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  Saturday, Oct 8, 2022
  Oct 8   9:00 AM   TOWANDA, Bradford
  Central Bradford Triathlon
  LOCATION:  Bradford County Airport 415 Airport Rd Towanda, PA 18848
  CONTACT:  Rhonnda Claiborne, rhonnda@towandawysox.com
  EVENTS:  3 mi Run, 3.6 mi. Paddle, 13 mi, Bike,
  NOTES:   This is the third race in a series of 3 for our county.
  BENEFITS:  Organized by Central Bradford County Chamber of Commerce
  WEBPAGE |    ONLINE REG
 
  Oct 8   9:00 AM   ELYSBURG, Northumberland
  K5K 29th Annual Knoebel Lumber 5K Race
  LOCATION:  Pavilion L, Knoebels Amusement Resort, 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg, Pa 17824
  EVENTS:  5K
  BENEFITS:  Benefit the Ralpho Township Public Library
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK (2021) |  CHECK BACK OR WEBITE FOR MORE INFO |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 8   9:00 AM   HAWLEY, Wayne
  Hawley Library "Run to Read"
  LOCATION:  Bingham Park, 4 Main Ave, Hawley, PA 18428
  CONTACT:  hawleyref@waynelibraries.org
  EVENTS:  5K Run/Walk
  BENEFITS:  Hawley Public Library
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2019 RESULTS
 
  Oct 8   9:00 AM   HONESDALE, Wayne
  4th Annual Color Fun Run / Walk
  LOCATION:  Honesdale HS Track Complex, 459 Terrace St. Honesdale, PA 18431
  CONTACT:  Laura Lockwood, llockwood@whsdk12.com
  EVENTS:  Color Fun Run / Walk
  NOTES:   Can use between a 1 mile loop or a 3 mile loop
  BENEFITS:  Make a Wish Foundation, Honesdale Fire Company, Class of 2023 Class Trip
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
  Oct 8   10:00 AM   MOOSIC, Lackawanna
  Walk to End Alzheimer's- Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
  LOCATION:  PNC Field, 235 Montage Mountain Rd. Moosic, PA 18507 or walk virtual
  CONTACT:  Karl M. Borton 570-574-3240 kmborton@alz.org
  EVENTS:  Community Walk
  BENEFITS:  Raising funds and awareness for a breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's and all other dementia.
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
  Oct 8   3:30 PM   NUREMBERG, Luzerne
  Harvest Moon 5K Run/Walk
  LOCATION:  The Emerson Theater, 283 Hazle St, Nuremberg PA 18241
  CONTACT:  Rebecca Nenstiel, rebeccanenstiel@gmail.com
  EVENTS:  5K Run/Walk
  BENEFITS:  The Nuremberg Community Players
  FACEBOOK |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2021 RESULTS
 
   
  Sunday, Oct 9, 2022
 Oct 9  8:00 AM   SCRANTON, Lackawanna
 
  25th Annual Steamtown Marathon
  LOCATION:  Point to point, Starts in Forest City, Buses available in Scranton
  CONTACT:  Bill King, racecommittee@hotmail.com
  EVENTS:  Marathon, Wheelchair/Handcycle Marathon
  NOTES:   Also Wheelchair/Handcycle Marathon
  BENEFITS:  Benefits the children and residents of St. Joseph's Center, Scranton.
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PAST RESULTS
 
  Oct 9   8:00 AM   SUNBURY, Norththumberland
  Runner Sunday
  LOCATION:  United Lutheran Church of Sunbury, 167 Seven Points Rd. Sunbury, PA 17801
  CONTACT:  Andy Weaver, airweaver@ptd.net
  EVENTS:  5K/10K Run, 1 mile Community Walk, Kids Fun Run
  BENEFITS:  Northumberland County Children and Youth Christmas Program
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 9   9:00 AM   STROUDSBURG, Monroe
  Hops For Hope 5K and Craft Beer Tasting
  LOCATION:  Mountain View Vineyard, 2332 Walters Rd. Stroudsburg, PA 18360
  CONTACT:  570-424-2093 x119, eruggiero@wrmonroe.org
  EVENTS:  5K Run/Walk
  BENEFITS:  In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
   
  Saturday, Oct 15, 2022
  Oct 15   7:00 AM   HAZLETON, Luzerne
  9th Annual "Hazleton Town & Trail Race Series"
  LOCATION:  Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails. 1749 E Broad St. Hazleton, PA 18201, intersection of Route 93 & Route 424
  CONTACT:  Frank Romero, efrain_frank_romero@yahoo.com
  EVENTS:  13.1, 10K, 5K Run/Walk, Youth 1 Mile, Youth 100 yard 9:45
  NOTES:   13.1, limited to 100 participants,10K (7:30 am), 5K Run/Walk (9am), Youth 1 Mile (9:30), Youth 100 yard (9:45)
  BENEFITS:  Benefit Hazleton POWER, Greater Hazleton Civic Partnership, and Hazleton POWER, and the Greater Hazleton Civic Partnership
  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 15   7:30 AM   GREENTOWN, Pike
 
