|National Tunnel 10K/5K|
National Tunnel Race and 2K Family Fun Walk
Sunday, April 23, 2017 · 9:15 AM
3655 Millers Run Road
Cecil, PA 15321
Directions from Google Maps
Cecil Park is located 15 minutes from Pittsburgh. Take I-79 to Bridgeville, Exit 54. Then turn onto Route 50 West and proceed for approximately 6.5 miles west to Cecil Park, which will be on your left.
Event Start Times:
5K Run 9:15 a.m
10K Run 10:00 a.m
2K Family Fun Walk 10:15 a.m
Post Race Awards Celebration approximately 11:15 am.
Race day registration opens at 8:15 and closes 15 minutes prior to each event.
10 K and 5 K Runs Course Details: An out and back course (completely on the Montour Trail) with one turnaround for both 5K and 10K. The race starts on the trail at the top of the access path from Cecil Park to the Trail and heads east towards National tunnel. The 10K run goes through the National Tunnel, with the turnaround about 1/2 mile east of the tunnel portal. The 5K race turnaround is prior to the tunnel.
The finish line is on the trail near the start line. The course contains a very light uphill grade from the starting line to a peak at the tunnel followed by a very light downhill grade to the 10K turnaround.
The trail is about 10 ft. wide and has a packed limestone surface. The course is USA Track & Field Certified. Water and sports drink will be provided to participants during the race.
The 2K Family Fun walk also starts on the trail at the top of the Cecil Park access path and heads west continuing to a turnaround past the Rt. 50 & 980 bridge.
After the event a lunch is served along with beer, sports drinks & water.
The first 700 registered participants will receive an event shirt. There is a $10 discount for registering on or before March 26, and $5 for registering on or before April 22.
Proceeds from the event support Montour Trail maintenance and development.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide refunds.