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Allegheny Front Trail Race – Philipsburg, PA
August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 am
The Moshannon Rock Hounds are pleased to announce The Allegheny Front Trail 50k and half marathon will both be in the 2019 Rocksylvania Trail Series!!
The Allegheny Front Trail was established by Ralph Seeley in 1991. The trail encircles Black Moshannon State Park, traversing 41.75 miles of the Allegheny Plateau, some rocky and rugged, on the way to five mountain trout streams and 11 vistas in the Moshannon State Forest.
AFTR takes places just a few minutes drive from Black Moshannon State Park. Event options include the 50K Seneca Run (7 a.m. start), Half Marathon Hemlock Run (9 a.m. start). Race headquarters is at the Mid-State Regional Airport, Terminal Building, just 3 miles from Black Moshannon State Park, approximately 9 miles east of Philipsburg (451 Airport Road, Philipsburg, PA 16866).
The Seneca 50K Run is a course on the AFT. Note that it is approximately 32.5 miles long. The Seneca Run is 100% trail.
The Hemlock Half Marathon run is a 14-mile, 98% trail, 93% single-track course. Runners start on a ½ mile of airport pavement, then run on dirt/grassy road trail for a ½ mile. Both courses include aid stations/checkpoints and clear route markings