Welcome to the 2015-2016 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!
The 5th race in the series is February 6 at the Caesar Creek State Park in Waynesville, Oh. The start/finish will be at the visitor center. Registration is from 8:00am to 9:45am, race starts at 10:00am. The course will be an out and back course on the hiking trails, 6 and 12 mile options.
Directions to Caesar Creek State Park Visitor Center:
A good address to use for your gps is: 4020 N Clarksville Road, Waynesville OH 45068
Series Race #1 - Race #1 will be on 12/12/2015 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 12/26/2015 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 1/9/2016 at Mitchell Memorial Forest in Cleves at 10:00am. We had a modified course due to closed trails. Race distance will be 5 miles (one lap) and 10 miles (2 laps)
Series Race #4 - Race #4 will be on 1/23 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 #5 - Race #5 will be 2/6/2016 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 2/20/2016 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.
Trail Run Series Standings