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21 Nov 2023

Registration for Eastern States 100 for 2024 Announced; Race Changes

Registration for Eastern States 100 for 2024 Announced; Race Changes Registration for Eastern States 100 for 2024 will begin at 6PM EST on Friday, November 24, 2023. The date of the race is on August 10th through the 11th, 2024, beginning at Little Pine State Park at 5AM (same start time, same place as previous races.) The cost remains at $295.00 USD. Eastern States website | Eastern States Online Registration Qualification Standard We no longer require a qualifying race to […]

01 Nov 2023

Proposed PGE Okome Area Gas/Water Pipeline Route

Proposed PGE Okome Area Gas/Water Pipeline Route Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) is proposing (Chapter 105 permit and Section 401 Water Quality Certification) to construct a gas/water pipeline through one of the more remote and primitive sections of the Mid State Trail between Little Pine State Park and Blackwell. This pipeline will not only have a significant impact on Eastern States 100, but all outdoor recreationists and the water quality in the area. The permit application appeared in the October 7, […]

28 Oct 2023
26 Apr 2023

Race Update (aid station changes) We’re pleased to announce two changes to the race for 2023: First, we’re closing the aid station at Slate Run (the old AS10, at mile 63.9) and moving it a mile downstream to Tomb Flats (mile 62.9). Now, as part of your ES100 grand tour of the Pine Creek watershed, you’ll finally get to dip your feet in Pine Creek. Actually you’ll wade across it (with a safety line and qualified safety personnel on-site) to […]

18 Jul 2022

No parking at AS10 Slate Run!

No parking at AS10 Slate Run! Now—->Park at Tomb Flats Campground (1.5 miles south on PA-144). We will provide a shuttle service back and forth from Tomb Flats to AS10 Slate Run during the entire duration the aid station is open. Thank you Pine Creek Outfitters for providing the shuttle service.

18 Jul 2022

No parking at AS10 Slate Run!

No parking at AS10 Slate Run! Now—->Park at Tomb Flats Campground (1.5 miles south on PA-144). We will provide a shuttle service back and forth from Tomb Flats to AS10 Slate Run during the entire duration the aid station is open. Thank you Pine Creek Outfitters for providing the shuttle service.

31 Jan 2022

Trail Workers Wanted

Hello Eastern State Trail Workers! It’s never too early to start getting ready for course prep! We had some hearty souls last year who put a ton of work into our beautiful course but we all know that many hands make for light work. I’m certainly seeking others to join in and be a part of this super important team for the race! Upcoming work days are being scheduled and if you have interest please reach out directly to me […]

06 Jan 2022

Wait List is Open!

Registration is filled. We have now opened the waitlist.

04 Jan 2022

7 Spots Remain!

We only have 7 spots left before the wait list opens!!! If you’ve been waiting to sign up, now is the time! If you don’t have your qualifier yet, please DO NOT sign up! You can get on the wait list once it opens, but you can’t sign up before you complete your qualifier!

31 Dec 2021

Trail group asks for mitigation in proposed low-fly zone

[Originally published in the Olean Times Herald, by Marcie Schellhammer, December 30, 2021] BRADFORD, Pa. — Another non-profit organization has made its opinion known as to the proposed low-fly zone over the Pennsylvania Wilds. While not coming out against the proposal, the Eastern States Trail-Endurance Alliance of Port Matilda listed a series of concerns and requested mitigation measures. The proposal, by the Maryland Air National Guard, is for jet pilot training at low altitudes — as low as 100 feet […]

29 Dec 2021

Eastern States Trail-Endurance Alliance comments on the US Air Force, National Guard on PA Wilds Military Operating Area.

The Eastern States Trail-Endurance Alliance submits the following comments on the proposal by the United States Air Force, the National Guard Bureau and the Maryland Air National Guard to modify the Duke MOA by reducing the floor of the MOA to 100ft above ground level (“AGL”), thereby establishing the Duke Low MOA. Please consider these comments in making final decisions concerning the proposed modifications. Click the letter to read our letter in its entirety.

09 Jun 2020

Eastern States 100 for 2020 is cancelled

A message from Jeff Calvert, President of the Eastern States Trail Endurance Alliance and it’s board of directors: With great sadness, I’m announcing that the Eastern States Trail-Endurance Alliance (ESTEA) has decided to cancel the 2020 running of the Eastern States 100. This is a moment we’ve been dreading for weeks, as we’ve watched peers across the country and around the world wrestle with the same difficult situation and arrive at the same painful conclusion.  We hoped to avoid that […]

02 May 2019

2019 Changes

2019 Changes There are some important changes for this year. PLEASE READ! You are responsible for knowing and adhering to the changes. 1. The driving route from aid stations Halfway House to Slate Run used to be a straight shot over the mountain on Slate Run Road. Due to the heavy flooding last year, a landslide destroyed a portion of Slate Run Road which has rendered it unusable. It is a multi-million dollar repair and there is no current plans […]

05 Apr 2019

Free Camping

Free Tenting Little Pine State Park has once again offered us free tenting space directly across from the start/finish line. There is no sign up – it will be first come, first served. In years past, we’ve had enough room to accommodate all those who wished to utilize this option. It is tent/car camping only and we will provide porta-johns. Tenting will be available during race weekend only. This means it will start Friday morning and conclude Sunday at dark. […]