A bunch of fantastic runners ran the second annual GAP Trestles Marathon and Half Marathon! The third annual race is planned for Thursday, September 22, 2016. Both the marathon and half marathon will start at 8:00AM. This event will take place in its entirety in Pennsylvania on the outstanding Great Allegheny Passage. Runners will cross three trestles on the course – to include the 1908 foot long Salisbury Viaduct (pictured above) over the Casselman River Valley, the 910 foot long Keystone Viaduct, and the historic Wills Creek Bollman Truss Bridge. The race start/finish is on the Great Allegheny Passage near the Western Maryland Railway Station at 529 Main Street Meyersdale, PA 15552.
This race is the second event in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series taking place from September 21-25. The other events in the Series are the Brush Tunnel Marathon and Half, the GAP Marathon and Half, the Barnum Rail Trail Marathon and Half, and the Cumberland C&O Towpath Marathon and Half.
“This is a wonderful series of friendly races with tremendous organization in beautiful locations that runners need to experience.”
Marathon Maniacs Hall of Fame