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.
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/