Memorial Day Trail Race

There’s no better way to kick off the day-long holiday festivities than a run through the woods. The Memorial Day Trail Race features both 5-mile and 8-mile distances through the USNWC trail system. After the race, stick around for a day full of live music, yoga, outdoor adventure, and fireworks at the Memorial Day Celebration.

Event Details:

  • Date – Sunday, May 26, 2019
  • Distance – 5 mile and 8 mile
  • Start Time – 9:00am (both distances)

Registration:

  • Pre-Registration – Must register by May 23
    • $32 – 5 mile
    • $37 – 8 mile
  • Race-Day Registration – if available
    • $37 – 5 mile
    • $42 – 8 mile
  • Recover Brands race shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register by May 19
Register

Schedule:

Friday, May 24

  • 5:00-7:00pm – Packet pick-up – OUTFITTERS
  • We encourage pre-registered runners to participate in the early packet pick-up to decrease race day lines. Typical parking fees apply.

Sunday, May 26

  • 7:30am – Race day registration and packet pick-up begins – Pump House Biergarten
  • 8:30am – Race day registration and packet pick-up ends
  • 9:00am – Memorial Day Trail Race begins
  • Time TBD – 5 mile awards ceremony
  • Time TBD – 8 mile awards ceremony
  • 11:30am – Course closes (runners may finish the course however official times may not be recorded)

Awards:

Awards will be given to the top three male/female finishers in the following age groups for both distances:

14-under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-better.

Course:

2018 Results

2017 – 2013 Results

Sponsors:

                         

           

Additional Event Info:

  • Volunteers
  • Waiver Policy
    • All participants must sign the USNWC waiver before participating
  • Refund and Transfer Policy
    • Race Registration is non-refundable
    • A 100% registration transfer must be requested 2 months (or more) in advance of race day via racedirector@usnwc.org
    • A 50% registration transfer must be requested 1 month (or more) in advance of race day via racedirector@usnwc.org
    • Registration transfers are only applicable to the same race the following year
  • Forgotten Add-On Gear
    • All purchased add-on gear must be collected during packet pick-up
    • Items will not be shipped
    • If items are unable to be picked up during packet pick-up, you must arrange pick-up with racedirector@usnwc.org and collect from Outfitters within one week from event date
    • The race director will not email you to arrange your pick-up
    • All unclaimed items will be donated
    • Typical parking fees apply
  • Forgotten Awards
    • Participants not present for awards may collect their award from Outfitters within two months of the race date
    • Items will not be shipped
    • All unclaimed items will be donated
    • Participants must email racedirector@usnwc.org to arrange award pick-up
    • Typical parking fees apply
  • Trail Safety
    • Trails will be open to other runners, hikers and bikers
    • Headphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc are strongly discouraged
    • Remain attentive and courteous at all times
    • No pets allowed on the course
  • Race Bibs
    • Race bib must be visible and worn on the front of shirt to receive an accurate time
  • Aid Stations
    • See Course Map for water/electrolyte stop locations
    • Plan accordingly if you think you may require additional hydration during race
  • Weather Policy
    • Event will proceed rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the Race Director. Any changes will be communicated via email by the Race Director
  • Parking Policy
    • All guests are required to pay a $6 parking fee at the USNWC unless guest has an annual parking pass. Annual parking passes are available through the USNWC for $50
  • Emergency Policy
    • The USNWC does not conduct trail rescues in the event of an emergency. Participants must call 911 if emergency vehicles and operations are needed. There are 911 trail location markers to communicate where emergency personnel can find you