This is a great scenic trail run/walk that winds through 330 acres of old growth woods, passes near a beaver pond, Indian mound, historic estate house and starts/finishes at the Nature Center (a former 1833 Dairy Barn).
Bring friends and family! While visiting the Arboretum, take time to explore the Nature Center and see exhibits on regional plants and wildlife. Also visit the Hayes Museum, a short walk from the Nature Center, it showcases the rich 100 year history of the estate grounds.
Event details and schedule
ABOUT THE RACE:
Race Day is Saturday Feburary 4th. All races start together at 9:00am.
Packet Pickup can be made at Hayes Arboretum Nature Center (801 Elks Road, Richmond IN 47374) either 1pm - 5pm on FridayOR7am-8:30am Saturday morning(day of event).Bring your picture ID to confirm entry at packet pickup.
Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting for all participants is at 8:45am day of race.
The course consists of 6.5 mi loops through rolling topography on old gravel service roads and single track mountain bike trails.
Decide your distance when you sign up. Choose between 1 loop (10k+), 2 loops (1/2 Marathon), or 4 loops (Full Marathon).
Course cut-off time is 7 hours. Please do not signup for the full marathon if you can not complete in under 7 hours.
Waterstops at the 3mi & 6.5 mi(Nature Center) sections of the loop.