This event is part of the 2023 Cambria County Trails Series.
2023 Friends of the Trails Members Receive $5 Off
To receive a $5 discount on your registration fee for The Jim Mayer Trail Family Fun Run, become a Friend of the Trails today. If you plan to become a 2023 member, email email@example.com to receive a $5 off coupon code to use at the end of your transaction. Your 2023 tax-deductible membership donation will go towards enhancing, maintaining, and preserving the Cambria County Trails, including The Ghost Town Trail, the Path of the Flood Trail, and the Jim Mayer Riverswalk Trail.
The 5k course will be along the original section of the Jim Mayer Trail that extends from Riverside (on Michigan Ave) to Bridge Street in Johnstown. The out-and-back course will begin and end at the Riverside Trailhead. Participants will follow the scenic section of the trail along the Stonycreek River and will pass by the Trail Art Murals near the old trolley bridge in Moxham, with a turn around point shortly after the trolley bridge.
The 10k course will be an out and back of the entire Jim Mayer Trail, beginning and ending at Riverside. Participants will turn around at the end of the trail.
A water/Gatorade station will be available on the course at the 5k turn around point by Bridge Street. Water/Gatorade and first aid supplies will be available at the finish.
Since walkers and runners will be on the course, walkers are asked to stay to the right on the trail. The race will happen RAIN OR SHINE!
*Events start/finish at the Riverside Trailhead of the Jim Mayer Trail, located at 200 Michigan Ave. Johnstown, PA 15904.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. - Packet/T-Shirt Pick-Up & Race Day Registration
9:00 a.m. - 10K Run/Walk Start
9:10 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk Start
9:45 a.m. - 5K Awards Ceremony (Finish Line – Riverside Trailhead on Michigan Ave.)
10:00 a.m. - 10K Awards Ceremony (Finish Line - Riverside Trailhead on Michigan Ave.)
*All online pre-registered participants are guaranteed a high quality event shirt. All youth registrations for ages 17 and under for both the 5k and 10k are FREE thanks to a generous sponsorship from the 1889 Foundation.
$25.00 - 5k/10k Run/Walk
$20.00 - 5k/10k Run/Walk for 2023 Friends of the Trails Members (become a member at checkout and obtain coupon code by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org)
Until August 1
$30.00 - 5k/10k Run/Walk
$25.00 - 5k/10k Run/Walk for 2023 Friends of the Trails Members (become a member at checkout and obtain coupon code by emailing email@example.com)
August 1 through August 13
$35.00 - 5k/10k Run/Walk
$30.00 - 5k/10k Run/Walk for 2023 Friends of the Trails Members (become a member at checkout and obtain coupon code by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org)
Same day registration available for $35.00, shirt not guaranteed.
Parking will be available at Riverside Volunteer Fire Dept (615 Liberty Ave Johnstown, 15905), which is just a few blocks from the Start Line. The Riverside trailhead is located at 200 Michigan Ave., Johnstown, PA 15904.
ALL proceeds from the Jim Mayer Family Fun Run will go towards the Friends of the Trails program, which exists to enhance and expand the Cambria County Trails. To receive $5 off your race registration, become a Friend of the Trails when you register (at checkout) or by visiting our website: www.cambriaconservationrecreation.com.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female finishers of the 5k and 10k races. Top 3 male and top 3 female awards will be provided to youth.
Timing, Results, & Photos
The 5k and 10k Race will be timed by Ultrasignup.com. Finisher results and photos will be posted on our Facebook (Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority) and on UltraSignUp.com (Keyword: Jim Mayer Trail Run).
2023 Cambria County Trails Series
All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Trails program, which exists to enhance and expand the Cambria County Trails. For details and to register, visit www.cambriaconservationrecreation.com/trail-events/.
Local time: 5:46 AM
May 27 - Path of the Flood Historic Races
June 17 - Ghost Town Trail Challenge
September 3 - Jim Mayer Trail Family Fun Run
October 14-15 - Chernisky Ghost Town Trail-a-thon