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2017 IRON RUN HALF-MARATHON AND CHARCOAL CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK

Here are the results for the Iron Run Half-Marathon and Charcoal Challenge 5K

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Please join us for these 2018 SPECIAL EVENTS

  • First Day Hike, Monday, January 1: Join the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park and park staff on a hike to celebrate the new year. This guided hike will start at the Fuller Lake Bath House then follow Old Railroad Bed Road to the Mountain Creek Trail. The hike will continue to the end of the Mountain Creek Trail and return along Old Railroad Bed Road back to Fuller Lake Bath House. Total distance is approximately 4 miles. The Friends group will serve refreshments during the program. Click here for more information.
  • Earth Day, Saturday, April 21: Volunteers are needed for trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, and other tasks to get the park ready for the busy summer season. The Friends group will host a potluck lunch for volunteers.
  • Woodsy Owl Weekend, Saturday, May 18: Two nights free camping in exchange for a Saturday morning volunteering in the park. The Friends group will host a potluck lunch for volunteers on May 20. To participate, please sign up via the State Park office.
  • Iron Run Half-Marathon and Charcoal Challenge 5K Run/Walk Saturday, June 9: The annual Iron Run Half-Marathonis a trail run over the hills and through the woods. The Charcoal Challenge is a 5k run/walk.Runners can sign up at www.RunReg.com (check our website at the end of January for details). Also, we need volunteers along the race course: if you can help, please email PGFvolunteers@gmail.com.
  • National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 29: Volunteers help to maintain trails and structures in the park, and replace invasive plants with natives. The Friends group will host a potluck lunch for volunteers.
  • Fall Furnace Fest, Saturday & Sunday, October 20-21: Join us for a 2-day family oriented weekend event with live music, craft & food vendors, history demonstrations, hay wagon rides, pumpkin carving and the story of the “Hairy Hand” at Fuller Lake. Volunteers are needed, whether for a few hours or during the entire two-day festival: please email PGFvolunteers@gmail.com

2016 IRON RUN HALF-MARATHON AND CHARCOAL CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK

Here are the results for the Iron Run Half-Marathon and Charcoal Challenge 5K

2017 PINE GROVE FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP LETTER

HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP?

2017 Schedule of Events and Volunteer Opportunities

100th Anniversary Commemorative Sale:

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