HARC Challenge Hike 2020 – Postponed

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HARC Challenge Hike 2020 – Postponed

May 16, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

HARC Challenge Hike 2020

Postponed: The Location may change when the hike is rescheduled.

Meet Location: Entrance to Pen Mar County Park, 14798 Pen Mar High Rock Road, Highfield-Cascade, MD 21719

When: Saturday, May 16, 2020

Meeting Time: 6:45 AM

Destination: North end of Caledonia State Park, near Fayetteville, PA

 Approximate Time to Complete: 11 Hours (7:00 am to 6:00 pm)

 Cost: $50 registration + $200 in pledges. Register by pressing DONATE above. (Note your donation for HARC Hike Challenge 2020). Collect pledges/donations from friends and family using our Hiker Sponsor Form.

A serious twenty-mile hike for adventurous people who want to support a good cause!  This year’s hike will begin at Pen Mar Park on the Mason-Dixon Line and head north through Michaux State Forest to Caledonia State Park above US Route 30 in Pennsylvania. This is a supported hike with stops for water and snacks at locations where the AT crosses a road. Lunch will be provided. Transportation will be provided back to Pen Mar Park. Ed Poling will serve as the hike leader. For more details or questions, contact him at (phone) 301-766-9005, or (email)


May 16, 2020
7:00 am - 6:00 pm


The HARC Hike for Hunger & Hope will be an in-person event (with a virtual option)! The main hike date is set for Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Shepherd's Spring Outdoor Retreat Center with safe social distancing and appropriate COVID protocols. Proceeds will benefit HARC programs, including Micah's Backpack, which continues to provide nutritious food to more than 1,000 food-insecure children in Washington County.

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