Welcome to the 2016-2017 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 of Cincinnati will be donating one pair of men's shoes and one pair of women's trail running shoes to the series. To be eligible for the shoe drawing, racers must race 4 of the 6 races.
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! Registration is from 8:00am to 9:45am, pre-race meeting at 9:45am, and the race starts at 10:00am. Hope to see you this Winter!
With the wet trails, the course at Devou will be modified. It will be a 5 mile loop on park roads, with 2 miles of hiking trail). It will be a hilly, challenging course with 700 feet of elevation gain. Bring your climbing legs!
Onsite registration will open at 8:30am, and the race will start at 10:00am. Hope you can still join us, we have a challenging 5 mile (or 10 mile) course for you! Bring your climbing legs!
Directions: Race registration is at Ludlow Ballfields off of SR 1072. Click here for a map for directions
Series Race #1 - Race #1 will be on 12/10/2016 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 12/24/2016 at Big Bone Lick State Park in Kentucky at 10:00am. The start will be at the picnic shelter on Bison Circle, race distance will be 5 miles (one lap) and 10 miles (2 laps) . Keep a lookout for the Bison herd on the course!
Series Race #3 - Race #3 will be on 1/7/2017 at Mitchell Memorial Forest in Cleves at 10:00am. Race distance will be 5 miles (one lap) and 10 miles (2 laps)
Series Race #4 - Race #4 will be on 1/21/2017 Devou Park in Covington KY at 10:00am. There will be a one loop (5 miles) and a 2 loop (10 miles) option.
Modified course (5 mile course on pavement and 2 miles of hiking trail)
Series Race #5 - Race #5 will be 2/4/2017 at Caesar Creek State Park at 10:00am. The start is at the visitor center at 4020 Clarksville Road and will be on the hiking trails. There will be a 6 mile and 12 mile option.
Series Race #6 - Race #6 will be 2/18/2017 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 (6.2 miles) and a 2 loop (12.4 miles) option.
TOPO TRAIL RUN SERIES STANDINGS