Civil War event to feature running race

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

As part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in the Greencastle area, a running event has been planned.

The Martin’s Mill Covered Bridge Five Mile Challenge will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9 at Antrim Township Community Park, 12315 Grant Shook Road. The course will start and end at the pavilion area.

Trophies will be given to the overall male and female champions, as well as each male and female age group winner.  

All pre-registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt.  

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. in the pavilion. The cost is $25 before April 1 and $30 after.

For information on registering, visit or contact Rich Secrest at 14769 Bain Road,  Mercersburg, PA 17236, or 717-360-7557.