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Sat September 10 - Sun September 11 Emporium, PA 15834 US Directions


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Black Hole Half Marathon

09/11 7:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Shirt deadline is

Cosmos 5k

09/10 8:00AM EDT - 8:50AM EDT
Shirt deadline is

Star Cluster 10k

09/10 9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Interstellar Beer / Wine Mile

09/10 5:00PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT

Milky Way Glow Run

09/10 8:00PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT

Wine Tasting at Rich Valley Wines

09/10 2:00PM EDT - 3:00PM EDT

Wanderstar Challenge 5k 10k Half

09/10 - 09/11 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

Race canceled

we have canceled this years events because of lack of interest. 

we have refunded everyone we are as disappointed as you are.  


Cameron County  Galaxy Festival  

Take a break from the every day hustle and bustle and come experience life in small town America in the heart of the PA Wilds. Run with us during the day while enjoying some of the most amazing night skies in the evening! With an event for everyone, this is a weekend you don't want to miss! This is the perfect weekend runcation!

Traditional events  include a 5k, 10k, and half marathon. Additionally, we are teaming up with  Rich Valley Wines to bring you a beer garden that will feature local craft beer, wine, and hand crafted cocktail's from local distilleries.

Looking for something a little different? We will also be having a beer/wine mile run. We are still working out the details but your experience will include drinking a cup of beer or wine during an out and back run.

There's still more!

A fun, non-timed 1 mile glow run/walk will also take place on the railtrail in the evening that will be a blast for all ages. After a day of races and/or adventuring through the town, join us for a fun evening with music and glow sticks as we enjoy the beautiful night sky!

Feeling adventurous? Complete the Wanderstar Challenge! Make it a full running weekend by completing the 5k, 10k, and half marathon.




West Creek Rail Trail
Chestnut St and East 3rd st
Emporium, PA US 15834


  • Registration will be open the morning of each race unless the event is sold out ahead of time. However, the price is higher the week before/day of and you probably will miss out on all the extra goodies, so don't wait! Register now instead!
  • You may pick up your bib on race morning right near the Start/Finish line for all races. We will probably add an early bib pick up on Friday if needed. Specific bib pick up times will be updated once we are closer to the event and will also be in your race email that is sent out the week of the race! 


  • Parking is at the West Creek Rail Trail trailhead located at Chestnut St and 3rd St. 
  • Parking is free!
  • Additional parking is available along any of the streets throughout town, close enough to walk to the trail and other local businesses! Street parking is also free!

Race Contact Info

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Want to be a part of the experience? We could use help with the course setup, festival setup, assisting runners at aid stations, and more. You can volunteer for a single event, a few hours, a day, or the entire weekend! We will work with you to make it a positive experience.

Volunteers receive a free shirt! Register as a volunteer today and be a part of an amazing fun filled weekend!


Looking for information about the area? Here area few links full of everything you need for lodging, local attrations, dining, and more!



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