2019 Calendar

Monthly Meeting - Monday Jan 21

Meetings are held at 7 pm on the third Monday of each month at the West Newton Station, located at 111 Collins burg Road, West Newton, PA 15089. Guests are welcome. 

In December, we hold our monthly meeting and Christmas party on the first Monday at 6 pm.

Saturday January 26

The Regional Trail Corporation RTC) Retreat will be held at Christ Our Shepherd Center (formerly Bishop Connare Center) in Greensburg on Saturday, January 26, 2019.  The last day for registration is January 21.  We are not able to take registrations at the door.  Thank you and hope to see you there!

Please see Registration Form and Agenda below. 

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Marches will be held at TWO locations in 2019:

o Twin Lakes Park Lower Lake area in Greensburg (original location!)

o Murrysville Community Center along the Turtle Creek Extension of the Westmoreland Heritage Trail

Online Pre-Registration will open in January!


Saturday May 11, 2019 Great Allegheny Passage 5K/10K/Fun Walk

The Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter of the Regional Trail Corporation will hold its 8th Annual 5k/10k Run and 2 Mile Family Fun Walk on Saturday May 11, 2019. 

This event is a major fundraiser for the maintenance of the Westmoreland County section of the Great Allegheny Passage. Sponsored by West Newton Fox's Pizza. 

The event will start at the Arthur H. King Access Area of the Youghiogheny River Trail in West Newton. Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used by trail volunteers to maintain, preserve and enhance the Westmoreland County section of the Great Allegheny Passage.

Pre-registrations for this event must be received by APRIL 11th, 2019 to ensure receipt of a free event short-sleeve T-Shirt.

 Event entry forms may be picked up at the Regional Trail Corporation office in West Newton, from bulletin boards along the trail, from the many supporting businesses in the region, and the WYTC website: www.bikewytc.org.

 Registration Prices through April 11 are as follows:
5K/10K Run- $20

Fun Walk- $15

Children age 10 and under- $10

Race day registration will be 5K/10K- $25, Family Fun Walk-$20

Medals will be awarded to overall male and female runners in the 5K and 10K Run, and to the top three male and female age group participants of those events. Medals will also be awarded to all Run and Walk participants age 10 and under. In addition, there will be medals for the oldest and youngest participants of the 2 Mile Fun Walk.

Each participant will receive tickets to redeem for two slices of Fox's Pizza after the race!

Find out more

Regional Trail Corporation Retreat REgistration Form, Agenda

2019 Registration form PDF (pdf)


2019 Revised RTC Retreat Agenda (pdf)