Gettysburg National Military Park will ban competitive races on battlefield grounds effective Jan. 1, 2022

Park officials said the ban is being put in place because “competitive races do not foster an understanding of…park resources” and impacts other visitors’ safety GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The Gettysburg National Military Park announced Monday that it will institute a ban on competitive events like footraces, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Park officials said the ban is being put in place because “competitive races do not foster an understanding of and appreciation for park resources, have no direct association with or interaction with park resources, and result in unacceptable impacts to park resources, visitor experience, and visitor safety,” according to […]

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