Run for the Elk Marathon Race Festival

Sat July 30, 2022 Emporium, PA 15834 US Directions

COURSES | AID STATIONS

5k & 10K

  • The courses will be very scenic and sure to please on the West Creek Rail Trail in Emporium, PA.
  • The WCRT is the backside of the state gamelands and is beautiful and flat. 

Half Marathon 

  • The half marathon will be on the West Creek Recreational Trail in Emporium, PA, on the backside of the state gamelands. 
  • This is a beautiful and flat, out and back course on the rail trail. 

Marathon

  • The half marathon will be on the West Creek Recreational Trail in Emporium, PA, on the backside of the state gamelands. 
    This is a beautiful and flat, out and back race on the rail trail. 
  • The marathon is a certifed course and a Boston Qualifier!

Time Limits: The marathon course will close at 2pm. The race starts at 0730am. Runners can start as early as 6am if they think they'll need additional time to complete the course.

 

Here's a course map for the half marathon and marathon (the marathon is two loops of this course).

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/5071711882/

Aid Stations

  • All runners/walkers are encouraged to carry their own hydration and fuel
  • There will also water and Gatorade at all stations.
  • There will be aid stations every 2 miles, starting at mile 2.
  • Please make sure to put your garbage (bottles, gels, etc.) in or near the provided garbage cans on the course (just after the aid stations) or carry it to the next station.

 

  • There will be a portapotty at about the 4 mile point on course, meaning you'll pass it at 4 miles, 7 miles, 17 miles and 20 miles (for the marathoners).

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