.

  • Friends & Family Challenge7.8 miles
  • 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: $90 through June 22.


Aug
24
2019 Baker Trail UltraChallengeWho's In?Volunteer

  • Solo50.6 miles
  • This year the race covers the southern section of the Baker Trail, starting near Godfrey, PA at 6:30 AM. Runners will follow the Baker Trail north toward Smicksburg, PA and end at a private farm. Finish time limit 14 hours. Limit 120 participants, minimum age 16. (If you prefer, you may instead register via UltraSignup.com.) Entry fee: $96.17 through August 9, $117.32 through August 23, $127.90 through August 24 4:30 AM.

  • Relay50.6 miles
  • Relay teams of up to 5 members cover the same course within the same time as the Solo runners. Course leg distances are 13.3, 9.3, 10.2, 9.6, 8.2 miles. Limit 25 teams, minimum age 16. (If you prefer, you may instead register via UltraSignup.com.) Entry fee: $159.62 through August 9, $212.50 through August 23, $238.94 through August 24 4:30 AM.