Sat October 16, 2021 Battle Creek, MI 49014 US Directions
Place
Kimball Pines Park, 1150 East Michigan Avenue
located behind the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility
Battle Creek, MI US 49014
Description

The Calhoun County Trail Run is an 8k and 20k that takes place on the beautiful Calhoun County Trail including both Bridge Park and Ott Biological Preserve for the 20k and Bridge Park for the 8k. The rolling hills and beautiful scenery, rock walls, and bridges make the run a must add to your fall line up. The trail is gravel surface and non-technical. The run will take place entirely on the trail, with a few street crossings. 

We are doing our part in being good stewards of our community and working towards limiting waste. The Calhoun County Trail Run will be completely cup free. 

Proceeds benefit the Calhoun County Trails and Parks.

NEW FOR 2021: We will be starting and ending at Kimball Pines Park. While the park had been underutilized for many years, a recently passed millage is funding a complete transformation of the park! Work will not start before this year's event, but we are excited for participants to return next fall (2022) and see the transformation. 

Outdoor games, including disc golf will be available for participants and spectators to try so plan to stay and play!

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Presenting Sponsors
Community Partners
Race Day

The start/finish is located at Kimball Pines Park (1150 East Michigan Avenue, behind the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility). 

Packet Pick-up: 7:30-8:45 am

20k Start: 9:00 am

8k Start: 9:05 am

Race Day Celebration and Games: 9:00-1:00 pm

Awards: Awards will be available for pick up at the event, as results become available. There will not be an official awards ceremony. 

 

 

Hydration

The first 50 registrants will receive a reusable Zippy cup with their registration. 

Aid stations will be located approximately every 2 miles with Gu at the 6 and 9 mile aid stations. 

WE ARE A PAPER CUP FREE EVENT. Runners are required to bring their own hydration or reusable cup. Aid stations will have water and Nuun for participants to use to fill/refill their hydration packs or cups. A few recyclable cups will be available at aid stations in case of an emergency.

Awards

The Calhoun County Trail Run is offering overall awards to the top 3 male and top 3 female runners of each event. In addition, the first overall master for both men and women will receive an award. 

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