Sat June 3, 2023 New Castle, PA 16105 US Directions


3834 Mitchell Rd.
New Castle, PA US 16105


It is the 11th anniversary of the John Thompson 5K! Please join us for our run from Neshannock High School parking lot to Pearson Park and finishing the final portion of the 5K on our John Thompson Trail and high school track. Runners and walkers are welcome of all ages and abilities!

This year we will adding a Team Competition event to motivate area athletes to earn a monetary prize for their booster organization.

Race day registrations accepted at $25! This event is a chip timed race on the campus of Neshannock Twp. School District which includes a very flat 1/4 mi. section of the nature trail (weather permitting).  This race benefits the Neshannock Cross Country Team, the maintenance of the John Thompson Nature Trail, and the John Thompson 5K Scholarship.  Registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:45 am behind Neshannock High School in the stadium. 

Registrations made before May 10th will guarantee this year's giveaway. 

Save money by registering as a group!

Awards/Medals given to:  Top 3 male/female finishers overall and Top 3 male/female finishers in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Dunkin' gift cards given to the top 3 finshers male and female.

Team Competition Award: An award of $200 will be given to the Booster organization of the winning team(s)--male and female. A team comprised of a mix of male and female will be considered "male" for these purposes.

Fun Run prizes include a Chick-fil-A prize pack for top male and female and Dairy Queen Gift Card from DQ on Wilmington Rd.

Additional prizes may be awarded to top runners at the discretion of the organizers.


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