Signature Events

Following are the Montour Trail’s biggest annual events.  Check the Events Calendar for more information.

  • National Tunnel 10K/5K: Held every spring in Cecil Park since 2000. (Late April.)
  • J.R. Taylor Memorial Race/Walk: A Bethel Branch 5K run and fun walk.(Late May or early June.)
  • Peters Friends Twilight Walk: Join us in McMurray for an evening walk, refreshments, and raffles. (Last Friday in July.)
  • Montour Trail ½ Marathon and 5K Run and Walk: For a variety of reasons, the Montour Trail Council has decided to cancel the Montour Trail Half-Marathon and 5K run for 2017. We are optimistic that the race will be back in 2018.
  • Tour the Montour: Choose from fun rides of 6, 12, 18, 24, and 44 miles. (Late September.)
Tour the Montour
Sep 23 @ 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

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.)



Sept 1st
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.


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:

  • 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.


  • All Proceeds benefit the maintenance and expansion of the Montour Trail.


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



Annual Dinner & Meeting @ St Joan of Arc Church
Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm


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