Announcing The Burning Coal Marathon & Half Marathon

By: Moses Greenspan Wolf Creek Race Management is hosting the Burning Coal Marathon & Half Marathon on Sunday August 29, 2021 in Rimersburg, PA at the Armstrong Trail. Flat & Fast Course The marathon and half marathon are both an out and back on the Armstrong Trail.  The course is entirely crushed limestone and pancake Read more about Announcing The Burning Coal Marathon & Half Marathon[…]

3 Reasons to Run the Old Turnpike Half Marathon

When you first arrive at the Old Turnpike, the cracked pavement covered in graffiti may look more like a filmmaker’s depiction of the end of the world than a road of the past. The area is so dramatic that scenes from a post-apocalyptic movie were filmed at this very location. The 13-mile section of road commonly known Read more about 3 Reasons to Run the Old Turnpike Half Marathon[…]

Kinzua Half Marathon Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2021 Kinzua Half Marathon & 5k is now open at a special opening rate from February 17 to February 19! NEW this year: participate in both the half marathon & 5k and receive a special medal! The Kinzua Viaduct, built in 1882, was the world’s longest and tallest railroad viaduct, measuring 2,053 Read more about Kinzua Half Marathon Registration Now Open![…]

Resolution Run Moved to January 23rd

Resolution Run Postponed The 5th annual Resolution Run has been moved from Saturday, January 2nd to Saturday, January 23rd. The event will still start at 10:00am. The event has been postponed due to the recent outdoor gathering limit of 50 people that was implemented last week. This order is currently set to expire on January Read more about Resolution Run Moved to January 23rd[…]

Western PA Running: Hartwood Acres Park

On the 35th installment of our YouTube series #westernparunning, Hartwood Acres Park is featured. Hartwood Acres Park, situated in Hampton and Indiana townships of Allegheny County, spans over 600 acres. The park is only 10 miles northeast of downtown Pittsburgh. Hartwood Acres is a popular destination for a number of activities including: walking, running, hiking, Read more about Western PA Running: Hartwood Acres Park[…]

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[…]