Directions

The race starts at the Mars Area Senior High School located on Route 228 in Adams Township, Butler County PA.  Free parking will be available for participants and spectators in the High School parking lot.


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Directions from Points South of the PA Turnpike
Take I-79 North to the Route 228/Mars exit (Exit 78).  Turn right at the end of the ramp and proceed on Route 228 for approximately 6.5 miles to the Mars High School on the right.

Directions from Points North of the PA Turnpike
Take I-79 South to the Route 228/Mars exit (Exit 78).  Turn left at the end of the ramp and proceed on Route 228 for approximately 6.5 miles to the Mars High School on the right.

Directions from points West of I-79
Take the PA Turnpike to exit 28. Follow the signs for I-79 North to Erie. Get on I-79 North.  Stay in the right lane and immediately take Exit 78 for Route 228 and Mars.  Turn right at the end of the ramp and proceed on Route 228 for approximately 6.5 miles to the Mars High School on the right.

Directions from points East of Route 8.
Take the PA Turnpike to the Butler Valley/Route 8 exit.  After going through the toll booth, bear right off the ramp and proceed onto Route 8 North.  Follow Route 8 North for approximately 6 miles to Route 228.  Turn left at Route 228. Proceed approximately 2 miles to the stop light.  The High School entrance is just ahead on the left.