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 OPENS:  TBD

DATES:
Half Marathon = SATURDAY, October 2, 2021
10K and 5K = SUNDAY, October 3, 2021

DISTANCE:  Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

TIME: 
** Half Marathon = SATURDAY @8:30am… race stops at 12:30pm
** 10K = SUNDAY @8:30am…race stops at 11:00am
** 5K = SUNDAY @9:00am… race stops at 11:00am

LOCATION:
Bloomer Park
345 John R Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

COST:
5K:
$45 = through October 1, 6pm
Race Day Registration… ??

10K:
$50 = through June
$55 = through October 1, 6pm
Race Day Registration… ??

Half Marathon:
$60 = through June
$65 = through October 1, 6pm
Race Day Registration…??

START/FINISH: Hill Top Shelter

COURSE:
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

TIMING: TBD

AID STATION: No aid station on course!
**Half Marathon will have aid before starting 2nd loop**
Water, Gatorade and E-Gel

Note: Please bring your own water bottle if you want water on the course.

WHAT YOU GET:
-Finishers Medal
-All participants receive a pullover hoodie
* To guarantee Hoodie size, must register by 9/16/20 *
-Well marked course

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2020 Hoodie shown below…

 

 

ROUGH DESCRIPTION: 

  • 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.

Half Marathon: 
2 loops( 6.6miles each ) Pink
= 900 ft elevation gain

10 K:
1 PINK loop ( 6.2 miles ) = 450 ft elevation gain

5K:
Using most of second half of PINK loop. No stairs. = 225 ft elevation gain

COURSE MAP: 

**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

 

 

 

Pictures


Hilltop Shelter – Start/Finish

Hill Top Pavillion

Race Pics

Single track pics

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Wide Track

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Stairs = 95 steps                            Log Bridge
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Bridges in the trails

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Exiting Bloomer park

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