REGISTER BY AUG. 17TH TO GET YOUR T-SHIRT!
Ride and Walk (Bring Family and Friends!)
29th Annual Labor Day Poker Run
On the Great Allegheny Passage Sponsored by the Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter
The event will start at the Arthur H. King Access Area of the WYTC section of the GAP in West 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.
This event is sponsored and supported by various area merchants. This event is NOT A RACE! Participants walk or bike ride at their own pace, to checkpoints throughout the course where they pick up a playing card. At the end of the event, each poker hand is tallied and the person with the best hand in each category receives a prize. Raffle prizes will be available after 10:00 AM. At 11:00 AM the winners of the best hands in all events will be announced along with the winner of the bike and the 50/50 drawing.
Event takes place on the Great Allegheny Passage
Bike - 12 miles level
Bike - 20 miles endurance
Walk/Jog/Wheelchair optional - 4 miles
8:00 AM - Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration
8:30 AM - Event Start
Cost for adults: $25
Cost for children: $10
Last day to register to get a T-Shirt: Aug 17th
Last day to register on-line or paper application is Sept 1
RIDE RAIN OR SHINE.
Click below to register on-line.
Look below for the hard copy registration form. Download pages 1 and 2 of brochure
The Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter of the Regional Trail Corporation will hold its 10th Annual 5k/10k Run and 2 Mile Family Fun Walk.
The event will start at the Arthur H. King Access Area of the WYTC section of the GAP 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.
The Course: Run or walk on the beautiful Westmoreland County Section of the Great Allegheny Passage! Comfortable crushed limestone surface. Out and back non-conflicting courses.
Where: Arthur King Trail access in West Newton on PA Route 136. For GPS directions use 111 Collinsburg Road, West Newton, PA which will take you directly to the parking area.
Registration: From 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM at the King Trailhead
Awards: Medals for runners only - Top two male and top two female overall. Top three in each age category: 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
**All participants 10 and under will get a medal! Medal to youngest and oldest walker.
Race results will be posted at www.runhigh.com
Water on course and at finish.
Pizza for all participants!
Each participant will receive tickets to redeem for two slices of Fox's Pizza after the race!
For all races the deadline to register to receive a free T-Shirt is September 10.
10K at 9:00 AM
5K at 9:05 AM
2 Mile Fun Walk at 9:00 AM
The charms are Zinc die-cast with the silver color finish and all the hardware is 304 stainless steel, which includes the clip . Less likely to stain when wet! $15 each.
Read about old abandoned railroad lines that have been converted into recreational trails from East to West. Look for No. 9- our Great Allegheny Passage, 150 miles,from Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. By Cindy Barks. 2020.11.17