2018 Iron Run Half-Marathon & Charcoal Challenge 5k
Iron Run half-marathon is the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park’s annual fundraiser trail race, concurrent with the annual Charcoal Challenge 5k run/walk. The half-marathon trail run (not a hike) starts at 7:30 AM. The 5k run/walk starts at 8:30 AM. On-site registration & check-in opens at 6:30 AM.
Register via RunReg.com (see race weblinks for fees) or by mail. Course maps are unchanged from 2017.
These two events highlight some of the best trails in and surrounding Pine Grove Furnace State Park and Michaux State Forest in southcentral PA. All proceeds benefit our State Park. Timing services will be by Pretzel City Sports.
Mountain weather is typically comfortably cool in the mornings but may reach the upper 80s late in the half-marathon. Rain showers are not typical but are possible.