Sinnemahone Ultra Marathon pres. by PIOGA

Trail race race-date: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.

Field is closed. See you race day!!! Questions? Call the Chamber of Commerce at 814-486-4314 or send an email to


* Rules of the race – now posted! (June 21)
*Scroll down for lodging options
* Event Facebook page – check it out!
* Course map (hi-res JPEG) * Pre-event publicity
* Complete course description
(^ see aid station info below)
* History of Cameron County * More about the Bucktail Path


DSC_0061EMPORIUM, Pa. — Registration is now open for the Potomac Highlands Distance Club’s newest race, the Sinnemahone Ultra Marathon (presented by PIOGA), conducted mostly on Pennsylvania Department of Conservation’s Elk State Forest Lands. The event offers a 50K, 25K and 2-person relay (25K each) in the inaugural year.

Entry is $60 for 50K runners, $80 for each two-person relay team and $40 for 25K runners. Medallions will be handed to all individual 50K finishers. Trophies will be awarded(for 50K individual event, male and female divisions, one deep) in the following age groups: Under-30, 30-39, 40-49 and 50-plus for both male and female competitors.

Individuals under the age of 18, a signature of legal guardian is required as well as the permission of the race director.

Furthest Runner Award

A cash prize will be presented to the entry coming from the farther location to the race.  This award will be equal to their registration cost and will be presented at the awards ceremony following the race.  The winner will be determined from their registration address to Emporium.  The actual mileage will be determined by the race organizing committee using Google Mapping.

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50K (33.02 miles) course support details:

Aid Station 1 – Mile 5.1
Aid Station 2 – Mile 10.7
Aid Station 3 – Mile 16
Aid Station 4 – Mile 20
Aid Station 5 – 24.3
Aid Station 6 – 28
Finish – 33

25K (16.24 miles) course support details:
Aid Station 1 – Mile 5.1
Aid Station 2 – Mile 11.1

Elevation: Total elevation change of about 4,000 feet. Maximum elevation 2250, minimum is 1010.


Lodging options

Cameron County Fairgrounds
located on Route 46 within 5 minutes of start/finish line 814-486-1412 Pat Kempher
25 sites available for camping trailers with electric $25.00
unlimited number of sites for tent camping $15.00.
Bath house available
25K course elevation profile

25K course elevation profile

Buttonwood Motel Race Weekend Special 
located on Route 155 within 5 minutes of start/finish line  814-486-0522
Single $50.00 plus tax
Double $60.00 plus tax
2 sites available for camping trailers with electric call for price
Creekside Inn Race Weekend Special
located on Route 155 within 10 minutes of start/finish line 814-486-2043
Limited camping available call for information
1 full bed $49.95 plus tax
1 full with 1 twin  $54.95 plus tax
Efficiency that includes full, twin and futon $76.95 plus tax