Iron Furnace 5K and 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk

5K, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Jun 27, 2015


Lonaconing, MD

About This Activity

The George’s Creek Promotion Council presents the:

27th Annual Iron Furnace 5k Run & 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk managed by the Queen City Striders

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. (Race Day Registration will be from 7:00 to 7:45 a.m.)

Lonaconing, MD

Course Information: The Iron Furnace race will begin at George’s Creek Elementary School situated 1 mile north of Lonaconing on MD Route 36.  The point to point course will be along George’s Creek River, through the streets of Lonaconing, and finish at the historic Iron Furnace on the north end of town. The course is mostly flat with a short hill at mile 1 and half mile slope at the 2 mile mark.

Prize Money: The first male and female finishers in the Open 5k will receive $75.00 each. The first male and female in the Masters will receive $25.  Masters runners are eligible for awards in the open category as well.  In addition male/female Open and Masters Winners will receive free entry into the 2016 race.

Age Group Winners (Men’s & Women’s- Runners Only): 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.  Course Record Holders: Male-Randy Lowe, 14:50 (1997) Female-Kristin Dudley, 17:05 (2003)

After the Race:  Refreshments will be provided at the historic Iron Furnace Park located across State Rt. 36 from the finish line. Race awards and door prizes will be presented at this time.  You must be present to win a door prize.  For race day planning the finish line is located just over a mile south of the starting point.  Ample parking is available at the start and transportation will be provided back to the start area on race day.

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