Winter opening hours have begun for the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum: we are CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays; OPEN Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10:00 am-5:00 pm; and OPEN Sundays from noon-5:00 pm. The Wagner-Ritter House is closed for winter until April 19, 2023.

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Page updated 11/23/2022

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:

  • Day One: Thursday, May 25, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Day Two: Friday, May 26, 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Race Day

  • 5:30 am to 7:00 am: In-person registration for 5K ONLY, along with last-minute packet pickup at Peoples Natural Gas Park
  • 6:00 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)
  • 7:00 am – 7:50 am – Rolling start. All three distances will utilize chip timing, so runners who prefer to socially distance do not need to wait for an 8:00 start.
    • NOTE – If you wish to be considered for an award, you must participate in the group start!
  • 8:00 am – Group start. Timing mats rolled up immediately following.
  • All times and awards will be announced on the website and POTF Facebook Page within 24 hours.

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)
Pet-friendly