Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Here is a listing of upcoming park events in PDF format for downloading/printing. You may also visit the park event page on DCNR's site for more information or to register for an event.

12th Annual Iron Run Half Marathon & Charcoal Challenge 5K Run/Walk

The Friends of Pine Grove Furnace are pleased to hold the 12th annual Iron Run half-marathon and Charcoal Challenge 5k run/walk on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Please register at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Gardners/IronRunandCharcoalChallenge

These concurrent trail races are promoted by the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace for the benefit of our 501(c)(3) non-profit in Pine Grove Furnace State Park. All proceeds support recreation, education and conservation in the State Park. The race courses show off the beautiful State Park and surrounding Michaux State Forest. Maps can be found here.

Early registration online ends on May 15 at 5 PM. The half-marathon fee is $45, and the 5k is $30. Note that race T-shirts are only guaranteed for registrations received by 5 PM on May 15 -- after that, the registration fee goes up ($55 for the half-marathon, and $40 for the 5k) and no race shirts will be available. Online registration ends June 4. After June 4, you can register on-site the morning of the races.

Same-day registration opens 6:30 AM on June 8. Half-marathon runners must be at the start line by 7:20 AM for the 7:30 AM start. 5k runners/walkers must be at the start line by 8:20 AM for the 8:30 AM start. Allow 5-10 minutes to get from parking at Fuller Lake to the registration area at the old stone furnace stack. Restrooms are at registration.

A big thank you to our volunteers, donors, and top sponsor Purple Lizard Maps, and to our timer Bulldog Youth Cycling of Chambersburg PA.

Questions? Email IronRunPGF@gmail.com.