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 Sunday, Oct 1, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 66°/46°
Oct 1
9:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
PROSPER 5K
  WEBPAGE |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, Olive St. Trailhead, Scranton
  Please contact the race director at info@scrantonrunning.com
  5K Run, Fun Walk
  PROSPER Drug and Alcohol Prevention Programs
Oct 1
10:00
AM
  JERMYN
  Lackawanna
THE WRIGHT CENTER ANNUAL "FALL INTO HEALTH FAIR 5K RUN/WALK"
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FLYER
 
The Wright Center for Primary Care-Mid Valley clinic, 5 South Washington Avenue Jermyn, PA 18433
  570-230-0019
  5k Run/Walk and Health Fair
  There is no fee to participate, and free T-shirt to all pre-registered
Oct 1
11:00
AM
  WYOMING
  Luzerne
5th ANNUAL KELCI EVER AFTER MEMORIAL 6K RUN & 2K MEMORY WALK
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
FRANCES SLOCUM STATE PARK, 567 Mount Olivet Rd Wyoming, PA 18644
  Kelly Gibbons, 570-574-0367, kelly@kellygibbons.com
  6K RUN/ 2K WALK
  Kelci Ever After Fund for Scholarships and local environmental charities
 Saturday, Oct 7, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 64°/44°
Oct 7
WAVES
 LONG POND
  Monroe
INSANE INFLATABLE 5K
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
Pocono Raceway, 1234 Long Pond Rd. Long Pond, Pennsylvania 18334
  5K OBSTACLE COURSE
  Girls on the Run
Oct 7
8:30
AM
 ELYSBURG
  Northumberland
24th ANNUAL KNOEBEL LUMBER 5K RACE
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Pavilion L, Knoebels Amusement Resort, 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg, Pennsylvania 17824
  Blair 570-672-2531 X324 or Terri at 570-672-9259 x2
  5K
  Benefit the Ralpho Township Public Library
Oct 7
9:00
AM
 HONESDALE
  Wayne
5th ANNUAL HOMECOMING HUSTLE
  2016 FACEBOOK |  PLEASE CHECK BACK!
 
Wayne Highlands School District, 474 Grove St. Honesdale, PA 18431
  Kim Lawson klawson@whsdk12.com
  5k Run/Walk
  The Wayne Highlands Wellness Committee cause, please check back.
Oct 7
9:00
AM
 HAWLEY
  Wayne
 
HAWLEY LIBRARY RUN TO READ 5K
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Bingham Park, 4 Main Ave, Hawley, PA 18428
  Deb 570-226-4620, dcorcoran@waynelibraries.org
  5K RUN/WALK
  Hawley Public Library
Oct 7
9:00
AM
 SAYRE
  Bradford
SHESHEQUIN PATH HALF MARATHON
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
Rivrfront Park, 100 Riverfront Park Rd. Sayre, Pa. 18840
  Diana Bean, dbean0120@gmail.com
  Half Marathon
  Bradford County Parks
Oct 7
9:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
5K & All Abilities Walk
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Valor Field at Scranton Veterans Memorial Stadium, 63 Mike Munchak Way, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18508
  Charlotte Wright 570-348-1275
  5k Run, All abilities walk @ 10am
  Proceeds benefit Allied Services
Oct 7
10:00
AM
 SHENANDOAH
  Schuylkill
RUN THE RAVEN 7K
  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
William Penn Firehouse. 166 Mount Olive Blvd., Shenandoah, PA US 17976
  7k Run/Walk. Kids Run, (9:30)
  William Penn Firehouse
Oct 7
10:00
AM
  MOOSIC
  Lackawanna
WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
PNC Field, Montage Road, Moosic
  Krista Somers 570-822-9915, ksomers@alz.org
  2 MILE WALK
  Alzheimer's Association
Oct 7
11:00
AM
  PITTSTON
  Luzerne
4th ANNUAL COLOR ME PINK 5K and GENTLEMEN'S DASH
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Greater Pittston YMCA 10 N. Main Street, Pittston, PA 18640
  Barb Sciandra 570-407-0780, Barb@barbstrong.us
  5k Run, Fun Walk
  Raise money for breast cancer research
 Sunday, Oct 8, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 64°/43°
Oct 8
8:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
22nd ANNUAL STEAMTOWN MARATHON
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS- PAST RESULTS 2002/2016-
 
