2016 5K Banana Run


Event Date

Sat, Aug 27, 2016


Latrobe, PA


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Running-5K - Individual

$20 $25 Closed

Walking-5K - Individual

$20 $25 Closed

About This Activity

A full timed and chipped 5K for both runners and walkers, the 5K Banana Run is a part of the Great American Banana Split Celebration in Latrobe, PA. Unique medals, t-shirts, and awards will be given out. This race uses Latrobe's Turkey Trot 5K Route, located in historical downtown Latrobe. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners (Male & Female) overall and for each age bracket. 
Age Brackets for this race will be: 
Under 15

The Valley Dairy Great American Banana Split Celebration presented by Excela Health is a 3-day community event celebrating the invention of the banana split in Latrobe, PA in 1904. Hosted in downtown Latrobe August 26-28, 2016, the event features vendors, food, entertainment, music, children's activities, and more!

Just announced S&T Bank presents Kellie Pickler LIVE at Memorial Stadium on August 27th, 2016. Tickets will be available at www.bananasplitfest.com

Event details and schedule

On August 27th, 2016:

Registration opens at 7:30am
Race start time: 9am

You can stop by the UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Stretch Tent anytime during the morning to warm up, stretch, or cool down after - lead by the UPMC's local physical therapy team!

Early packet pickup location will be announced at least two weeks prior to event date.

The course will be the Latrobe Turkey Trot 5K course, through Latrobe, PA. Parking is available at Latrobe Memorial Stadium, located at 131 Irving Avenue, Latrobe, PA 15650.

The Gutchess Hardwoods 5K Banana Run is being produced this year in partnership with the GLLV Chamber of Commerce, the City of Latrobe, and Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation.

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