Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedules of the Johnstown Flood Museum, Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum. The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum is open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only; the Johnstown Flood Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Visitors to the Johnstown Children’s Museum (which is located on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center) are encouraged to RSVP 539-1889 before your visit, as we are limiting the number of families in the museum at any given time — see the children’s museum COVID information page for details on our scheduling and safety protocol. RSVPs are not needed to visit the Johnstown Flood Museum or the other attractions in the Heritage Discovery Center.

In accordance with PA guidelines, visitors and employees must wear masks, and are asked to observe social distancing while in our facilities. We are taking additional steps to ensure safety, such as sanitizing surfaces frequently. Welcome!


Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Packet Pick-Up

All packet pick-up will take place at Peoples Natural Gas Park, where the race finishes. You may have someone else pick up your packet for you, but you will need to provide them with your confirmation printout or a note signed by you giving them permission to do so.

Dates and times are as follows:

  • Packet Pickup Day One: Thursday, May 21, 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Day Two: Friday, May 22, 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Race Day

  •  5:30 am to 7:00 am: Last-minute packet pickup at Peoples Natural Gas Park, along with same-day race registration for 5K ONLY
  • 6 am – 7:20 am (Last Bus at 7:20) – 8 miler and 14 miler shuttle bus pickup (Parking Lot)
  • 6:45 am – 7:30 am (Last Bus at 7:30) – 5K shuttle bus pickup (parking lot)
  • 8:30 am – 11:30 am – Live music on stage
  • 9 am – 5K Awards Ceremony (Stage)
  • 10 am – 8 miler Awards Ceremony (Stage)
  • 11 am – 14 miler Awards Ceremony (Stage)
  • 12:30/1 pm – Expected end time for all races and post-race festival

Re-Live History and Explore the Trails

In preparation for Race Day, read up on the history of the historic 1889 Johnstown Flood, and learn more about the Path of the Flood Trail and other local trails.

Runners are asked to wear BLUE or GREEN for race day to simulate water.

Lodging Options

Holiday Inn Johnstown-Downtown
250 Market St, Johnstown, 15901
(1/2 mile from shuttle-pickup/finish)

Hampton Inn
129 Commerce Court, Johnstown 15904
(10 minute drive from shuttle-pickup/finish)

Holiday Inn Express
1440 Scalp Ave, Johnstown, 15904
(15 minute drive from shuttle-pickup/finish)

Quality Inn & Suites
455 Theatre Dr, Johnstown, 15904
(15 minute drive from shuttle-pickup/finish)