Key Dates

Key Dates

Race Day:
Sunday, May 1, 2016 (race starts at 8 am)

Online Registration is OPEN!
Visit the Registration Page for more information

Online Registration discount period ends on March 1

Online Registration Closes:
Wednesday April 27 at Noon

Race Day Registration Available
(for an add'l cost)
Visit the Registration Page for more information


  • Registration Is Open

    Registration Is Open

    Register before the GFTC fills up! Only 200 runners/hikers max!

    Register Now!

  • Education


    The race will benefit prospective teachers in Africa. Race organizer Nathan King, a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa and current central PA teacher, sits on the board of trustees for SEED (Self-Empowerment through Education). His organization raises scholarship money for young Zambians to be able to afford tuition to attend the teachers college in the central African nation. Visit to learn more.

  • Mentoring


    The race will also benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre County, PA. Race volunteer Gregg Tyson has been a Big Brother since 2005 and knows how important it is for at-risk kids to have a positive mentor and friend in their lives. The proceeds from this race will help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre County be able to provide the quality services that make these mentorships possible. Visit to learn more.

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Key Dates

Important dates to keep in mind.

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Registration Discount Ends

    Save $5 if you register before this date.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    Online Registration Closes at Noon

    Race Day registration available for an additional cost. See Registration page for details.

  • Sunday, May 1, 2016
    Race Day!

    Race starts at 8 am.
    Check-In starts at 7 am.

Where Is The Race?

The race takes place at Greenwood Furnace State Park in Huntingdon, PA.

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