J.R. Taylor Memorial 5K Run and Walk

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am
Washington Elementary School
515 Clifton Rd
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Bruce Barron
J.R. Taylor Memorial 5K Run and Walk @ Washington Elementary School | Bethel Park | Pennsylvania | United States



This pleasant 5K out-and-back run and walk, all on the Montour Trail, begins 800 feet north of the trail’s J. R. Taylor Memorial Bridge over Clifton Road in Bethel Park, near McMurray Road. Runners zoom along the flat, crushed-limestone surface of the Montour Trail’s Bethel Branch to a turn-around point north of Brush Run Road and then return to the start. Runners and walkers cross the bridge in both directions. All participants start together and receive chip-based times.


Pre-registration fee is $20 per person through May 12, $25 per person from May 13 to May 30, and $30 on race day. Special discount price of $12 for young runners (under age 18) through May 12.


The J.R. Taylor Memorial 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m. Walkers begin at the same time.


Awards: Fleet Feet gift certificates to top 3 overall, male/female; medals to top master’s finisher (age 40 and up), top 3 in each age category (10 and under, 11-14, 15–19, 20–24, 25-29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59, 60–64, 65–69, 70+), male/female

All participants registered by May 12 receive a T-shirt. Others receive T-shirts if available.

Registration/Packet Pickup

Race location: Washington Elementary School, 515 Clifton Road, Bethel Park.  Parking is available in the Washington School parking lot and the upper section of the Al’s Café parking lot.

Advance packet pickup is available at Fleet Feet, 1751 North Highland Road (Norman Centre II) a few days prior to the event:

Thursday, May 30    5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Friday, May 31     3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Race-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at Washington Elementary School.

Other Information

Proceeds from the event goes toward maintaining the Bethel Branch of the Montour Trail.


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