Groundhog Day Dance

The 20th Annual Rails-to-Trails Dance with classic rock group Down to the Wire is scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 9:00 PM until midnight.  The dance will be held at the Punxsutawney Eagles Club, located at 238 E. Mahoning Street.  Advance tickets are $8.00 and available at the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce, the Punxsutawney Area Community Center, Gimmicks, and Laska’s Pizza.  The donation at the door is $10.00.  Proceeds benefit the Mahoning Shadow Trail.

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2015 Mahoning Shadow Shuffle

The pre-registration deadline has passed, but you can still participate in this year’s Shuffle! On Saturday, October 10, 2015, come to the snack bar pavilion at the Punxsutawney Little League Fields (off  Rt. 119) between 8:00 and 9:00 AM to register for one of our three events: 5 K, 10 K, or half-marathon.  You can also download the application found lower on this page and bring it with you.

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2014 Mahoning Shadow Shuffle Results

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  5K Women: (left to right)  3rd – Janet Ryen, 1st – Rebecca Maine, 2nd – Hannah Rittenhouse 5K Men: (left to right) 3rd – Kevin Ingros, 2nd – Ryan Seitz, 1st – Nate Hankinson 10K Women: (left to right) 3rd … Continue reading

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Revive Your Trail!

Please contribute to our capital campaign to restore the Mahoning Shadow Trail to its original pristine condition.  Please mail your donations to

The Punxsutawney Area Rails-to-Trails Association

P.O. Box 16

Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Check back for updates on our fund-raising progress!  The F. O. Eagles Club of Punxsutawney has already donated $2500!  Thank you!

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2015 Mahoning Shadow Shuffle Application

Download application for the 2015 Mahoning Shadow Shuffle. See application for details on how to submit.  race app2015(2)

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2013 Mahoning Shadow Shuffle Results

The Mahoning Shadow Shuffle was held on a beautiful October 12. 38 folks finished the 5K, 26 finished the 10K and 50 brave souls finished the half-marathon!

5K (3.1 miles)
Eric Ingros (1st male finisher; 18:16.2)
Thaddeus Pajak  (2nd male finisher)
Nate Hankinson (3rd male finisher)
Amanda Miller (1st female finisher; 26:31.3)
Reagan Long (2nd female finisher)
Rebecca Maine  (3rd female finisher) with Riley (first canine finisher)

10K (6.2 miles)
Stephanie Sandy (1st female finisher; 50:57.3)
Connie Myers (2nd female finisher)
Fernanda Ryen  (3rd female finisher)
Dylan Buffington (1st male finisher; 34:44.3)
Tom Sneeringer (2nd male)
Martin Whitaker (3rd male)

Half-marathon (13.1 miles)
Marilyn Gregory (1st female finisher; 1:32:27.2)
Rachel DeFreitas  (2nd female finisher)
Nikki Boyles (3rd female finisher)
Curtis Houser (1st male finisher; 1:23:15.3)
Justin Schulte (2nd male finisher)
Richard Albertson (3rd male)

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