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"The 2016 WYTC run/walk was very well organized--in fact out of the hundreds of 5k/10k races that we have done this was one of the most organized. The race started on time, the water stops went smoothly, and there was no waiting for the award ceremony. The swag was awesome--free pizza, free subway, plus raffles (one for a bike). Although it was raining last year, the course was flat and puddle free! We will definitely be registered for 2017--hopefully it will be drier. It will be a good 'shake out' run after the Pgh. Marathon. "
Norm and Marilyn McKinley
"Can’t Wait" – Danial Rause, 2016 participant.
READ ABOUT THE GENEROUS DONATIONS MADE BY KAREN CRAIG AND FAMILY HERE.
West Newton Trailhead - GPS Coordinates
N40° 12.660 - W79° 46.223 - Elevation 769 ft.
Steel City Runners at the 2016 WYTC/Foxes 5k/10k/2Mile Fun Walk
"Fantastic race. Thank you from the Steel City Road Runners to all the volunteers and sponsors that make this race possible. "
Click HERE for GAP Run/Walk registration form.
Why should YOU participate? Read below comments from 2016 participants.
"A little rain isn't going to keep me from free pizza. And on a cold rainy day, hot pizza was just the thing!!!!"
Anthony Boerio, 2016 Run Participant
Click HERE for On-Line Registration.
Last updated 04-17-2017
Donna Morrison, Web Administrator:
The Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter (WYTC) is a group of volunteers dedicated to maintaining and improving the 10.5 mile Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania section of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP).
During 2014 the West Newton Station received visitors from 40 of the 48 continental United States and from 12 countries. Whether you enjoy biking, walking, hiking, running, or cross-country skiing, you will delight in the beauty of this section of the Great Allegheny Passage,a 150-mile system of biking and hiking trails connecting Cumberland, MD and Pittsburgh, PA.