D&H Distance Run

Event Date

Sun, Sep 13, 2015


Forest City, PA

About This Activity

  • The 13.1 mile race will be an 'out and back' run on the D&H Rail-Trail from Forest City to Union Dale.
  • The trail is approximately 15 feet wide and recently resurfaced with fine crushed stone, for a superb running surface.
  • The course is basically flat with a slight upgrade going northward and a slight downgrade for the return and finish.
  • Water stations wll be approximately every 2 miles.
  • Post race snacks will be available.
  • The race is a great tune-up for those training for the Steamtown marathon and a great race for those attempting to longer distance runs.
  • Race participants will be limited to 400. registration packets can be picked up race day starting at 7:30am.


  • The D&H Rail-Trail is located off Route 247 in Forest City.  From Carbondale, take Route 171 North to Forest city.  Turn right on Route 247 (after Kost Tire).  Go 1/3 of a mile to the first right into the Greater Forest City Industrial Park.  Latitude 41*38'44.99"N, Longitude 75*27'46.11"W.  For detailed directions from other locations, see www.nepa-rail-trails.org.


  • Top 3 Male & Female Overall.
  • Top 3 in age divisions Male & Female 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
  • Masters Top 3 Male & Female.
  • Every 1/2 Marathon finisher will receive a medal.
  • 5k awards to the top 3 Male & Female finishers.
  • No duplicate awards.
  • Walkers are welcome, but there are no walking awards.

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