Additional race information can be found at https://www.elevationculture.com/bluffstrailruns.
34489 Echo Bluff Drive
Eminence, MO US 65466
THE BLUFFS TRAIL RUNS
HALF MARATHON | HALF MARATHON RELAY | 15K | 10K | 5K
The trail running experience you don't want to miss. Located in the most beautiful state parks in Missouri Echo Bluffs State Park and Current River State Parks. We offer something for the experienced trail runner to your first time running or hiking the trails.
TRAIL HALF MARATHON follows the 15k course taking you through Echo Bluffs State Park through Current River State park and back to the finish. Nail your next Trail Half Marathon or enjoy the journey with Missouri's most scenic Half Marathon.
NEW! TRAIL HALF MARATHON RELAY grab a friend and tackle the Half Marathon as a team of 2 with half the price. The course follows the 10k course and more. Nail your next Trail Half Marathon or enjoy the journey with Missouri's most scenic Half Marathon.
15k is a beautiful courses taking you through Echo Bluffs State Park through Current River State park and back to the finish. This 15k course give you the most spectacular areas of the parks with 360 degree views of the bluffs, single track trail, colorful vegetation, and the current river.
10K course offers stunning views of the rolling hills with fast enjoyable trails near the beautiful Lodges and cabins in Echo Bluffs State Park.
5K is a great distance to get your feet on the trails and enjoy nature by running or hiking.
Little Bluffs 1 Mile Kid's Fun Run bring the kiddos, run with them for a 1 Mile Fun Fun. All kid's receive a medal, bib, and special gift.
We are a CUPLESS event. Please make sure to bring some form of hydration vessel for your event.
All FINISHER'S of the Half Marathon | Relay | 15k |10K | 5K will receive a custom super soft tri-blend shirt (unisex) a handcrafted wooden medal all designed
by ELEVATION CULTURE.
FREE RACE DAY PHOTOS
* LAST DAY to register to guarantee a FINISHER SHIRT is APRIL 19, 2024.
CUSTOM DESIGN Race Bib
ALL RUNNERS receive a custom Reusable Cup by SAVR Cup
(2 STYLES TO CHOICE FROM)
* LAST DAY to register to guarantee a FINISHER SHIRT/MEDAL is April 15th, 2024.
KID'S 1 MILE FUN RUN receive a custom FINISHER MEDAL
ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS RECEIVE A FREE TRAINING PLAN FROM OUR OFFICIAL TRAINING PARTNER
IGNITE FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE
Jefferson City, MO
LODGING | CAMPING
Give your race weekend a chance to EXPLORE beautiful Echo Bluffs State Park with scenic LODGING AND CAMPING OPTIONS.
RECOMMENDED CAMPING SITES
ECHO BLUFFS STATE PARK | START/FINISH
BETTY LEA LODGE | START/FINISH
BETTY LEA CABINS | START/FINISH
COURSE MAPS | ELEVATION PROFILES
Please note that this is a CUPLESS event, so make sure to bring some form of hydration vessel the day of!
Full Aid Station will be supplied with typical eats for this level of race: GU, Blocks, soda, some salty, sweet, and chewy snacks at the Half Marathon, 10K, 15k, 5K aid stations. The 50K aid stations will have turkey/ham wraps, avocados, fruit, and other heavier "snacks". We will of course have water and some electrolyte replenishment. If you have dietary or allergy restrictions please make sure that you are prepared with your own snacks as needed.
**Please note that each aid station has approximate mileage based on mapping programs, and may differ a bit from each person's watch, app, or other tracking devices.
RACE START TIMES
PLEASE arrive no later than ONE hour before your race start time if you are doing same day race bib and packet pick up. If you have picked up your packet already, and only need to check-in, please show up no later than 15 minutes before your race start time.
You MUST check in prior to racing if you have previously picked up your packet, if you do not, it is not guaranteed that you will be recorded in the results.
