The Eisenbahn Trail, built on a former railroad corridor, is a 25-mile trail extending from the historic city of West Bend into the scenic countryside of eastern Wisconsin past the glacial landscape of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Eisenbahn is German for railroad.
The trail is surfaced with limestone screenings, however racers will start and finish the event on 1.25 miles of paved asphalt. This is an out and back race on a relatively flat course. Participants will begin and end the race near downtown West Bend, Wisconsin. The Start/Finish Line is located behind the River Shores residential community at 705 Village Green Way, West Bend. Full marathon participants will turn around in Campbellsport, 1/2 marathoners will turn around in Kewaskum, 1/4 marathoners and 5K run/walk (New for 2015) participants will turn around north of West Bend.
Food will be available at the start/finish line. Trophies will be presented following the race for the top Male and Female finishers (except for the 5Krun/walk participants) and plaques will be presented to the second and third place Male and Female finishers. Top 3 Male and Female finishers in the 5K will receive plaques. Medals will be presented for the top 3 individuals in each age division for all races. Finisher medals and t-shirts will be provided for all participants including 5K run/walk participants.