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Dates: 4/1/2018 - 9/30/2018
City / State: Punxsutawney, PA
Event Name: Biking in the Weather Capital
Event Type: Seasonal Bike
Event ID: 109969 2018/Y0497
Distance - Trail Ratings: 24K - 48K - 1A
Description: Open 24/7. This bike event is along the Mahoning Shadow Trail, a former railroad bed of crushed stone. The start point is at trail marker (brown wooden post) marked mile 9 east or mile 6 west depending on which way you are facing. You will go out and back both directions for your distance. You will travel from Punxsutawney to several surrounding small towns.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Dawn to 2 hours before dusk
Location: Shop-n-Save
Start Point / Driving Directions: 201 Hampton Ave, Punxsutawney, PA 15767. For driving directions refer to Punxsutawney - Walking in the Weather Capital (Y1993). After registering, you will drive to the event start point. Driving directions will be in the box. There are parking lots at both locations.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Qualifies for PA State Challenge - Jefferson County.
The trail derives it name from the Mahoning Creek and Punxsutawney Phil's famous shadow. The wooded trail follows the creek along an old railroad bed except for a one mile paved section that runs through the Borough.
Host Club: Susquehanna Rovers Volksmarch Club
Contact: Marcy Lucas (717) 979-3960
Website: www.avaclubs.org/SRVC
E-Mail Contact: lucas_mj@hotmail.com