Starts in Forest City, Buses available in Scranton
  racecommittee@hotmail.com
  Marathon
  Benefits the children and residents of St. Joseph's Center, Scranton.
Oct 8
10:00
AM
  WILKES BARRE
  Luzerne
DAVID A. SALATA 3rd ANNUAL MEMORIAL 5K RUN/1 MILE FUN WALK
  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Kirby Park 280 Market St, Kingston, PA 18704
  Jodell Salata, 570-709-3721, josalata@gmail.com
  5K RUN/ 1 MILE FUN walk
  Charity Benefits the David A. Salata Nursing Endowment at Geisinger Wyoming Valley
 Saturday, Oct 14, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 61°/41°
Oct 14
8:00
AM
 COAL TOWNSHIP
  Northumberland
PINK 10K TRAIL RUN
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
AOAA Trails, 4100 State Route 125, Coal Township, PA US 17866
  10k Trail Run
  Supports the Thrya M. Humphreys Center For Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital. Part of Paint The Valley Pink!!
Oct 14
9:00
AM
  HAZLETON
  Luzerne
HAZLETON TOWN & TRAIL RACE SERIES
  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails. Near the Intersection of PA 93 & 424
  robgould@hazletonymcaywca.org
  5K/10K/13.1M/ & 1 Mile Youth Race, 100 Yard Fun Run
  Hazleton YMCA/YWCA, Hazleton Power, Hazleton Civic Partnership
Oct 14
9:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
CROWNS FOR KIDS 5K
  WEBPAGE |  ONLINE REG
 
Nay Aug Park, Everhart Pavillon 500 Arthur Ave. Scranton, PA. 18510
  5K RUN/WALK
  The Miss Greater Hazleton Scholarship Organization.
Oct 14
9:00
AM
 TAMAQUA
  Schuylkill
3rd ANNUAL SUPURBAN 5K
  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
Tamaqua Area School District Sports Complex, 500 Penn Street Tamaqua, PA 18252
  5K Run, 1 mile Walk
  Thelma Urban Memorial Scholarship Fund
Oct 14
9:00
AM
  JIM THORPE
  Carbon
CCTI SkillsUSA 5K Run/Walk
  WEBPAGE |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
D & L Trail, Glen Onoko Access Area of Lehigh Gorge State Park, Jim Thorpe
  Chris Graver, 570-325-3682 ext. 1510, cgraver@carboncti.org
  5K Run/WalkCarbon Career &Technical Institute’s SkillsUSA Chapter
  CCTI's Chapter of SkillsUSA Students
Oct 14
9:30
AM
  SHOHOLA
  Pike
SHOHOLA-BARRYVILLE BRIDGE 5K RUN/WALK
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Rohman Park, 120 Twin Lakes Road, Shohola, PA
  Troop76Events@gmail.com
  5K Run/Walk
  Shohola Boy Scouts Troop 76 and the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Milford, PA
Oct 14
10:00
AM
  FORTY FORT
  Luzerne
RUN GSA
  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Luzerne County Sports Complex 2009 Wyoming Ave Forty Fort, PA 18704
  Ann Marie Skudalski 570-479-7583 and Mara Valenti 570-371-9434
  5K Run 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  GSA GPTO
Oct 14
2:00
PM
 JIM THORPE
  Carbon
4th ANNUAL JIM THORPE ELEMENTARY CROSS COUNTRY MEET
  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
Jim Thorpe Area Senior H.S. (TRACK) 1 Olympian Way, Jim Thorpe
  Marie Rosahac, trosahac@gmail.com 484 432 6996,
 This event is open to any Kindergarten - 8th Grade Students in the Region
  K-2nd - 1/2ml, 3rd-4th - 3/4ml, 5th-6th - 1ml, 7th-8th - 1.7ml
  Jim Thorpe Olympians Cross Country (Rain Date Sunday Oct 15)
Oct 14
3:30
PM
  WESTON
  Luzerne
HARVEST MOON RUN/WALK
  FACEBOOK |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Weston Athletic Association Park, 719 Weston Rd, Weston PA
  Rebecca Nenstiel 570-384-2588, rebeccanenstiel@gmail.com
  5k Run or Walk
  Weston Athletic Association park
 Sunday, Oct 15, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 61°/41°
Oct 15
9:00
AM
  WILKES BARRE
  Luzerne
A MOMENT OF MAGIC 3 MILE, PRINCESS AND SUPERHERO 5K
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
Riverside Cafe, 188 Old River Road Wilkes-Barre, PA US 17802
  Kylee McGrane, kylee@amomentofmagic.org
  3 mile run/walk princess + superhero theme
  A Moment of Magic
Oct 15
9:00
AM
 EASTON
  Northampton
FELINE & FIDO FUND RUN
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
Forks Township - Parks and Recreation, 500 Zucksville Rd. Easton, PA US 18040
  Stephany Gallagher, stephany@ptd.net
  5K FUND RUN/ 1 mile Fun Walk, Family & pet friendly fun walk!
  No Kill Lehigh Valley, Inc
Oct 15
9:00
AM
  WILKES BARRE
  Luzerne
THINK BIG GO TOUGH
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK
 
