The Old Turnpike Half Marathon takes place at the one-of-a-kind Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike! Featured in a movie, once billed as the “World’s Greatest Highway”, and surrounded by the stunning scenery of Buchanan State Forest and the Allegheny Mountain Range, this half marathon is a must! Run through the 1.26 mile long Sideling Hill tunnel and the kilometer-long Rays Hill tunnel.
30 Minute Window Start:
All participants will have the option to start their race at any point from 8:00 am to 8:30 am in order to aid social distancing. The start will be chip timed so there is no penalty to starting later. All results will be based on net (chip) time.
Restrooms & Aid Stations:
- Portable restrooms will be placed in the Cove Valley Travel Plaza parking lot and along the course.
- Aid Stations with refreshments and first aid kits will be available along the course.
- Available at the Cove Valley Travel Plaza alongside the Old PA Turnpike. The start & finish line is less than 200 meters from this parking lot.
Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male and Female Open & Masters Finishers as well as the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. There will be no in-person award ceremony due to Covid-19. All awards will be mailed.
For more race information, please visit https://wolfcreektrackclub.com/old-turnpike-half-marathon/
Bracket/Division Details & Fees:
Old Turnpike Half MarathonActivity Starts: 5/22/2021 08:00 - Activity Ends: 5/22/2021 12:00Registration opens : 1/27/2021 10:00Activity type:Requires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): Old Turnpike Performance ShirtRegistration Periods:
Registration opens : 1/27/2021 10:00Registration closes : 1/29/2021 23:59Race fee : $50.00Processing fee : $3.60
Registration opens : 1/30/2021 00:00Registration closes : 2/20/2021 23:59Race fee : $60.00Processing fee : $4.80
Registration opens : 2/21/2021 00:00Registration closes : 4/20/2021 23:59Race fee : $75.00Processing fee : $6.00
Registration opens : 4/21/2021 00:00Registration closes : 5/21/2021 11:00Race fee : $90.00Processing fee : $7.20
PacersPacing options available: 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, & 3:00. Pacers must be able to run at least 15 minutes faster than the group they will be pacing. We will contact you if you are selected to pace a group.Activity Starts: 5/22/2021 08:00 - Activity Ends: 5/22/2021 12:00Registration opens : 1/27/2021 10:00Activity type:Requires Date of BirthRequires phone numberGiveaway(s): Wolf Creek Pacer Performance Shirt