  Pocono Mountains Marathon Race Festival
  LOCATION:  Promised Land State Park, Upper Lake Overflow Parking Lot, Greentown, PA 18426
  CONTACT:  Mark Hughes markfastfinishes@gmail.com
  EVENTS:  Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, 10k
  NOTES:   Check for times
  BENEFITS:  Turnaround Arts
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  | 2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 15   8:00 AM   TREVORTON, Northumberland
  Red Devil 5k
  LOCATION:  Mahanoy Street (At the Veteran's Memorial) Trevorton, PA US 17881
  CONTACT:  Elizabeth Schwartz, babea@ptd.net, anthraciterunningseries@gmail.com
  EVENTS:  5k Run/Walk
  NOTES:   3rd Race of the Anthracite Race Series
  BENEFITS:  Trevorton Heritage Society in memory and honor of former Trevorton athletes
  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG
 
  Oct 15   9:00 AM   SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT
  4th Annual "Miles for Minus 1" Dwell Orphan Care 5K
 
  Oct 15   10:00 AM   SCRANTON, Lackawanna
  The Seventh Annual Mental Health Awareness Fair and "5Kate" Walk/Run
  LOCATION:  Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave. Scranton, PA 18510
  CONTACT:  thekatiefoundationscranton@gmail.com
  EVENTS:  5K Run/Walk
  NOTES:   Participants are encouraged to dress in Halloween costume to celebrate Katie's favorite holiday.
  BENEFITS:  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Katie’s Place Clubhouse, In memory of Katie Shoener
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 15   10:00 AM   FORTY FORT, Luzerne
  Run GSA Bubble Run 2022
  LOCATION:  Luzerne County Sports Complex, 2009 Wyoming Ave Forty Fort, PA 18704
  CONTACT:  Mara Valenti, Sarah Lispi
  EVENTS:  5K Run, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  BENEFITS:  Good Shepherd Academy
  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 15   7:00 PM   FRACKVILLE, Schuylkill
  Frackville Fright
  LOCATION:  Elks Lodge, 307 S 3rd St. Frackville, PA 17931
  EVENTS:  5k
  BENEFITS:  Hillside SPCA of Pottsville.
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG
 
   
  Sunday, Oct 16, 2022
  Oct 16   8:30 AM   LAKE ARIEL, Wayne
  9th Annual Lake to Lake 8K Trail Run & Dog Woods Walk
  LOCATION:  Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436
  CONTACT:  Craig Lukatch, 570-689-9494, craig.lukatch@lacawac.org. info@lacawac.org
  EVENTS:  8K Trail Run, 5K Trail Walk
  BENEFITS:  Lacawac’s preservation and environmental education programs, scientific research, and advocacy and public awareness outreach
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 16   10:00 AM   BLOOMSBURG, Columbia
  Squirrel Chaser 5K Run/Walk 2022
  LOCATION:  Bloomsburg Town Park, Fort McClure Boulevard at the Pavilion, Bloomsburg, PA. 17815
  CONTACT:  contact@bloomvet.com
  EVENTS:  5K Run/Walk
  BENEFITS:  Proceeds benefit the Animal Resource Center, organized by the Bloomsburg Veterinary Hospital
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
   
  Saturday, Oct 22, 2022
  Oct 22
  7 AM TO 5 PM
  WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne
  Odyssey Fitness Track-A-Thon
  LOCATION:  Odyssey Fitness, 401 Coal St. Wilkes-Barre. PA 18702
  CONTACT:  Crystal Wright, 570-829-2661, cwright@odysseyfitnesscenter.com
  EVENTS:  15 minute Run or Walk on the indoor track
  NOTES:   Call Crystal to reserve a spot.
  BENEFITS:  Team Allied Services and You
  FACEBOOK
 
  Oct 22   9:00 AM   POCONO SUMMIT, Monroe
  Panther Pounce
  LOCATION:  Pocono Mountain West High School, 181 Panther Lane, Pocono Summit, PA
  CONTACT:  Coach Bri Palazzi - Race Director, pantherpounce@pmsd.org
  EVENTS:  5k run, 1 mile walk, 3K Race for 7, 8th Grade
  NOTES:   Sponsored by West Cross County/Track & Field Teams . 5K Run open to all but will be also a Varsity race.
  BENEFITS:  Jeaneane Pavlicka Scholarship, ThinkBig Foundation.
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 22   1:00 PM   SCRANTON, Lackawanna
  Victory 4 Ukraine Walk
  LOCATION:  Courthouse Square, 200 N Washington Ave Scranton, PA 18503
  CONTACT:  Alex Groysman, scranton4ukraine@gmail.com
  EVENTS:  1 Mile Walk
  BENEFITS:  Scranton 4 Ukraine Association
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG
 
