The Tyrone Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a 5k,10k, and Kids Sprint event as part of the annual Irish Heritage Weekend in Tyrone on March 20, 2021.
“Since the departure of the Joshua House, there has been a gap in the leadership of running this race. [Tyrone Events and Promotions] picked it up and I am looking for help to get the word out about the race,” said race organizer Chad Hunter. “A portion of the proceeds are going to the Tyrone Historical Society and the rest towards Tyrone Events and Promotions to support future events for our town.”
Students 18 or younger can register to run the race for $15. Adult registration is $25. Early registration includes a race t-shirt if they sign up before February 24th.
Race day registration will be $30 for adults and $20 for students.
Awards will immediately follow the race. Awards will go to the top overall male and female and top three finishers in all age groups.
Hunter hopes that this race can be a part of a series of races for the Tyrone community.
The Tyrone Events and Promotions Committee is also looking for volunteers to help with registration tables, timekeeping, water tables, food distribution, and capturing the event via photograph or video.
Volunteers can contact the event organizers through the Tyrone Events and Promotions Facebook Page.
The race will be family-friendly and open to all ages. The start and finish are near 10th Street on Logan Ave. The route will be similar to the past Irish Race.
The deadline for businesses who would like to sponsor the event is Saturday, February 20.
“We are excited for the future of Tyrone Events and Promotions and if anyone else would like to get involved please contact us at our Facebook Page,” said Hunter.
Participants must register by February 24 to guarantee a race shirt. You can register at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Tyrone/GoldRush5K10K
Click below to download registration and sponsorship forms:
GOLD RUSH REGISTRATION FORM
GOLD RUSH FLYER
Gold Rush Donation letter