Tree Hugger Trail Run at Goodell Gardens

Goodell Gardens & Homestead is excited to announce the 2nd annual Tree Hugger Trail Run!

Runners during the inaugural run will be the first visitors to enjoy our newly-formed woodland and farm field trails at Goodell Gardens & Homestead!

Taking place on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 9 am to 12 noon, this event is part of opening weekend! Sign up to run or walk the trails and enjoy a variety of activities, including crafts and games for kids, a food truck, and more!

https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Edinboro/GoodellGardens  (when it is finalized)

2nd Annual “Pay It Forward” 5K Run/Walk

This year is the 2nd Annual “Pay It Forward” 5K Walk/Run benefitting the 501(c)3 organization, Therapy Dogs United. Last year the walk/run was held virtually, and this year it will be held October 9th at Harborcreek Community Park at 9am. We are looking forward to a fun, successful event! The entirety of proceeds are being donated to Therapy Dogs United to assist them in the financial obligations related to their therapy dog-centered programs.

Nittany Valley Half Marathon

First run in 1984, the Nittany Valley Half Marathon has since blossomed into one of the region’s most popular road races, drawing several hundred runners each year. 

 

The 13.1 mile course begins & ends on the Penn State campus, touring through rolling countryside, along scenic Spring Creek and through quaint Houserville.

 

Race Registration starts at $40

Life Run 5K/10K & Fun Walk

People for Life’s annual Life Run 5K/10K & Fun Walk will take place on Saturday, October 10. Sign-in starts at 7:30 a.m., and the events start at 9 a.m.

Life Run will be based at Slade Park, 7840 Slade Rd., Harborcreek, Pennsylvania (16 minutes from Peach & I-90) and will feature: professional timing, DJ, optional Jazzercise warm up, complimentary t-shirt, and refreshments.

Registration is $25 for ages 16 and up and $15 for ages 7 to 15. Online registration will help with social distancing on race day. To be sure of getting a race t-shirt, register by September 29.

For more information or to register, visit www.peopleforlife.life/liferun or call (814) 882-1333. See also www.facebook.com/LifeRunErie.

Amish Country Running Festival

Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & 1 mile.  NO CUT OFF TIMES!  Run the beautiful countryside nestled within the largest Old Order Amish community in the US.  Fully stocked aid stations, port-a-johns along the course, food, Southern Tier Brewing Company beer zone, race t-shirts, finisher medals and more.

Cassadaga Lakes Running Festival

Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, & 1 mile.  NO CUT OFF TIMES!  Start and finish on the flats around the beautiful three Cassadaga Lakes and enjoy some serious hills in between.  Challenging, fun, quiet roads and a Southern Tier Brewing Company Beer Zone at the Finish.  Post race food catered, fully stocked aid stations at almost every mile, port-a-johns along course, race t-shirts.  AND, this is a fundraiser event.  All proceeds benefit the Mary E. Seymour Stockton/Cassadaga Library.

Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon & 10k

  1. This the is the 50th Annual event!  And we have some special before, during and after events planned.  Come join us in what is usually the peak of fall in the Adirondacks.   This year’s event is a fund raiser for youth drug and alcohol prevention programs in the region.

Race starts at the Olympic Skating Oval on Main Street in the middle of Lake Placid, the routes head North, through the center of Lake Placid’s business district. The course proceeds along Mirror Lake and then onto Route 73 passing  the North Elba Horse Show Grounds and the Olympic Ski Jumping complex. Runners then turn left onto a flat, out and back road along the AuSable river.  Excellent scenery and changing leaves at the peak of the fall season.  Runners will return up the only significant uphill to the finish at the North Elba Horse Show Ground.  A traditional runner’s event, with low entry fees.  Come run it again, or enjoy it for the first time.

Stampede 5K Obstacle Run

Stampede is a team-oriented run where the objective is to complete the course successfully. The run is open to anyone age 16 and older (or students age 13-15 who participate on a team with a parent or youth leader) – anyone who is up for the challenge of running (or rambling) over the 5K course and through the 18 obstacles. Form a team of 4-6 people and unite your team with a western theme or simply with the passion to accomplish the adventure run together. So rustle up some fellow cowboys and cowgirls – and come run with the herd!

Randolph Toymakers 5K

This FUNdraiser event is held each year to raise funds for this non-profit group that makes small wooden toys that are given to children in need around the world.  Distributed through mission groups, emergency services and crisis centers; these toys have been bringing smiles to kids since 2007. Donations are always appreciated and volunteers sought to assist in this simple, thoughful and loving way to bring joy when it is most needed.

This event will start and finish at Weeden Park with an out and back course down Weeden Road.

FUNdraiser rates are as follows:

$10 for Kids age 17 & Under

$20 Adult Pre-Registration

$30 Adult Race Day

T-shirt deadline June 27th.  Get in now to guarantee your race shirt.  Everyone gets a Finisher Medal!

Event followed by a great meal with new and old friends.  All beverages, hot dogs, plates, etc are provided.  Bring a dish to pass to add the fun if you feel like it, but not required to join in the fun.  All participants and spectators are welcome to join in.

Can’t make the event – please consider making a donation on our registration page or sending your contribution to Dick Hall – Chief Toymaker, 418 Grubb Hill Road, Kennedy, NY 14747.  Other donations of wood, paint and paint brushes, wheels, sandpaper, etc as well as your time are always appreciated.  If you know of an organization or a benefit that could use some toys please contact us.

Amish Country Running Festival

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY.
This course is certified by USATF.

Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills.  The course is on paved roads the entire way.  The course is not closed to traffic.  No cut off times!

Enjoy this course as it rolls thru the largest Old Order Amish Community in the US. You will have breathtaking views from vistas that you won’t get anywhere else. You will see working Amish farms, clothes lines full of crisp, clean laundry, the colors of autumn and be greeted by waving Amish families as you run past their homes.  Finisher Medals, gender specific race t-shirts, fire pit, tons of great food, fun and more makes this a great event for all ages and families too.

Food will be provided by the East Randolph United Methodist Church.  FREE to all participants and volunteers. Donations from spectators.  Pancake breakfast and then a spaghetti & meatball lunch.   

Beer will be provided by our sponsor; Southern Tier Brewing Company

Please note that if for any reason you need to change your distance as we get closer to race day that is not a problem.  Wilson Endurance Sports does not offer refunds on our events but will always allow deferral with advance notice.