   
  Sunday, Oct 23, 2022
  Oct 23   9:00 AM   WILKES-BARRE, Luzerne
  Soaring Eagles 5K Walk/ Run
  LOCATION:  Kirby Park, 160 Market St. Kingston, PA 18704
  CONTACT:  soaringeagle5k@nepabsa.org
  EVENTS:  5K Walk / Run
  BENEFITS:  NEPA Council Boy Scouts of America, Brian H. Swatt Memorial Scholarship
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 23   2:00 PM   JIM THORPE, Carbon
  51st Annual Switchback Scamper 10K Run
  LOCATION:  REGISTRATION/PACKET PICK-UP Mauch Chunk Lake Park-Wildoner/Koch Pavilion, 625 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
  CONTACT:  Walter Schlenner 484-553-1556, Bonnie Hoffman 610-554-3528, office@stjohnsinjimthorpe.org
  EVENTS:  10K Run
  BENEFITS:  St. John's Luthern Church (Heights)
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2021 RESULTS
 
   
  Monday, Oct 24, 2022
  Oct 24   2:00 PM   JIM THORPE, Carbon
  Switchback Scamper Walk
  LOCATION:  REGISTRATION/PACKET PICK-UP Mauch Chunk Lake Park-Wildoner/Koch Pavilion, 625 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
  CONTACT:  Walter Schlenner 484-553-1556, Bonnie Hoffman 610-554-3528
  EVENTS:  5K Walk
  BENEFITS:  St. John's Luthern Church (Heights)
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
   
  Saturday, Oct 29, 2022
  Oct 29  9:00 AM   SHICKSHINNY, Luzerne
  Zombie Apocalypse
  LOCATION:  Northwest Area Jr. Sr. High School, 243 Thorne Hill Rd. Shickshinny, Pa. 18655
  CONTACT:  Andrew Hanadel, andrew.hanadel@nasdedu.com
  EVENTS:  5k Run/1 mile Walk
  BENEFITS:  Study Abroad Trip
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 29   9:00 AM   DANVILLE, Montour
  27th Annual DACC 5K Run & Community Walk
  LOCATION:  Danville Area Community Center, 1041 Liberty St. Danville, PA 17821
  CONTACT:  Elizabeth Ingraham, dacc.emi@gmail.com
  EVENTS:  5k Run & Walk
  BENEFITS:  Danville Area Community Center
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG  |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 29   9:00 AM   PITTSTON, Luzerne
   
  Jack-O-Lantern Jog
  LOCATION:  Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main Street, Pittston, PA 18640
  CONTACT:  Jeremy Popiel - 570-931-3700 , Jeremy.Popiel@wvymca.org
  EVENTS:  3 mile Run / 1 fun mile
  NOTES:     Run will be at the Luzerne County Recreation Trail along the Susquehanna River
  BENEFITS:  Greater Pittston YMCA
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG  |  2019 RESULTS
 
  Oct 29   10:00 AM   LANDINGVILLE, Schuykill
  10th Annual Spooky Schuylkill 5K Walk/Run
  LOCATION:  Schuylkill River Trail, Faith Reformed UCC - 8 Church St Landingville, PA 17972
  CONTACT:  Mandy Fitzpatrick, 570-622-6097 mfitzpatrick@schuylkillvision.com
  EVENTS:  5k Run/Walk
  BENEFITS:  Schuykill County Vision
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG  |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2021 RESULTS
 
  Oct 29   10:00 AM   BERWICK, Columbia
  The Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts Movie Masquerade 5k Run/Walk
  LOCATION:  Test Track, South Eaton Street, Berwick PA 18603
  CONTACT:  Laura Knorr, thebtcca@gmail.com, 570-752-9070.
  EVENTS:  5k Run/Walk & Halloween Costume Contest
  BENEFITS:  The Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
   
  Sunday, Oct 30, 2022
  Oct 30   9:00 AM   MOUNTAIN TOP, Luzerne
  The Fitness Place 5k Walk/Run
  LOCATION:  Cavanaugh’s Grille, 163 North Main St. Mountain Top, PA 18707
  CONTACT:  Kristin Joseph, kristinjoseph@icloud.com, Diane Hanlon 570-814-9212
  EVENTS:  5k Run/Walk, 1 mile Kids Run
  BENEFITS:  Lael Swank Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |    ONLINE REG
 
  Oct 30  12:00 NOON   WYOMING, Luzerne
 
  Wyoming Valley Striders 35th Annual Age-Group Graded Fall Trail 5.5 Mile Run
  LOCATION:  Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road Wyoming, PA 18644
  CONTACT:  Linda Wojnar WyomingValleyStriders@gmail.com, 570-262-0603, Don Grose dtgjr1@comcast.net, 570-239-5792
  EVENTS:  ~5.5 MILE TRAIL RUN AGE-GROUP GRADED
  BENEFITS:  WVS Event
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK  |    ONLINE REG |  2021 RESULTS
 

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