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Race Day Headquarters:
Start/finish at The Oval (area 13). Look for signs on race day.
Google: 39.172758, -84.568807 to get directions from your location
Loop course on single track technical trails. Hilly course with roots and rocks and occasional tree blow downs. Mud possible but relatively dry course. Aid station every 3-5 miles.
Custom Tech race t-shirts with Stone Steps graphic guaranteed for pre-registered 27K and 50K runners.
The 50k trail race is a loop course on single track trails. One 5+ mile loop is run four times, alternating with a 3+ mile loop run three times. An aid station is located at the end of each loop. Already a well-marked course, it will be marked even better this year.
The 27k trail race is a loop course on single track trails. One 5+ mile loop is run two times, alternating with a 3+ mile loop run two times.
About Mt. Airy Forest, Cincinnati:
Mt. Airy Forest is, in fact, one of the larger parks located within a city's limits in the country. Even Central Park can only boast 843 acres, while Mt. Airy holds a massive 1,469.9 acres. Runners will get a wilderness experience that mirrors the Sierras at times. The course winds through all of the features Mt. Airy has to offer, such as its lush evergreens, dense harwoods, open meadows, flowing rivers, and of course, hill climbs and ridge traverses.
Mt. Airy Forest is listed as one of the best trail running locations to see before you die. Check it out: http://www.shape.com/lifestyle/fit-getaways/7-trails-run-you-die
This year's race will be chip timed with Ipico shoe tags. All Times will be read electronically. You do not have to have a tag to participate but you must have a tag to receive a time. To receive a time, you must attach shoe tag to your shoe. Click here to see photo of properly attached shoe tag. No tag, no time! Shoe tags will be distributed on race-day only. Tags are re-useable and will be collected at the finish line. If you are given a tag, you must agree to return it for reuse.
1/1-1/31 - $35
2/1-9/30 - $40
10/1-10/26 - $50
1/1-9/30 - $25
10/1-10/26 - $35
All registrations include a cool shirt and chip timing and generally good hospitality.
Once again, this year's race will be chip timed with Ipico shoe tags. All Times will be read electronically. You do not have to have a tag to participate but you must have a tag to receive a time. To receive a time, you must properly attach shoe tag to your shoe. No tag, no time! Shoe tags will be distributed on race-day only. Tags are re-useable and will be collected at the finish line. If you are given a tag, you must agree to return it for reuse. Check out the video to see how to properly attach your timing chip.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.stonesteps50k.com.
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