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CANCELED: 10th Annual Iron Run Trail Half-Marathon & Charcoal Challenge 5k

1100 Pine Grove Road,
Gardners, PA 17324
(717) 486-7174
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Iron Run Trail Half Marathon

$45 registration fee on or before May 18 at 5 pm; $55 after 5 pm on May 18

The Iron Run is a half marathon run (not walk!) with flat and hilly sections and small stream crossings. Most of the course has rocks, roots, logs, and possibly damp muddy areas. This is not a rail-trail run...this is a true TRAIL run! The course showcases beautiful Pine Grove Furnace State Park and the Michaux State Forest. The Iron Run half-marathon course for 2020 is the same as in 2019 except that the race will finish at the nearby Ironmaster's Mansion, just past the furnace area. The race starts at 7:30 AM. 

Race shirts (high-tech performance fabric) will be reserved only for registrations received by May 18. Shirt sizes must be received by May 18 at 5 PM so we have time to order customized shirts with our logos. We will not have extra shirts for late or same-day registrations.

Timing services will be provided by Pretzel City Sports.

Charcoal Challenge 5k Run & Walk

 

$30 registration fee on or before May 18 at 5 pm; $40 after 5 pm on May 18

The Charcoal Challenge is a 5K run (or walk) that showcases some of the nicest trails and roads within Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Sections consist of elevation changes and will include rocks, roots and log crossings. The course includes Creek Trail around the family campground and Brickyard Trail and climbs Quarry Road. The Charcoal Challenge 5k course for 2020 is the same as in 2019 and prior years but the finish line will move to the Ironmaster's Mansion, a short distance past the Furnace Stack. The total distance is 3.1-ish miles.

Race shirts (high-tech performance fabric) will be reserved only for registrations received by May 18. Shirt sizes must be received by May 18 at 5 PM so we have time to order customized shirts with our logos. We will not have extra shirts for late or same-day registrations.

This event is a fundraiser for the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park and the Appalachian Trail Museum Society.

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