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
Half Marathon,10K and 5K = Saturday- October 1, 2022
Relay = Sunday – October 2, 2022 (more details coming later)
DISTANCE: Half Marathon, 10K and 5K
** Half Marathon = SATURDAY @9:00am… race stops at 12:30pm
** 10K = SATURDAY @9:15am…race stops at 11:30am
** 5K = SATURDAY @9:20am… race stops at 11:30am
345 John R Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
**to guarantee hoodie size, you must register by 9/12/2022
$48.00 = through August 2022
$53.00 = through September 28, 2022
Race Day Registration… $60.00-CASH ONLY (hoodie not guaranteed)
$58.00 = through August 2022
$63.00 = through September 28, 2022
Race Day Registration… $70.00-CASH ONLY (hoodie not guaranteed)
$70.00 = through August 2022
$75.00 = through September 28, 2022
Race Day Registration…$85.00 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 = 7:30am – 8:50am
10K = 8:00am – 9:05am
5K = 8:00am – 9:05am
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 9/12/22*
-Well marked course
2021 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