Yough River Trail 5k, 10k, & 2-mile fun walk

Event Date

Sat, May 10, 2014


West Newton, PA

About This Activity

Sponsored by West Newton Fox's Pizza Den, this is our third year!  Proceeds benefit maintenance of the Yough River Trail in Westmoreland County, PA.  We expect over 250 participants in 2014--thanks for supporting the best rail trail in the USA!


Run or walk on the beautiful Westmoreland County section of the Yough River Trail (Great Allegheny Passage).  Out-and-back, non-conflicting courses on a comfortable, crushed-limestone, rail trail surface.

5k and 10k will begin just south of the West Newton King parking area and head toward Cedar Creek Park/Cumberland.  Chip timing provided by Runner's High.

2-mile fun walk wil begin at West Newton Station and head toward Sutersville/Pittsburgh.  This event is untimed.

Plenty of water supplied on-course and at finish.

Enter before 4/10/14 to guarantee a short-sleeved event shirt and save $5.00.

AWARDS for chip-timed 5k and 10k:

Overall winner (M&F)

Top 3 in the following age categories (M&F): 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39,

40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

MEDALS for all kids 10 & under!

MEDAL for oldest walker!

Stop by Fox's Pizza Den to get your slices after the race!


Event schedule and times

Same day registration:  7:45am - 8:45am at the West Newton trail head

9:00am:  5k start

9:00am:  walk start

9:05am:  10k start

Awards will be given after the results are tabulated.

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