The Y Challenge

The Buffalo Valley Rail Trail, showing a section with railings over a small bridge.


A 7.5 mile run/walk on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail to benefit youth programming at the Lewisburg YMCA. Register online here (up to August 16), or download your registration form here. After August 16, register online here


• Flat course along the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail

• Race bib pick-up and race day registration: 7:00-8:20am at the starting line

• Starting line: On the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail at Meadow Green Drive, Mifflinburg PA (near Weis Markets)

• Finish line and swag bag pick up: The Lewisburg YMCA, 120 Hardwood Drive, Lewisburg

• Parking and bus transportation is available from the Lewisburg YMCA (finish line) to the starting line in Mifflinburg. Bus leaves Lewisburg at 7:25am. There is no bussing after the event.

• Registration: Use the links above. Online registration closes one week prior to the event. Completed paper registration forms (download here) may be dropped off or mailed to the Lewisburg YMCA.

• Registration Fee: $30 if received by August 16, 2024 with a guaranteed shirt. $35 August 17 through race day, online registration closes one week prior to the event. Shirt included while supplies last. Event limited to the first 100 registrants. 

• Awards: First overall male and female finishers. Top male and female finishers in each age division. (There will be no duplication of awards given.)

• Electronic race timing by Falcon Race Timing

For more information please contact Angela Haines at ahaines@gsvymca.org.

Sunbury YMCA

1150 North 4th Street
Sunbury, PA 17801


Milton YMCA

12 Bound Avenue
Milton, PA 17847


Lewisburg YMCA

120 Hardwood Dr
Lewisburg, PA 17837


Middlecreek Area Community YMCA

67 Elm Street
Beaver Springs, PA 17812


The Arts Center

35 South 5th St
Sunbury, PA 17801


Welsh Center

1 N. Locust St.
Coal Township, PA 17866


Are you interested in a career with the YMCA? Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with an application.