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Introducing the 2018 GAP Trail Relay


  • South Shore Riverfront Park 2700 South Water Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15203 United States (map)

The new Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Trail Relay, Presented by UPMC Health Plan, will challenge relay teams of eight runners to tackle 24 legs of varying distances within a 48 hour period along the 150-mile trail from Cumberland, Maryland to Pittsburgh.

The race is the first of its kind for western Pennsylvania and will provide an opportunity for runners to experience the trail in a unique way.

P3R (Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon) and the Allegheny Trail Association (ATA) have scheduled the inaugural GAP Trail Relay for October 12-13, 2018.  Organization and preparation for the GAP Relay will be done in collaboration with the ATA and its member groups.

The two-day event will challenge teams of 8 to begin the relay in Cumberland, Maryland on Friday, October 12 and cross the finish line in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 13 before enjoying the post-race party at South Shore Riverfront Park.

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Earlier Event: October 6
Pittsburgh Step Trek
Later Event: October 17
Board of Directors Meeting