Ellie's Heart Foundation presents the Fairfield 50

Half Marathon, 5 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sun, Sep 6, 2015


Montoursville, PA


Activity Today Later

Cycling-Half Century - Individual Age group/open

$50 $50 Closed

Cycling-25 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$35 $35 Closed

Cycling-10 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Family Bike Ride or Stroller Walk - Kids under 12 Free

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

The second Annual Fairfield 50 is set for September 6, 2015. After many complaints last year about the killer climbs on the 25 mile loop the course has been altered to accommodate. We have a distance for every rider regardless of skill set, and are able to accomodate entire family participation with a walk and 5K bike ride for family members not inclide to ride a longer distance.

Here are the course descriptions:

25 mile Route:

Begin at Riverfront park. West along the bike path, turn on to the Maynard Street Bridge, 654 W through Nesbitt, Turn right on to River Road, Loop to Johnson's Farm (TURN around Point) West Village Road back to 654E, on to the South Williamsport Bike Path, accross the Market Street Bridge, return to bike path, back to Riverfront Park. (locations of Aid stations will be given at time of the event.)

50 mile Route: East along bike path, slight left uphill onto Canfield Lane, East on Canfield Lane, slight right on to bike path at top of hill, take Broad Street past Montoursville Cemetary (Broad Street becomes Lycoming Mall Drive) Designated Rest Area at Fairfield Ford on Lycoming Mall Drive. Continue on Lycoming Mall Drive, turn left on to Cemetary Road,Turn left on to Brushy Ridge Road, Turn Rt on to Halltown Rd.,take slight left uphill turn on to Radio club road, West on Radio Club Rd and left turn onto S.R. 87 Ride Sourt on S.&. 87 and turn left on to bike path at traffic light (after on-ramp to Rte I-80 and before Wendy's)   Ride SouthWest on bike path through tunner, and rt turn on to Broad Street Bridge REST AREA. Ride across bridge and turn rt onto Warrensville Road, turn left on to 4 mile drive, Ride West on 4 mile drive to Divine Providence Hospital, road becomes Grampian Blvd. Continue on Grampian Blvd. Turn left on to Market Street, take a slight right on to Hepburn at the intersection near Brandon Park, Ride South on Hepburn, and turn Right on to Fourth Street, turn left on to Susquehanna Street, Turn left on to W. Third Street, Conitune on W. Third Street for 1.4 miles and turn Rt on to pedestrian bridge over I-180, ride across RR traicks and turn left onto Commerce Park Drive, East on Commerce Park Dr, cross RR tracks and turn right onto Bike Path, continue on bike path and straight on to Greevy Road. End at Riverfront Park.

The 5K bike ride will be entirely along the bike path, the 5K walk will be around Canfield Island.

The Fairfield 50 is the premier fundraising event for Ellie's Heart Foundation.

The mission of Ellie’s Heart Foundation is to preserve the memory of Eleanor Lily Ayers by promoting awareness of Pediatric Cardiomyopathy and by assisting children treated at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and their families through superior care, familial support and innovative research into Pediatric Cardiomyopathy.

Event details and schedule

Registration will open at 8:00am and close at 10:00 am for the 25 mile rides. There will be a pre race meeting at 8:15 for the riders participating in the 50 mile ride. Riders will be able to start on their own schedule.

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