For runners who enjoy group runs in a scenic venue, the 2009 Mountainback Discovery Series in Rothrock State Forest begins on August 6 at 6 p.m. The eight-week series covers the entire course of the Tussey Mountainback 50 Mile Relay and Ultramarathon. The series will take place on Thursday evenings through September 24 in Rothrock State Forest. The Mountainback event will take place Saturday, October 3. Registration for the relay and ultramarathon will close September 19. For more information on the training series runs, go here.