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Saturday 16 January 2016, 11:00am
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Location Greenwood Furnace State Park - 15795 Greenwood Rd Huntingdon, PA
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Who: Anyone who is up for a beautiful and

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brisk 5-mile trail run with a rewarding vista in the middle, also with the side benefit of supporting the Burnham YMCA and the Friends of Greenwood Furnace Complex.

What: Sponsored by the Friends of Greenwood Furnace Complex, This 5-mile trail race will start at pavilion 7, running past pavilion 8 to the Standing Stone/Monsell trailhead, climb up the east side of Monsell trail, then Lorence Trail to connect with Turkey Trail, ascend those outstanding switchbacks (Thanks Standing Stone Trail Club!!) about 900 feet to the top of Stone Mountain, then turn left (North) onto the Standing Stone Trail. Bask in the beauty of the Stone Valley Vista for a moment then grab a drink at the aid station before going full-tilt boogie almost all downhill for the final two miles back to the finish line at Pavilion 7.

- The centerpiece of Snowfest is the Polar Plunge benefitting the Burnham YMCA. For anyone who runs and plunges we will donate your $25 registration fee to the Burnham YMCA

- Snowfest activities will include: broomball, ice skating, free snowshoe trials, educational programs, bonfire on the beach, Winter Camping, ice harvesting, animal tracks, fire starting, and a concession with hot soup and coffee by the Friends of Greenwood Furnace

- Runners will get a long sleeve tech-T, free coffee and donuts at pavilion 7, then hot food at the concession stand after the race
Where: Greenwood Furnace State Park! Park in the main lot near the park office then cross the road near the beach to register at Pavilion 7 where the start/finish line is also located. The trails included venture outside the park into beautiful Rothrock State Forest.

When: Saturday January 16th at 11a.m. Registration runs from 9:30am – 10:45am at Pavilion #7.

How: $25 registration fee, paid online at PARunners.com via this link: The online registration deadline is January 8th to guarantee a shirt, then race day registration will be available.

SCHEDULE
Saturday, January 16, 2016 Greenwood Furnace Snowfest 5 mile trail race
9:30am Registration opens at pavilion 7 – coffee and Sweetie’s Donuts!!!
11:00a.m. The Start
12:00p.m. – 3:00pm Post event food and enjoy the Snowfest activites centered around the beach area across the road from the start/finish

Who are the Friends of Greenwood Furnace Complex?
The Friends Group is a local chapter of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation. We advocate for PA State Parks and for community involvement. We promote outdoor recreation opportunities, heritage conservation and environmental quality in our State Parks, State Forests and surrounding community.

Our group helps support three beautiful state parks located in Northern Huntingdon County about 10 miles south of State College, Pennsylvania. All three parks are managed as one unit from the main office located at Greenwood Furnace State Park.

http://friendsofgreenwoodparks.org/

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