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2023 Duathlon, 5K, and Community Walk

July 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Our annual race offers 2 different timed events, a community walk and fun for the whole family!

  • cash prizes for race winners
  • free picnic lunch for all racers and spectators
  • great raffles including gift cards and tickets to theme parks and sporting events

Our race, held in the beautiful Cook Forest State Park, will be held July 15, 2023 at Shelter 2.

Each participant is encouraged to raise donations for Western PA CARES for Kids, Inc. and bring along on race day. Each participant bringing donations will be entered to win door prizes.

Any participant who brings in $75.00 or more in sponsorship money will also be automatically entered in the grand prize drawing.

The participants who bring in the most sponsorship money will have first pick at the prizes.

Participant must bring a list with each sponsor’s address and indicate if the sponsor would like to receive a tax deduction letter.

A sampling of some of our past grand prizes: EG 4- burner gas grill, Keurig K- Duo, a 43” TCL ROKU TV, a Buzzer Beater Basketball Hoop, a Sony Blu-ray, Sony PS4, Canon Printer, Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer, Bissell Power force vacuum, a Hamilton Beach 1000 watt microwave and a Phillips 32” ROKU tv.

Early Bird Registration from April 1st – May 15th
Everyone that registers during that time will be put in a drawing for $100.00.

Regular registration will be from May 16th- July 8th. The last day to pre-register is July 8th.
Day of Race Registration starts at 8:00AM (We cannot guarantee tee shirt for those registering the day of race.)
Duathlon starts at 9:00AM
5k starts at 10:00AM

Race Forms


Event Details

The Duathlon consists of a 3.1 mile run then a 12 mile bike ride and ends with another 2 mile run. Many participate in this event as teams of 2 or 3, but this event can also be done solo. The 5K is a 3.1 mile race on a mix of trails and paved roads in Cook Forest. These events are timed with the exception of the community walk which is a two mile walk. All those who are pre-registered by June 16th will receive a free t-shirt. There is also a free picnic lunch provided to all racers and spectators following the event.

Registration and waiver forms are available here on our website and at the Brookville YMCA. When registering through the YMCA make checks payable to Brookville YMCA. This event benefits Western PA CARES for Kids Child Advocacy Center.

Race Map

2023 Grand Prize Sponsor


2023 Super Special Sponsors


2023 Corporate Sponsors

Acme Machine & Welding Co., LLC.
Doug & Missi Hess
James E. Devlin M.D.
Niagara Cutter
Plyers At Your Service, Inc.
Primary Care Associates of W. PA., P.C.
Troy D. Smith Enterprises, Inc.
Williams & Sons Services Inc

2023 “Care”ing Sponsors

Ace Hardware
C.E. Nelson Building and Remodeling
Clarion Boards LLC
CNB Bank
Craig & Stasia Coon
Farmer’s Inn
Ferraro Kruk & Ferraro, LLP
GKN Kersey/DuBois
Greentree Enterprises Inc.
Jefferson Paving
Matson’s Grant
Miller Brothers Furniture, Inc.
Niagara Cutter
Paul Beatty Jewelers
Pizza Pub
Sandcastle Water Park
S&T Bank
Sintergy, Inc.
United Electric
Wal-Mart Clarion
William & Carol Hawthorne


July 15, 2023
8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Western PA CARES for Kids
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Cook Forest
Forest Rd
Leeper, PA United States
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