Signature Events

The J. R. Taylor Memorial 5k race and walk takes place on the Bethel Park Branch of the Montour Trail. This signature event raises funds for Trail maintenance and operations.

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)

      The Tour the Montour biking event is one of western Pennsylvania’s finest Fall rides. It is well know for its creative T-shirt designs and sumptuous post-ride lunches.

    • J.R. Taylor Memorial Race/Walk: A Bethel Park 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)
    • Tour the Montour: Choose from fun rides of 6, 15, 24, 44 and 62 miles (late September)
    • Annual Dinner & Meeting: Please download 2018 MTC Annual Dinner Invitation here.
Oct
20
Sat
Peters Friends Work Party
Oct 20 all-day

Work and clean-up parties are held on the first Wednesday and the third Saturday of each month, and otherwise as needed.

Cecil Friends Work Party @ Meet at the storage shed in Hendersonville.
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am

Work and clean-up parties are every third Saturday, subject to change. Watch the FaceBook group for announcements. Meet at the storage shed at Hendersonville.

Oct
24
Wed
Cecil Friends Meeting @ [See below]
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Meetings are the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. From May to August, meetings are held at the Cecil Henderson Road (Kurnick) access area; otherwise, the group meets at the trail office (304 Hickman Street, Bridgeville, PA).

Oct
27
Sat
Bethel Work Party
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am

Work and clean-up parties are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Call for location and information.

Nov
3
Sat
South Hills Friends Work Party @ South Park Township
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

South Hills Friends monthly work party.  First Saturday of each month, 9:00 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.

Nov
5
Mon
Peters Friends Meeting @ Peters Township Community & Recreation Center
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm

Meetings are the first non-holiday Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. The group typically meets in the Peters Township Community & Recreation Center, but occasionally selects other venues. For more information, see the group’s Face Book page.

Nov
6
Tue
Bethel Friends Meeting @ Bethel Park Municipal Building Caucus Room
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm

Meetings are held every first Tuesday of the month in the Bethel Park Municipal Building Caucus Room located immediately behind council chambers. Anyone interested in the Bethel Park Trail segment is encouraged to come.

Nov
7
Wed
Peters Friends Work Party
Nov 7 all-day

Work and clean-up parties are held on the first Wednesday and the third Saturday of each month, and otherwise as needed.

Nov
8
Thu
Engineering & Construction Committee @ Trail office
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Engineering and Construction Committee monthly meeting.  Interested parties welcome to attend.  Call or email for additional information or to get on the agenda.

Nov
10
Sat
Bethel Work Party
Nov 10 @ 8:30 am

Work and clean-up parties are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Call for location and information.

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