2016 IRON RUN HALF-MARATHON AND CHARCOAL CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK
Registration is now open for the 2016 Iron Run half-marathon run and Charcoal Challenge 5k run/walk on Saturday, June 11.
These two events are the 6th annual fundraiser races offered by the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park. All proceeds stay at our park to support activities to improve recreation, conservation and historical education at Pine Grove Furnace. Please join us as a participant, or as a volunteer.
Racers: please help us by registering early and online. Go to...
http://www.runreg.com/6245 for the half-marathon run
http://www.runreg.com/6246 for the 5k run (or walk, if you prefer).
If you must register by mail, please click here for a form you can print out and send to our PO Box with payment.
A trifold brochure with more information about the event can be found here.
The Iron Run half-marathon course for 2016 is slightly changed from 2015 to reduce time spent running on roads. Note that the total distance is actually 13.4 miles. A map may be found here.
The Charcoal Challenge 5k course for 2016 is the same as in 2015 and prior years. The total distance is 3.2 miles. A detailed map with exact mileage plus course elevations may be found here.
Any questions? Please email email@example.com.
Volunteers are also needed that Saturday morning. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help us out.
Here are the results for 2015:
Click here for race results
Click here for 2015 race maps (note: the half-marathon route will change slightly in 2016).
For photos and discussion, visit our Facebook page (you don’t have to be a Facebook user to look at it!) at www.facebook.com/pages/
FALL FURNACE FEST for 2016
Fall Furnace Fest is the weekend of October 15 and 16 (Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday noon to 5 PM). Join us for a 2-day family oriented event with live music, craft & food vendors, history demonstrations, wagon rides, pumpkin carving and the story of the “Hairy Hand.” Returning again will be the Pumpkin Parade on Saturday evening, followed by the Pumpkin Float and Hairy Hand at Fuller Lake. Park admission and most activities are free!
HAVE YOU RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP?
- Click to download Pine Grove Friends 2016 membership renewal form
- Click here to submit membership fee or make donations to Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park