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2017 5k Banana Run

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Latrobe Memorial Stadium 131 Irving Ave LatrobePA  15650
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Latrobe Memorial Stadium 131 Irving Ave LatrobePA  15650

About This Activity

A full timed and chipped 5K for both runners and walkers, the 5K Banana Run is a part of the Great American Banana Split Celebration in Latrobe, PA. Unique medals, t-shirts, and awards will be given out. This race uses a route similar to Latrobe's Turkey Trot 5K Route, located in historical downtown Latrobe. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners (Male & Female) overall and for each age bracket. 

Age Brackets for this race will be: 

  • 10 and under
  • 11-15
  • 16-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+

The Valley Dairy Great American Banana Split Celebration presented by Dairy Queen is a 3-day community event celebrating the invention of the banana split in Latrobe, PA in 1904. Hosted in downtown Latrobe August 25-27, 2017, the event features vendors, food, entertainment, music, children's activities, and more! 

Event details and schedule

On August 26th, 2017:

Registration opens at 7:30am
Race start time: 9am

The Gutchess Hardwoods 5K Banana Run is being produced this year in partnership with the GLLV Chamber of Commerce, the City of Latrobe, and Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation. 

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Latrobe Memorial Stadium 131 Irving Ave LatrobePA  15650
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