South Hills Friends June work party

South Hills Friends monthly work party for June.  Held on the 2nd Saturday because of schedule conflicts on the regular day, the 1st SaturdayMeet at MP37.8, South Park sewage treatment parking lot along Piney Fork Road.  Work party occasionally moved to 2nd Saturday when necessary.  Contact: D Oyler, 412 831-9288 for additional information.gular day.

Bethel, Peters & South Hills Penny Day

Bethel, Peters and South Hills Friends Penny Day event.  Held along the trail at various locations in Bethel Park, Peters Township, South Park Township, Jefferson Hills Borough and Clairton.

South Hills Friends Work Party

South Hills Friends monthly work party.  First Saturday of each month, 9:30 AM.  Meet at MP37.8, South Park sewage treatment parking lot along Piney Fork Road.  Work party occasionally moved to 2nd Saturday when necessary.  Contact: D Oyler, 412 831-9288 for additional information.

Celebration: Trail of the Year, Ribbon-cutting & Groundbreaking

Please join us as the Montour Trail Council officially celebrates being honored as Pennsylvania’s 2017 Trail of the Year! Cindy Adams Dunn, Secretary of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, will be among the state and local dignitaries participating in the celebration. In addition, we will be holding the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Library Viaduct and Pleasant St. trail sections, and we’ll formally break ground on new trail sections that will go into construction in South Park Township this year.

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South Hills Friends Meeting

Meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM, at the South Park Township Community Room or the Township Library, both located at the Township Building.

Work and trail clean up parties are scheduled for the 1st Saturday of each month and also advertised as needed. The work parties meet at the sewage treatment parking lot MP37.8 along Piney Fork Road, South Park at 9:30 AM.  All volunteers are welcome. For more information, contact Dave Oyler at (412-831-9288 or davidoyler1950@gmail.com) or Paul McKeown (412-835-6692 or mckeownp@comcast.net).

Tour the Montour

The 15th Annual Tour the Montour continues the tradition as one of Western Pennsylvania’s finest Fall rides. For men, women, and children, it includes rides of 6, 15, 24, 44, and 62 miles on the beautiful Montour Trail. The ride has become well known for its sumptuous lunch as well as its unique t-shirts. (T-shirts are only guaranteed for riders who pre-register by Sept. 1st, 2017.)

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Fees

Before
Sept 1st
After
Sept 1st
Single Registration
Adults (12 years and over) $30 $35
Children Under 12 Ride FREE Only if accompanied by a parent or guardian. (MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian) $0 $0

               $5 discount for Montour Trail Members.

Schedule

Day of Event Check-in Opens at 7:00am on Sept 23rd, 2017.
> The 62-mile riders depart at 8:00am.
> The 44-mile riders depart at 8:15am.
> The 15- and 24-mile riders depart at 8:30am.
> The 6-mile ride departs at 8:45am.

Registration/Packet Pickup

Pre-ride packet-pickup will be held at the Settlers Ridge REI Store on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Ride-day registration and packet pickup opens at 7:00 AM.

Other Information:

  • HELMETS ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL RIDERS
  • Riders registered before September 1st, 2017 are guaranteed a T-shirt. After September 1st, T-shirts will not be guaranteed, so be sure to Register Early!
  • SAG Support will be available for mechanical or physical problems. Trail marshals will also be patrolling the course for safety.
  • Bike services will be provided at the start. This service is for emergency repairs only. Both you and your bike should be in good shape.
  • Turnaround points will be marked along the course with light refreshments.
  • The trail will remain open to the public for the ride. Proper trail etiquette is appreciated from all participants.

Post Ride Amenities:

Lunch and refreshments will be available adjacent to the Start/Finish at Mile 0 of the Trail.

Miscellaneous

  • NO REFUNDS!
  • All Proceeds benefit the maintenance and expansion of the Montour Trail.

Sponsors

Presented by:

                                  

Corporate Sponsors:

                                                

Supporting Sponsors:

Bob & Patsy Brown  •  CFSBank  •  DiCicco Development  •  Eat ‘n Park  •  Edgar Snyder & Associates  •  Falconi Toyota Motors  •  First National Bank  •  Highfield Crossing Apts.|Colebrook Mgmt.  •  Homewood Suites  •  Holy Trinity Council 11279 Knights of Columbus  •  Mediterra Bread  •  Pepsi  •  Top Gear Bicycle Shop  •  Toyota of Washington  •  Trek |Pittsburgh •  SDC Nutrition  •  Somma Funeral Home  •  Southpointe Investment Group  •  Starbucks (Robinson Drive-thru)  •  Sweetwater Bicycle Shop