Saturday, Aug 3, 2024

Howland 5 and 8 Mile Trail Race

546 Vosburg Rd

Tunkhannock, PA 8 Mile , 5 Mile

Registration closes: Thu, Aug 1 @ 11:59PM ET

NEW 8 Mile Race for 2024!!

We are excited to announce a new 8 mile option for race day! The additional 3 miles will give runners the opportunity to explore some flat and fast trails along the Susquehanna River! Runners that choose the 8 mile option will start the race with the 3 new miles before returning to finish the original 5 mile course! Start time will be 8:30am for the 8 mile race!

Run Info

Welcome back to the 6th edition of the Howland Trail Race! There is a new 8 mile option for 2024! The 8 mile course will start with flat trails along the Susquehanna River and the old canals used in the past. The 8 mile course will begin with 3 new miles before returning to the original 5 mile course.

The 5 mile course will take place mostly in shaded woods on single track hiking/biking trails. It will begin near the preserve barn and progress up a grassy path into the trail system. The trails are mostly smooth with a few minor stonewall crossings as well as some natural drainage dips. The terrain will be relatively hilly by climbing up some 280 feet twice in the race before being rewarded with fast, flowy downhill sections. This is an excellent trail/cross country hybrid for someone interested in trail running for the first time! This race is self supported so there will be no aid stations on course.


Registration: Race Day Registration and bib pick up is from 7:00-8:15am for the 8 Mile race and 7:00-8:30am for the 5 Mile race. **There are no refunds, deferrals, or bib swaps.

Who does this race benefit?

The race proceeds will benefit the Friends of Vosburg Neck State Park and their ongoing efforts to maintain and enhance the property features as well as a portion of the proceeds going to The Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen!

We'll trade ya!

We are excited to help the local food pantry and would love for you to help as well. If you bring a canned good or non perishable food item we will trade you for a sticker so cool everyone everyone will want one!


Top 3 Overall M/F
-$100 Cash
-$50 Valley Running Company Gift Card
-Free Entry into the 2025 race!
Age Group Awards
-Top M/F finisher in each of the following age groups receive an award
-19 and under 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and up

Event's current local time: 8:28 PM ET


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