Black Bear 5K

Our annual Black Bear 5K Run, sponsored by Wessel & Company, is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Richland Campus. Proceeds from the event will support Student Scholarships, Program Development, and College Initiatives.

Registration: 8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

5K Start: 9:00 a.m.

5K Course: Starting location at the College’s visitor entrance with mountain logo. Asphalt and macadam course. Course consists of three loops around our Campus and Richland High School. View the course map. This race is sanctioned by the USATF.

Top 3 awards will be given to the following age groups in addition to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers:

Male & Female (9 & under) (10-14) (15-19) (20-29) (30-39) (40-49) (50-59) (60-69) (70 & over)

Non-competitive participants (no course timing) can complete any portion of the 5K; strollers are welcome.

Registration Cost: $15.00 Pre-Registration ($20.00 Event Day Registration)

To register for our Black Bear 5K, please complete our Online Form or our Printable Form.

Registration includes a t-shirt (guaranteed to all pre-registrants received by September 10, 2018), post-race snacks, and awards for top finishers.


Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation, 101 Community College Way, Johnstown, PA 15904

For more information, contact the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation at 814.262.6499 or via email to

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