In alignment with two funding priority goals – Early Childhood and Physical Health & Wellness – 1889 Foundation will again provide funding for teens and children aged 17 and under for a series of running events this year.

Path of the Flood Historic Races

  • Saturday, May 25
  • 14-miler, 8-miler, and 5K
  • Presented and benefits – Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority and Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • Course follows The Path of the Flood Trail, travels through the Staple Bend Tunnel (first railroad tunnel in the United Staes), and finishes at PNG Park where there is a view of the historic Stone Bridge, which is still standing after stopping the majority of the flood’s waters.
  • Registration: The Path of the Flood Historic Races – Johnstown Area Heritage Association (

Ghost Town Trail Challenge

Second Chance 5K Run/Walk

Jim Mayer Trail Family Fun Run

Chernisky Ghost Town Trail-a-Thon

Healthy Kids Running Series

  • Fall session
  • Highland Regional Park
  • Ages 2 through 8th-grade
  • Races held once per week
  • 50-yard dash, 75-yard dash, ¼ miler, ½ miler, and 1-miler