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Course Information: The Iron Furnace race will begin at George’s Creek Elementary School situated 1 mile north of Lonaconing on MD Route 36. The point to point course will be along George’s Creek River, through the streets of Lonaconing, and finish at the historic Iron Furnace on the north end of town. The course is mostly flat with a short hill at mile 1 and half mile slope at the 2 mile mark.
Prize Money: The first male and female finishers in the Open 5k will receive $75.00 each. The first male and female in the Masters will receive $25. Masters runners are eligible for awards in the open category as well. In addition male/female Open and Masters Winners will receive free entry into the 2020 race.
Age Group Winners (Men’s & Women’s- Runners Only): 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. Course Record Holders: Male-Randy Lowe, 14:50 (1997) Female-Kristin Dudley, 17:05 (2003)
After the Race: Refreshments will be provided at the historic Iron Furnace Park located across State Rt. 36 from the finish line. Race awards and door prizes will be presented at this time. You must be present to win a door prize. For race day planning the finish line is located just over a mile south of the starting point.
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