WHEN: Saturday, December 17 at 8:30 a.m.
PARKING: John Bryan State Park (Use this address: 3790 State Route 370, Yellow Springs, OH)
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.
COURSE DETAILS: Registration is in the Campground Shelter. Start in the grassy area across from the campground (main) parking lot. Run along the tree line to the Arboretum trail. From the Arboretum trail, you will cut behind the lodge and run in the grass along the park road until you reach a small parking area. Cross the parking area and head down to the Upper Rim trail. Turn left onto the Upper Rim trail. Follow to the Bears Den in Clifton Gorge, and turn around. As you re-enter John Bryan, go down a rocky climb to the Bridge and cross to the South Gorge Trail. Follow South Gorge to Bridge, cross and follow Cincy-Pittsburgh Stagecoach trail to the Rocky Climb. At the top of the climb, turn left to follow the upper rim trail to the end- turnaround. Follow upper rim trail back to the climb, turn right and go down (do NOT go into Clifton Gorge/Bear’s Den on Loop 2)- Cross to South Gorge trail until the bridge, turn right after the bridge, follow Cincy-Pittsburgh Stagecoach trail back to rocky climb, at top of the climb, turn left follow upper Rim trail to the end of the trail, follow signs to the Finish.
CUTOFFS: This trail race is a friendly race with generous cut-offs. You will have 4.5 hours to complete the distance. You must reach the final aid station by 3.5 hours (12 PM).
All Current Members Run for Free
(bring your membership card)
$0 for 14 and under
$2 for 15-19
$9 for 20-59
$5 for 60+
Members, you absolutely MUST present your membership card 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.
AWARDS: 1st place overall (M/F), 1st place master (40+) (M/F), 1st place Grand Master (50+) (M/F), and 1st place Senior (60+)(M/F) will receive a custom made natural wood plaque. (Not eligible for additional age group awards).
First, second, and third place (M/F) in each age group will receive a custom made natural wood coaster/small plaque for the following age groups: 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & up
The first 265 finishers will receive a custom-made natural wood ornament.
The last official finisher before 1 p.m. will receive a special “Longest Night” award- custom-made natural wood plaque.
RACE DIRECTORS: Kristy Tocknell
VOLUNTEERS: Looking for amazing volunteers willing to help with packet pickup, aid stations, course marshaling, course sweeping, and others. Interested in helping, please let RD know.