The fourth annual race is planned for Friday, September 22, 2017. 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 third event in the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series taking place from September 20-24, 2017. 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. In order, the five series races take place in MD, MD, PA, WV, and MD.
“This is a wonderful series of friendly races with tremendous organization in beautiful locations that runners need to experience.”
Marathon Maniacs Hall of Fame