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Carlisle Downtown Mile 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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For the sixth consecutive year, the Employment Skills Center will host the Carlisle Downtown Mile to raise money for the center and its programs. Join us for a one-mile race/walk down High Street. Children, adults, and teams are encouraged to participate. There will be prizes and a post-race celebration including a beer garden for adults and a kids alley. Race competitively or walk/run just for fun!


The Race

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The one-mile race starts at the intersection of West High and West Pomfret Streets in Carlisle and finishes near the intersection of West High and Pitt Streets.


Race Day Schedule

5:30 – 6:15 pm – Registration & Race Packet Pickup at Race Start
6:25 pm – Just for Fun Walk/Run
6:40 pm – Children ages 13 and under
6:50 pm – Male/Female 14 – 19
7:00 pm – Male/Female 20 – 29
7:10 pm – Male/Female 30 – 39 & 40 – 49 * Although running together, each age group will be timed separately
7:20 pm – Male/Female 50 – 59 & 60+
7:30 pm – Team Challenge
8:00 pm – Awards presentation


The Team Challenge consists of groups of 3-5 runners of any age who will compete together against other teams. The fastest 3 runners’ times from each team with determine the winning team.  First, second, and third place awards will be given in the overall Team Challenge.  Within each Team Challenge category a first place award will also be given.  Team Challenge participants are not eligible for individual Mile Run awards.


We have expanded our team challenge to make the Downtown Mile a great opportunity to have some friendly team competition with other organizations similar to yours. It is also a wonderful team building event due to the short distance of the race. Wear your organization t-shirts and let the community see you out there! The expanded team challenge categories are:

  • Healthcare
  • Serve & Protect
  • Non-Profit/Government
  • Corporate/Business
  • Education
  • Friends & Family


The certified, one-mile race will be chip-timed by Pa Runners.



Early Bird – by 3/25 Regular – by 5/17 Day of Race –  on 5/18/17
Adults $18 $20 $23
Children (13 & under) $10 $12 $15
Teams $100 $115 $125


NOTE: Early Bird Registration discount only available online.

Complimentary t-shirts are guaranteed to those who register by 11:00 pm on 5/1/2017. All runners will receive a packet with coupons and giveaways from local merchants!

For your convenience, race packets will be available for pickup at Appalachian Running Company located at 290 E. Pomfret St. in Carlisle from 10 am – 7 pm on Wednesday, May 17th. If possible, we encourage you to pick up your packet prior to race day.


Awards and Post-Race Celebration for Kids and Adults

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Awards will be presented after the race. All children 13 & under will receive a participation medal! We encourage everyone to stay and enjoy the party. Our celebration will feature the Orrstown Bank Beer Garden for adults and games and fun for kids in Kids Alley! Special thanks to JFC Staffing for generously donating their space for the celebration this year!


***Wristbands and photo ID’s will be required for participants of legal age who wish to consume beer.





Special Thanks to Our Premiere Sponsor: Carlisle Regional Medical Center

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