Best Places to Run in Western PA: Highland Park

The History of Highland Park Highland Park, situated in Pittsburgh’s neighborhood of Highland Park, is one of the most unique city parks. Spanning 377 acres, Highland Park has several standout features: a stunning stone statue entrance, the reservoir loop, a Victorian-style entry garden, and the world-famous Pittsburgh Zoo. Highland Park was originally developed in the Read more about Best Places to Run in Western PA: Highland Park[…]

Kinzua Valley Half Marathon Set for October 25th

Experience the Allegheny National Forest in Autumn On Sunday, October 25th the inaugural Kinzua Valley Half Marathon will begin in the small town of Westline, PA. The course features the Kinzua Valley Trail which is situated in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest. The trail surface is finely crushed limestone providing a fast surface Read more about Kinzua Valley Half Marathon Set for October 25th[…]

Tips on Hosting an In-Person Race During the Covid-19 Pandemic

From March through June, the racing scene had essentially come to a standstill. Since then, races have started to come back, but the number of in-person race options available are still nowhere near pre-pandemic levels. Nearly all major city races have been cancelled or transitioned to virtual. With the vast majority of the country now Read more about Tips on Hosting an In-Person Race During the Covid-19 Pandemic[…]

Beaver County Track & Field Championships

Riverside High School in Ellwood City is set to host the 2019 Beaver County Track & Field Championships tomorrow at 9:30 A.M. Central Valley High School won the girl’s team championship last year scoring 106 points. Hopewell was the girl’s runner up with 89.5 points and Ellwood City took third with 81 points. Riverside claimed Read more about Beaver County Track & Field Championships[…]

Running Advice & Insights: Nick Edinger

Written By: Nick Edinger – 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier Nick answered some questions for Wolf Creek providing insights into his training and offering some advice on how to improve as a runner. How did you get started in running? Ever since I was a little kid I loved pushing my body to its limits Read more about Running Advice & Insights: Nick Edinger[…]

FinishLynx Fully Automatic Timing

Wolf Creek Race Management is offering FinishLynx fully automatic timing once again this track season. In addition to using FinishLynx, we offer seeding and scoring with Hy-Tek meet management software. FinishLynx is the world-leading system for track timing. It is used at elite level IAAF meets. The system captures high-speed photo finishes and automatically starts Read more about FinishLynx Fully Automatic Timing[…]

Weekend Recap: Sweep at Butler, Wise Wins USATF 5k Title

It was an active weekend for Wolf Creek Track Club (WCTC) runners in local competitions. On Saturday morning, club members Nick Edinger, Theo Reynolds, and Dan Spaulding competed at the 43rd Annual Butler Road Race. The race started at 9:00 AM by the Butler County Courthouse in downtown Butler. The premier event, the 5 mile race, Read more about Weekend Recap: Sweep at Butler, Wise Wins USATF 5k Title[…]

Edinger Qualifies for Olympic Trials, Relay Wins at Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA Today the Pittsburgh Marathon kicked off at 7:05am. At the start of the race, the temperature was hovering in the upper 50s with overcast skies. The weather remained pretty consistent throughout the race and the rain held off making for near perfect race conditions. Ten Wolf Creek Track Club (WCTC) runners participated in Read more about Edinger Qualifies for Olympic Trials, Relay Wins at Pittsburgh[…]