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    End of the Mountain 5K Run/Walk

    The third Annual End of the Mountain 5K Run is scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2014.  We'll see you at the starting line!

    The purpose of the race is to raise funds for continued restoration and preservation of the John I. Thompson Grain Elevator and Coal Sheds.  

    The 5K course starts and finishes on the Lemont Village Green (133 Mount Nittany Road, Lemont) with loops around Nittany Orchards and First Avenue that provides a complete tour of the end of Mount Nittany.  

    The map of the 5K course is attached below. You can use the map from 2013, as the route is the same.    An elevation profile is also available at http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/180265002.

    Registration: A paper registration form is attached below. If you would like to register online, please go to the Active.com website at this location:

    http://www.active.com/lemont-pa/running/distance-running/3rd-annual-end-of-the-mountain-5k-run-walk-2014

    Registration on the day of the race is from 7:30am to 8:30am.  

    Tours of the John I. Thompson Grain Elevator and Coal Sheds were held throughout the morning.

    Please contact Lauren Steinberg (LaurenSteinberg1@gmail.com) with any questions about the race or if you would like to volunteer.

    Race results from 2013 are available at the Nittany Valley Running ClubFor the women, our top racers were Connie Bubash, 25, of State College with a time of 22:58, Jessica Kutz, 24, of Lemont with a time of 24:09 and Michelle Stroud, 40, of Bellefonte with a time of 25:00. For the men Matt Herring, 23, of University Park placed first overall with a time of 16:55 followed by Andy Cunningham, 34, of Port Matilda with a time of 17:58 and Ron Rovansek, 45, of Port Matilda with a time of 18:33.

    SPONSORS WERE:  Appalachian Outdoors, Café Lemont, Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, College Township, Diamonds and Lace, Dolce Vita Desserts, East Coast Health and Fitness, The Family Clothesline, Giant, Handmade Pottery by Heidi Zimbler, Heat Tanning and Hair, Irvings, Knütes, Complete Floor Covering of Lemont, Matt Narehood Design, Rapid Transit Sports, RoadID, Rosewood Silkscreening Company, Sam’s Club, The UPS Store, Weis Market and  Wegmans.

    Thank you to everyone who supported the race and congratulations to all the people who completed the 5K and were such great competitors! We are looking forward to another great race next year.



    Follow this link to see many photos of the race by Penny Eifrig.

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    Sue Smith,
    Mar 10, 2013, 1:22 PM
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    Sue Smith,
    Nov 12, 2013, 12:54 PM
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