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Ghost Creek Half Marathon

Sun May 14, 2023 Black Lick, PA 15716 US Directions



Ghost Creek Half Marathon

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration includes a short sleeve performance shirt, custom finisher medal, and refreshments!
Open to ages 12+.
Volunteer for Free Entry!


8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Pacers must be able to run 15 minutes faster than the pace they are assigned. Event staff will email pacers that are selected. 

Ghost Creek Half Marathon


I Ain't Afraid O' No Ghost

Experience Pennsylvania's 2020 Trail of the Year - the Ghost Town Trail! The half marathon course travels through the scenic Blacklick Creek Valley. In the past, this area was full of small mining and logging communities. Today, much of the valley has been reclaimed by nature. There are some remaining signs of these towns along the trail. The Ghost Town Trail is a must-visit destination! 

"Beautiful scenic trail; well kept. Would recommend." - Jess W, 2021 Finisher


Restrooms & Aid Stations:

  • Portable restrooms will be placed near the start/finish area and along the course.
  • Aid Stations with refreshments and first aid kits will be available along the course at miles 2, 4, 6.5 (turnaround), 9, and 11.
  • Race Parking will be available near the Start/Finish area at Saylor Park. 

"Well stocked refreshments along the half and fun, happy workers helping out. The swag bag was fantastic and durable too, a first!" - Robin A, 2021 Finisher

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+. 

"Gorgeous course. Well done!" - Gayle M, 2021 Finisher



Out and back from Saylor Park. Course Time limit is 4 hours (18:18 min/mile). 

Course Records

  • Male Overall: Adam Van Campernolle (Oakmont, PA) - 1:26:57 (2021)
  • Female Overall: Melissa Conjack (Sarver, PA) - 1:29:40 (2021)
  • Male Masters: Mark Badaracco (Erie, PA) - 1:29:33 (2022)
  • Female Masters: Rachel Bankaci (Latrobe, PA) - 1:37:27 (2021)



Hotels (Distance from Start/Finish)


Check for flights into these local airports:


  • Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
  • Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)


  • Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE)
  • Johnstown – Cambria County Airport (JST)
  • Altoona – Blair County Airport (AOO)

Local Attractions

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Is there a course time limit?

  • Yes, participants must run or walk under 4 hours. 

Can I walk?

  • Absolutely, as long as you can finish the race within the given course time limit.

Will there be race day registration?

  • No.

Are pets allowed?

  • No. 

Are strollers allowed?

  • No.


1284 Old Indiana Road
Black Lick, PA US 15716

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