100% DIRT trails. Parts of the course are hilly and technical using the mountain bike trails.
80% single track, 6.2 mile loop
Half Marathon will be do 2 loops = 6.6 miles
10K will do 1 loop = 6.2 miles
5K will do 2nd half of loop. Less hills, no stairs! = 3.1 miles
REGISTRATION: click here
Half Marathon = SATURDAY, October 2, 2021
10K and 5K = SUNDAY, October 3, 2021
DISTANCE: Half Marathon, 10K and 5K
** Half Marathon = SATURDAY @8:30am… race stops at 12:30pm
** 10K = SUNDAY @8:30am…race stops at 11:00am
** 5K = SUNDAY @8:45am… race stops at 11:00am
345 John R Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
**to guarantee hoodie size, you must register by 9/16/2021
$48.00 = through October 1, 6:00pm
Race Day Registration… $60.00-CASH ONLY (hoodie not guaranteed)
$58.00= through October 1, 6:00pm
Race Day Registration… $70.00-CASH ONLY (hoodie not guaranteed)
$70.00= through October 1, 6:00pm
Race Day Registration…$80.00 CASH ONLY (hoodie not guaranteed)
Online Registration: click here
START/FINISH: Hill Top Shelter
Held at Bloomer Park, Rochester Hills, Mi. on the mountain bike trails. THIS IS NOT A ROAD RACE.. all distances are DIRT trails. The trails are HILLY, mostly single track with rocks and roots.
PARK FEE: $5 per car
PACKET PICK UP: Race day mornings only
Half Marathon = 7:00am – 8:20am
10K = 7:00am – 8:20am
5K = 7:30am – 8:50am
Half Marathon and 10K …water only at top of stairs
**Half Marathon will also have aid before starting 2nd loop**
Water, Gatorade and Orange slices
Note: Please bring your own water bottle if you want water through out the course.
WHAT YOU GET:
-All participants receive a pullover hoodie
* To guarantee Hoodie size, must register by 9/16/21 *
-Well marked course
2020 Hoodie shown below…
- First 1/4 mile- thru parking lot to trail, this will help with congestion at beginning.
- Next 2.75 miles- mostly single track. This is the Hilly, Technical section of the course + 95 stairs!
- Next 2.5 miles- mostly Flat 🙂 switching back and forth from single track to wide track.
- Last .5 mile – single track. This will circle you around the finish area, so don’t get too excited too soon.
2 loops( 6.6miles each ) Pink
= 900 ft elevation gain
1 PINK loop ( 6.2 miles ) = 450 ft elevation gain
Using most of second half of PINK loop. No stairs. = 225 ft elevation gain
**NOTE: Half Marathon = This year course will be marked with ALL Pink flags, no split since 10k will be running Sunday.
Map Half and 10K… Click Here to download map
Course: 5k will follow BLUE flags and will split off from 10k in TWO places… Watch for split signs
Map 5K Click Here to download map