Kirby Park 280 Market St, Kingston, PA 18704
  Billie 570-808-6672 kolorforkids@yahoo.com
  Obstacle course of Quick thinking and Strenght
  ThinkBig Organization helpin families with children fighting pediatric cancer
Oct 15
9:15
AM
  PLAINS
  Luzerne
PLAINS LIONS INAUGUARAL 5K FUN RUN & WALK
  FACEBOOK |  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
Plains Lions Pavilion, Plains Twp. Municipal Park, Clarks Ln., Plains
  Ryan Molitoris; ryanmolitoris@gmail.com
  5K Fun Run/Walk - non competitive
  Plains Lions Clubs causes.
Oct 15
9:30
AM
 CRESCO
  Monroe
17th ANNUAL BARRETT SCARECROW 5K and CHILDRENS FUN RUN
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Weiler Corporation, 1 Weller Drive Rte. 390, Cresco, Pa.
  Kari Spannagel 570-269-9232, barrettscarecrow5k@ptd.net
  5K Run/walk; 1/2 mile Childrens Fun Run, 9am
  Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.
Oct 15
10:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
GEISINGER MARWORTH CLEAN AND SOBER RUN RUN/WALK
  INFO & ONLINE REGISTRATION | 
 
Nay Aug Park, Everhart Pavilion 500 Arthur Ave, Scranton, PA 18510
  5k run, 1 mile walk
  Race proceeds will go to the Geisinger Marworth Therapeutic Activity Fund.
Oct 15
11:00
AM
 LAKE ARIEL
  Wayne
4th ANNUAL LACAWAC LAKE TO LAKE 8K TRAIL WALK/RUN & DOG WAG
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436
  Craig Lukatch 570-689-9494, craig.lukatch@lacawac.org
  8K Run, 5K Run/Walk, Dogs allowed in 5k walk
  Proceeds support Lacawac’s programs, research, advocacy and public awareness outreach.
Oct 15
2:00
PM
 JIM THORPE
  Carbon
47th Annual Switchback Scamper 10K Run and 5K Walk
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
REGISTRATION/PACKET PICK-UP Mauch Chunk Lake Park-Wildoner/Koch Pavilion, 625 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
  Kevin Cunningham 484-557-2033, 570-325-4255, office@stjohnsinjimthorpe.org
  10K Run and 5K Walk
  St. John's Luthern Church (Heights), to honor John Schultz who participated in the previous 46 runnings of the Switchback Scamper.
 Saturday, Oct 21, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 59°/39°
Oct 21
9:00
AM
 HILLSGROVE TWP.
  Sullivan
3rd ANNUAL HIGH KNOB TRAIL RUN & WALK
  FACEBOOK |  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
High Knob Overlook Parking Lot, Close to World's End State Park in the Loyalsock State Forest
  Brandy Walker, (570) 924-4028, brandybrion@hotmail.com
  8.2 trail run/ 5 mile walk
  Sullivan County Recreation Association
Oct 21
10:00
AM
  LAKE CAREY
  Wyoming
FALL FOLIAGE 5K RUN/WALK
  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
Lake Carey Fire Station 16 Siren Rd, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 (Lake Carey)
  Lorie Gowin 570-833-0119, lorieg@meshoppenstone.com
  5K RUN/WALK
  Marley’s Mission and Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen
Oct 21
4:00
PM
  WILKES BARRE
  Luzerne
WILKES HALLOWEEN 5K
  WEBPAGE & ONLINE REG
 
