WHEN: Saturday, September 23 @ 9 AM
WHERE: Stillwater Prairie Reserve. (9750 SR 185, Covington, Ohio 45318)
DIRECTIONS: From Interstate 75 north & south, get off on exit 74, which is St Rt 41, in Troy. Go west, out of Troy, to Covington. 41 stops at State Route 48. Go north on SR 48 through & out of town, & SR 185 is a few miles out of town. Go west & Stillwater Prairie is a couple of miles down the road on the left. There are signs.
PARKING: After entering the Park Entrance, take the first left toward the Big Bluestem Shelter. Big Bluestem Shelter can be found on the right side of this MAP.
PRE-REGISTRATION: If available, can be found HERE
REGISTRATION: Race Day Registration. We recommend you arrive at least one hour before the race to park, register, and warm up prior to the race start.
All Current Members Run for Free (Bring Your Membership Card)
– $10 for ages 15 and up
– Free for ages 14 and under
Members, you absolutely MUST show proof of membership to be eligible for the member fees! No exceptions! Not an ORRRC Member? Click here to find out how to become a member and learn the benefits of membership.
Minors must have the liability waiver (this is also the registration sheet at the event) signed by a parent or guardian.
WATER: It is recommended that you carry it with you! There will be an unmanned water station about two miles into each loop. Because this is a 2 loop course, participants do have the option to set up their own personal mini-aid station along the course to grab a bottle of water, nutrition, etc. before starting their 2nd loop. If you do this, make sure that you mark/identify your stuff so that it is easily recognized as yours!
COURSE: The course consists of 2 loops of 3.6 miles. 75% dirt or mulched trails, 10% gravel, 15% meadow with multiple river crossings of the Stillwater River (about mid-calf). Flush toilets are available at the start/finish.
First Overall Male/Female, First Male/Female Masters (over 40), First Grand Master Male/Female (over 50), First Male/Female Senior (over 60) – All participants will receive a finisher’s award upon completing the course, so make sure that you enjoy the beautiful venue and the journey on the trails!
VOLUNTEERS: Meet some new friends and have a great time while making a valuable contribution to the local running community by volunteering at this event. If you would like to help, please contact the race director(s) (below), and we’ll be sure to find a job for you!
RACE DIRECTOR: Jim Bulach