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 Township since 2000 (late April)
- J.R. Taylor Memorial Race/Walk: A Bethel Park Branch 5K run and fun walk (late May/early June)
- Peters Friends Twilight Walk: An evening walk along the Trail in McMurray, including refreshments and raffles (last Friday in July)
- Tour the Montour: Fun bike rides of 6, 15, 24, 44 and 62 miles (late September)
- Annual Dinner & Meeting: A celebration of the year’s accomplishments (November)
Since the J. R. Taylor 5K was my first running race, I was apprehensive, but everyone was so supportive. Volunteers answered my questions and boosted my confidence. Fellow runners put my nerves at ease with encouragement.
— Margie Carl
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.
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.
Work and clean-up parties are held on the first Wednesday and the third Saturday of each month, and otherwise as needed.
Work and clean-up parties are held every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Call for location and information.
South Hills Friends monthly work party. Second Saturday of each month, 9:00 AM. Meet at MP37.8, South Park sewage treatment parking lot along Piney Fork Road. Contact: Dave Oyler, 412 831-9288 for additional information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org) or Paul McKeown (412-835-6692 or email@example.com).
Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. Work parties are scheduled as needed.
The Airport Area Friends of the Trail meet every second Wednesday at the Forest Grove Fire Hall. New volunteers are always welcome.
Numerous work parties are held during the season. Please call 412-262-3748 to lend a hand at the work parties.
Engineering and Construction Committee monthly meeting. Interested parties welcome to attend. Call or email for additional information or to get on the agenda.