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Races and 5K Runs

All During The Year Potter And Tioga County Is Home To Several 5K And Endurance Runs. Come Enjoy A Marathon Or Two In Our Picturesque Landscapes

Enjoy A Marathon Or Two

God's Country Marathon

A challenging series of race events: marathon, half marathon, and marathon relay held on the first Saturday of June.

“Conquer the Hill” as you run the scenic route from Galeton to Coudersport.

The God’s Country Marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Starts at Galeton High School and ends at the Coudersport Square.


Bob Bridgman Memorial 5K Race

This is the 18th annual event, held in memory of Bob, who taught Mathematics at Mansfield for 30 years, beginning in 1963. He was an avid tennis player and used to run the Tennis Tournaments in the 1970’s at MU, but when his knees could no longer take the back-and-forth motion, he switched to running and raced competitively for 25 years at hundreds of events, mostly in North Central Pennsylvania and New York State’s Southern Tier. He qualified for the Boston Marathon a few times, though he was never comfortable in big cities and that wasn’t his style. He loved the local running community, where he had many friends on the racing circuit and this was perhaps his favorite thing about the sport.

Visit Potter-Tioga Green Monster Trail Challenge

Green Monster Trail Challenge 15K, 25K & 50K

The Green Monster is nestled in the mountains of the Tioga State Forest just North of the PA Grand Canyon. It is the mission of the Tyoga Running, Club to showcase the beauty and difficulty of this terrain. You will be confronted with challenging single track trails, steep climbs, and technical descents all of which are very unforgiving. You will also find several stream crossings and an occasional log in which you will have to hurdle. This course is not for the faint of heart and will challenge the most conditioned athlete!

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