Chernisky Classic offering benefits

Discounted online registration is $16 for the 5th annual Chernisky Classic and is effective until Friday, May 31.

Registration for the 5K run/walk and 10K run beginning June 1, increases to $26 per person and will be $31 the day of the event.

One day only, anyone who registers online this Thursday will receive a voucher for 56 ounces of ice cream from Vale Wood Farms in Loretto along with a voucher for $10 off a total purchase from Up-N-Running in Downtown Ebensburg.

Vouchers will be emailed within seven days from Feb. 14 to each individual that registered.

Anyone who preregisters will receive an American-made t-shirt or tank top.

The Chernisky Classic, which benefits the training facility of the Volunteer Firemen’s Association of Cambria County, is scheduled for July 6.

The event will take place on the nationally recognized Ghost Town Trail and will start at the Ebensburg trailhead near the Young People’s Community Center, 300 Prave Street.

To register online, visit and search for the Chernisky Classic.

Jaffa show coming

The 2019 Jaffa Sports Show will be held at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona Feb. 22-24.

There will be over 100 vendors, food and amp, beverages and entertainment for the entire family. You can meet the celebrities from Tombob Outdoors, speak with representatives from the Keystone Elk Country Alliance and get your buck rack professionally scored by Ed Waite, formerly of Buckmasters.

Show hours are Friday noon-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, find Jaffa Sports Show on Facebook.

Morgan excels

BOSTON — The Haverford College men’s track and field team recently competed at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational at Boston University, which featured a strong performance from senior Greg Morgan in the mile.

A native of Hollidaysburg, Morgan, a defending All-American in the distance, finished 28th overall in a field that featured the fastest mile time in the NCAA this season from Waleed Suliman of Ole Miss.

Morgan was the top Division III finisher in the distance with a time of 4:05.01, a new career-best.

Finishing second in a speedy heat in which he was the only Division III entrant, Morgan topped his previous mark by more than five seconds. The time was more than two seconds better than his previous mark’s conversion. The mark was the fourth-fastest mile in Haverford indoor history, putting Morgan in the top five in school history.