*THIS IS A CHIP TIMED EVENT
SATURDAY APRIL 27TH, 2024
[ PACKET PICK UP BEGINS ]
Time 5:30am CDT
[ PRE-RACE START 6:55AM ]
Half Marathon/Relay Start Time 7:00am CDT
[ PRE-RACE START 7:25AM ]
15k Start Time 7:30am CDT
[ PRE-RACE START 7:55AM ]
10k Mile Start Time 8:00am CDT
[ PRE-RACE START 8:25AM ]
5k Mile Start Time 8:30am CDT
Little Bluffs Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run 9:00am CDT
[ AWARD/RAFFLE CEREMONY 11:30am CDT]
[ COURSE CLOSES 1:00pm CDT ]
If you are late to the start line, typically most races would not allow you to start, but as long as you understand that you still have to meet all the same cut-off times, and that your time will be reflected as the same start time as all the other runners, you will be allowed to start. There will be no adjustments to your cutoff times, or finisher times.
PACKET PICK UP
OPTION #1: Pre-Race Packet Pick Up: Friday 4/26/24 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Start/Finish (Bluff Top Pavilion) Echo Bluff State Park
OPTION #2: Race Day Packet Pick Up: Will be available. Early Check in begins at 5:30 am. Please arrive 30-45 minutes prior to your start time to check in. You will receive your bib, finisher shirt, race swag.
*If you pick up your packet prior to race day, you must still check in at the starting table to ensure that we know that you are on the course that day.
FINISH LINE EXPERIENCE
Kick back at our private Pavilion and Elevated Camp with a cold beverage from Best Day Brewing , Yerba Mate, BBQ, and games.
Recover right with post race Ice Bath from Peak N, Massage Recovery Tools, Recovery boots from Relax Air.
Live Results, Music, friends new and old.
RELAX | RECOVER | ENJOY
Enjoy post race beverages by our Series Partners, Food Truck, Games, Music, and Community in our ELEVATED CAMP
HANDCRAFTED WOODEN AWARDS by Elevation Culture
HALF MARATHON | 15K | 10K | 5K
AGE GROUP AWARDS
Can't join us to RUN this year? Please consider giving back to our amazing community of runners, friends, and athletes.
Join our EC RACE CREW: Paid Key Positions ($20.00 hr) Include:
Lead Volunteer Coordinator | Aid Station Captains | Course Sweepers | Merch Tent | Medical Lead
VOLUNTEERS receive amazing PERKS for giving back:
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ELEVATION CULTURE RACE SERIES
The Bluffs Trail Runs is part of the Elevation Culture Race Series presented by Elevation Culture
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ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION
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RACE DAY PHOTOS
*2023 RACE DAY PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED HERE
PROVIDED BY: John Kelly Photos
CAN I DROP DOWN A DISTANCE? Yes, you can drop down in distance the weeks leading up to race day and at race registration the morning of the race.
WHEN WILL INFORMATION ABOUT THE RACE BE SENT OUT? Race Day information will be sent out the Friday before race week or 10 days from race day. View, our website for all course related information.
CAN I BUY/SWAP BIBS WITH A FRIEND? You, can only swap a bib if you contact the Event Director.
ARE THERE REFUNDS? No, there are no refunds. Please refer to our Refund/Deferral Policies on our website.
IS THIS A CUP LESS RACE? Yes, cups will not be provided at this sustainably conscious event.
ARE THERE DROP BAGS? No, drop bags are not allowed at aid stations.
ARE THERE BATHROOMS ON COURSE? We provide Port-a-Toilets at the Start Finish ONLY.
ARE THERE AWARDS? Yes, awards will be giving out to the top 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male/Female runners in the Half Marathon | 15k | 10k | 5k. Age Group awards for 1st-3rd in each age category.
ARE DOGS ALLOWED? No, Pets are allowed at this event.
ARE PACERS ALLOWED? No, pacers are not allowed at this event. You may be disqualified from the race if this is observed by are race staff.
CAN I SIGN UP ON RACE DAY? Yes, there will be day of registration. We except cash, credit, and debit. (no checks) * You are not guaranteed a shirt/medal.
WHEN WILL RESULTS BE POSTED? Our timing company will have live results to view. Official results will be available 2-4 days post race.
WHEN WILL PHOTOS BE POSTED? Race Day photos will be available for purchase 5-10 days post race.
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