Kirby Park, 280 Market Street, Wilkes Barre, PA
  Ellen Mook, ellen.mook@wilkes.edu
  5K RUN/WALK
 Sunday, Oct 22, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 59°/39°
Oct 22
10:00
AM
  PITTSTON
  Luzerne
JACK-O-LANTERN JOG
  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Pittston YMCA, 10 North Main Street, Pittston
  Run will be at the Luzerne County Recreation Trail along the Susquehanna River
  3 MILE RUN, 1 MILE FUN RUN
  All proceeds benefit the Greater Pittston YMCA. Costumes are highly recommended!
Oct 22
10:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
ALL VETERAN'S HONOR RUN
  WEBPAGE |  ONLINE REG
 
Scranton Veterans Memorial Park, Scranton High School, 63 Mike Munchak Way, Scranton Pa. 18508
  Pat Ahern, ahernoffice@aol.com
  5K Race, 2mile fun walk
  Scranton Veterans Memorial Park and Monument
Oct 22
10:00
AM
  BLOOMSBURG
  Columbia
SQUIRREL CHASER
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
Bloomsburg Town Park, Fort McClure Blvd, Bloomsburg, Pa.
  Kasey kaseyf@bloomvet.com
  5k run/walk and 1 mile dog walk (not timed)
  Animal resource center
Oct 22
12:00
NOON
  NANTICOKE
  Luzerne
3rd Annual GNA Marching Band COSPLAY 5k run and 1 mile fun walk
  PDF ENTRY FORM
 
Greater Nanticoke Area Football Field, 425 Kosciuszko St. Nanticoke, PA, 18634
  Paul Jenceleski 570-540-6836, pjenceleski@comcast.net
  5k run/1 mile walk
  Greater Nanticoke Area Marching Band
 Saturday, Oct 28, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 57°/38°
Oct 28
10:30
AM
  SALEM TOWNSHIP
  Luzerne
GREAT PUMPKIN 5K HALLOWEEN RUN/FUN WALK
  WEBPAGE |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Talen Energy Riverlands Recreation Area, 7 miles north of Berwick along Route 11
  570-759-1300
  5K
  Berwick YMCA
Oct 28
12:00
NOON
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
5KATE
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  2016 RESULTS
 
Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave. Scranton, PA 18510
  5K and 1 mile walk
  National Alliance on Mental Illness, In memory of Katie Shoener
 Sunday, Oct 29, 2017                       AVG TEMP- 56°/38°
Oct 29
9:00
AM
  SCRANTON
  Lackawanna
HALLOWEEN SPRINT FOR SERVICE DOGS 5K AND KIDS FUN RUN
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG
 
NAY AUG PARK (Pool pavilion), 1901 Mulberry St., 18510 Scranton
  Jamie Sussman, jsussman388@gmail.com
  5K AND 1/2 MILE KIDS FUN RUN
  A Service dog for Courtney Sussman who has Type 1 Diabetes
Oct 29
12:00
NOON
  WYOMING
  Luzerne
 
WYOMING VALLEY STRIDERS 30th ANNUAL FALL AGE-GROUP GRADED 5.5 MILE TRAIL RUN
  WEBPAGE |  FACEBOOK |  ONLINE REG |  PDF ENTRY FORM |  2016 RESULTS
 
Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road Wyoming, PA 18644
  Linda Wojnar lwojnarcm@aol.com, 570-262-0603 or Don Grose dtgjr1@comcast.net, 570-239-5792
  ~5˝ MILE TRAIL RUN AGE-GROUP GRADED
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