Shawnee on Delaware, PA - Ski Shawnee, Inc. is pleased to announce its 3rd annual summer endurance event held this past August 17 on the trails, ponds and grounds of Shawnee Mountain Ski Area donated over $7100 from entry fees and sponsorships to Pocono Girls on the Run, a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. For more information, visit www.girlsontherun.org.
In addition, as a result of the 2013 Shawnee Mountain Mud Run, 366 pairs of used running shoes, most donated by the muddy runners, were washed, packed and shipped by Ski Shawnee, Inc. to Soles4Souls, a global institution dedicated to fighting poverty through distribution of shoes and clothing. Visit www.soles4souls.org.
The Shawnee Mountain Mud Run is produced annually by Ski Shawnee, Inc. in cooperation with volunteer members of the Pocono Area Runners Club, the Shawnee Ski Patrol and volunteer friends of Pocono Girls on the Run. The 2014 event has been scheduled for Saturday, August 16. Online registration will open on April, 1 at www.shawneemt.com.
Shawnee Mountain is located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania just off Exit 309 off Interstate 80. General information, call 570-421-7231. For lodging information, call 888-VILLA4U (townhomes and chateaus), 800-SHAWNEE (Shawnee Inn), or 800-POCONOS (visitor’s bureau). Or visit Shawnee Mountain on-line at www.shawneemt.com.