World-class athletes from the region, including 2008 Olympic distance runner Erin Donahue and 1984 Olympic marathoner Gary Fanelli, ran the 50 year-old Belmont Plateau cross-country course to honor its restoration.
This was the First Annual Belmont Plateau Hall of Fame Classic, a 5-kilometer race and 1-mile run/walk, held on August 30th in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park.
New trail wayfindng and interpretive signage was designed by Ex;it Design Strategies to improve the runners’ experience. This colorful, modern system includes trail markers, start and finish line identification, course maps, and West Fairmount park maps showing connections between the course and other trails in the Fairmount Park system.
The Belmont Plateau...