Join us for the 40th running of the Shenandoah Coal Cracker 10K!
The Coal Cracker 10k is an iconic running event nestled in the heart of the Coal Region. Beginning in the center of Shenandoah (PA), runners take off through downtown Shenandoah before being met with the first of many challenging hills. The course then takes the runners through the twists, turns, and gently rolling hills of the Coal Region before taking a left turn up the infamous St. Nick’s breaker. Runners will test their grit and endurance as they face this steep, seemingly endless hill. Once at the top, runners will have a 1 mile cruise downhill back into town where the finish line waits atop a short but nasty incline! The Coal Cracker 10k is a challenging race that will leave runners feeling breathless and accomplished. All participants are invited to attend the awards ceremony and after party hosted by the Polish American Fire Company featuring the world famous Mrs. T’s Pierogies and cold Yuengling beer. The Coal Cracker offers 50+ unique awards, each hand crafted from the finest coal in Schuylkill County.