The first trail run is this Saturday at East Fork State Park!
Do not let snow and/or cold scare you off...Topo Trail Runs never cancel!
The race at East Fork will start at the Beach off of ST 125 - directions below. Race Registration is from 8:00AM to 9:30AM and the race starts at 10:00AM. Park facilities are closed for the season, but we will have portalets on site.
**NOTE: The start will be at the Indian Mound picnic shelter. Follow the same directions, and the picnic shelter is at the top of the hill before you go down to the beach.
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Directions to East Fork:
Take I275 to the Route 125 exit. Go East on Route 125 for approx. 10 miles to the East Fork State Park main entrance (Do not follow signs to the Campground). Turn Left on S. Bantam Road, turn left into the park and turn left again onto Park Road 2. Follow Park Road 2 until the road ends at the beach.
Be careful driving through Amelia. There is a 25 mph zone and they will be on the lookout for speeding!
Welcome to the 2013-2014 Topo Trail Running Series. This is a no frills trail run race series with the goal of getting you out on the trails in the winter months. Each race location will have a one (5 to 6 miles) and two (10 to 12 miles) loop courses. The races will be timed with water stops and snacks afterward. Cash awards will go to the male and female winner of each race. There will also be an updated series standings after each race and the top 3 male and female winners of the short and long course series will be awarded cash prizes based on series registration numbers. A racers best 4 out of 6 race results will be used for the awards.
Fleet Feet Cincinnati will be donating 2 pair of shoes. Anyone that races in 4 out of the 6 races will automatically be entered into the drawing for the shoes. One male will win and one female will win the shoes. Fleet Feet will also have race day giveaways.
We want to keep the cost down for you and also keep you active during the Winter months. Each race has a $15 entry fee. You can preregister or register day of the race for the same price! Hope to see you this Winter!
Series Race #1 - Race #1 will be on 12/7/13 at East Fork State Park at 10:00am. The start is at the beach and will be on the backpack trail as well as the mountain bike trails. There will be a one loop (5 miles) and a 2 loop (10 miles) option.
Series Race #2 - Race #2 will be on 12/28/2013 at Big Bone Lick State Park in Kentucky at 10:00am. The starting location and course will be determined later, distances will be 5 mile and 10 mile.
Series Race #3 - Race #3 will be on 1/11/2014 at French Park in Cincinnati at 10:00am. The start, course, and distances will be determined at a later date
Course to be determined
Series Race #4 - Race #4 will be on 1/25/2014 at Devou Park in Covington, KY at 10:00am. Parking, registration and the start will be at the baseball field parking lot off of 1072, Race distances will be 5 mile and 10 mile. Driving Directions
Course to be determined
Series Race #5 - Race #5 will be 2/8/2014 at Caesar Creek State Park at 10:00am. The start is at the visitor center and will be the hiking trails. There will be a 6 mile and 12 mile option.
Series Race #6 - Race #6 will be 2/22/2014 at England Idlewild Park in Burlington, KY at 10:00am. The start is at the mountain bike trailhead and will be the mountain bike trails. There will be a one loop (5 miles) and a 2 loop (10 miles) option.
If you plan on attending please email us and let us know so we can gauge interest.