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Fools 50k

8:00AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT 9 Hour Cutoff
Hikers Welcome!

Fools 25k

8:45AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT 8-1/4 Hour Cutoff

OES Bundle with BONUS Salomon Swag!

Register for TWO races, pick one.

Register for THREE races, get both!

Salomon Cross Run LS Tee ($45 value)
Salomon Active Belt w/Bottle ($30 value)

OES Bundle with Salomon Swag

*While supplies last. Not valid with any other discounts.
Email us after you register to choose your swag.


Camp Manatoc
1075 Truxell Road
Peninsula, OH 44264


The Fools 50k & 25k Trail Run through Camp Manatoc is 100% trails (with a road crossing or two) and is very runnable. There are some highly technical single track trails and some challenging hills. There is a portion that twists and turns until you can’t see another runner, and another portion that is wide open trail. Hikers welcome!


Course Map: 25k = 2 loops; 50k = 4 loops

Total Ascent/Descent = 750 feet per loop

2023 Fools Loop Elevation Profile


Donations benefit Camp Manatoc, home of the Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Swag Options

  • Fools Long Sleeve Tech Tee (women's or unisex)
  • Fools Triblend Tee (unisex)
  • Ohio Endurance Series Lightweight Quarter Zip (unisex) - $10 premium

2023 Fools Swag Options


Awards for each event:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Top 3 Male and Female in the following 5-year age groups:
    29 & Under, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & Over

Endurance Athletes of the Year

Participate in 4 events to qualify and have a chance to be an Ohio Endurance Athlete of the Year! Qualifiers receive a trading card with your photo and Ohio Endurance Series race stats. Awards will be given for the Top 5 Overall, Top 1 Masters, Top 1 Grand Master.

OES Athlete of the Year trading card


  • EARLY REGISTRATION (through March 8)
    • 50k - $80
    • 25k - $65
    • 50k - $90
    • 25k - $70
  • LATE REGISTRATION (March 29  April 8)
    • 50k - $95
    • 25k - $75

Race Day Details

    • 50k - 8:00 A.M. (9 hour cutoff)
    • 25k - 8:45 A.M. (8-1/4 hour cutoff) - NOTE NEW START TIME FOR 25K
  • PACKET PICKUP begins at 7:00 A.M. at Camp Manatoc
  • AID STATIONS (located at Miles 3.5, 6.8, 7.9, 11.4, 14.7, 15.8, 19.3, 22.4, 23.5, 27, and 30.3) will be stocked with water, Coke, Tailwind, and a variety of sweet & salty snacks (pickles, chips, cookies). We encourage all participants to carry water. Hot dogs and veggie dogs will be served at the finish line.
  • DROP BAGS: Participants may have a drop bag that is accessible at the completion of each loop (approx. miles 8, 16, 24, and 31). Mark your drop bag with your name and bib number and bring it to the start of the race.

More Information

  • Fools 50k & 25k is part of the Ohio Endurance Series, featuring fully supported trail races of varying distance and difficulty in the best parks throughout Ohio.
  • Visit our website to learn more about Western Reserve Racing and to view our race calendar

Ohio Endurance Series   Western Reserve Racing

Race Contact Info

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Camp Manatoc
1075 Truxell Road
Peninsula, OH 44264


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