The inaugural Eastern Continental Divide Marathon and Half Marathon is set for Thursday, October 8, 2020. Both the marathon and half marathon will start at 8:00AM. This event takes place in its entirety in Pennsylvania on the outstanding Great Allegheny Passage (GAP). The primary highlights of the course include crossing the Eastern Continental Divide and a view of the north end of the 3294 foot long Big Savage Tunnel. The eastern end of the course is just a few feet from the tunnel entrance tunnel. The race course does not enter the tunnel. Marathoners and halfers will run a slightly different course which allows the marathoners to run across the scenic 910 foot long Keystone Viaduct twice.
This race is the second event in the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series taking place from October 7-11. The other events in the Series are the GAP Marathon and Half, the GAP Trestles Marathon and Half, the Salisbury Trestle Marathon and Half, and the Hancock Marathon and Half. In order, the series races take place in MD, PA, PA, PA, and MD. Run one, some, or all these great trail races!