The sixth annual race is planned for Wednesday, October 2, 2019. 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 the fifth and final event in the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon Series taking place from September 28 to October 2, 2019. The other events in the Series are the Cross County Trail Marathon and Half, the C&O Marathon and Half, the yet to be named new WV Marathon and Half, and the Hancock Marathon and Half. In order, the five series races take place in VA, DC, WV, MD, PA.
“This is a wonderful series of friendly races with tremendous organization in beautiful locations that runners need to experience.”
Marathon Maniacs Hall of Fame