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Prep for Pittsburgh Marathon Series

  • Lake Wilhelm Road Sandy Lake, PA 16145 (map)
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Prep for Pittsburgh Marathon Series:


Event Details:

This is the eleventh year of the half-marathon.  Run the whole series and you will travel from Sharpsville to Fredonia, to Sandy Lake during the months of February, March and April. Run one or run all and help support Mercer County Trails Association, Inc.

Trout Island Tromp - FEB 2 - $12

Spring Break 8.5 - MAR 2 - $20

Prep4Pitt HM - APR 6 - $20

Prep4Pitt 5K - APR 6 - $12

Questions? Email the race director at races@mctrails.net

RACES 2 & 3 will have early start for walkers and slower runners. Please contact Vicki to coordinate group start time: vickisholley@live.com

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5th Annual Polar Bear Thaw Bike Ride
10:00 AM10:00

5th Annual Polar Bear Thaw Bike Ride

Riders depart from the Y on June 16th at 10am.
Pre-Register at the Y: Now – June 15th
Riders can choose to ride
(approx) 11, 21, 30 or NEW 40 mile routes! Directional signs help guide riders along the route, and maps are provided.

All net proceeds from this event will benefit the YMCA Financial Assistance program. Through our Financial Assistance program, the Y offers scholarships to youth and families who may be unable to afford our programs. By participating and supporting the YMCA Polar Bear Bike Ride, you work alongside the Y to help build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.

$15 if pre-registered by June 15th
$25 if registered day-of
$10 for each additional family/group participant
Includes lunch

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Sponsors are needed to help make this event a success. Any amount is helpful, and sponsorships of $100 or more will receive special recognition for your support.

For more information or to register for the event contact the YMCA : (724) 981-6950 or jlucas@svymca.com

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Trail Mix 2018
11:00 AM11:00

Trail Mix 2018

Join the Mercer County Trails Association on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Riverside Park, in Greenville for Trail Mix 2018. Hosted together with the Revitalize Riverside Fund, this event is to formally introduce the community to the multiuse trail completed in 2017 from Main Street to Porter Road.

The event begins with a ribbon cutting which will also be the start to a 5K race on the crushed limestone trail. Happening from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. is the Kids’ Fishing Tournament at Peggie’s Ponds in Riverside Park, adjacent to the bicycle trail. There will be poles available for use, with bait provided by Carried Away Outfitters. Bring your own bike for a Bicycle Rodeo from 12 to 1:30 p.m. There will be a limited number of free helmets given out to participants. Be sure to check out the scavenger hunt on the Riverside Nature Trail. At 1:30 p.m., try your skills on a unicycle, hosted by The Butler Wobble Group.

For more information contact event organizer Janet Shilling at 724-456-7334 or visit us on Facebook.

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**SOLD OUT** Annual Dinner Fundraiser
6:00 PM18:00

**SOLD OUT** Annual Dinner Fundraiser

**UPDATE 4/25/2018 The annual dinner is currently sold out! If you'd like to be placed on a waiting list or would like to inquire, please contact Fred Kiser (contact information below)! 

Juvenile Characteristics & MCTA

Saturday, April 28 • 6 - 9 PM
Greenville Moose Lodge • 32 Shenango St.

Tickets: $12 per person - Includes food, drinks & music provided by Juvenile Characteristics
All funds raised will be used to continue the expansion of
trails on abandoned rail beds throughout Mercer County
and encourage tourism and economic vitality.

For tickets or questions, contact Fred Kiser:
724-866-3317 or fakiser44@gmail.com

*A brief informational meeting will be held at the beginning of the event

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