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SHOTGUN TRAIL BLAST


                                                     
The second event in the Run Big Trail Series!

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Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017


Time: 50K Starts at 8AM, Other Distance Start(s) - 25K -9:45Am, 10K -9:50AM, 5K -10AM

BIB#'s provided on race day ONLY,
 7:00AM for 50K & 8:10-9:50AM for all others.
 
Event Description: This is the sixth edition of a trail classic. If you like trees, mud, streams, hills and incredible views, then here's the event for you!
 
Location: Shotgun Creek Recreation Area - northwest of Marcola, Oregon.

Distances: 50K (31 miles), 25K (15.5 miles), 10K (6.2 miles), 5K (3.1 miles).
 
Directions: From the south (Eugene/Springfield): Take Marcola Road north 12.8 miles from the intersection of Marcola and Camp Creek Roads. Turn left onto Shotgun Creek Road and go 1.5 miles to the Shotgun Creek Campground. Turn right into the campground, and the staging area will on the left in .1 mile. From the north (Crawfordsville / Sweethome): Take Brush Creek Road south, which will become Marcola Road - go 12.4 miles to Shotgun Creek Road. Turn right and go 1.5 miles to the Shotgun Creek Campground. Turn right into the campground, and the staging area will on the left in .1 mile.
 
Entry Fees: 50K ($50), 25K ($35), 10K & 5K ($25) - through Friday, March 31st, 2017. Youth (17 & under) and Adults (60 & over) deduct $5. Tech shirts can be purchased for an additional $12. If a shirt size is showing unavailable online, it is sold out! (CUTOFF is March 25th)
 
Registration: In person at Eugene Running Company (116 Oakway Center) or Run Hub NW (515 High St.) through Friday, March 31st, at 12PM. Also, on race day, from 7:30am - 9:45am, at the staging area for an additional $10.
                                 
                                            
CLICK HERE for printable entry form   
                                                                                                                                                    
          Online registration is LIVE, click logo below - (OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT on 3/31)

                                                   

                                                    
The 25K and 50K distances will cover multiple loops of the single-track trails adjacent to the picnic shelter. This section does happen to be thickly wooded, have several streams with rock bridges to cross, and abundant wildlife! - Enjoy

Courses: The first section of the 5K course runs on the 5.2-Mile loop, prior to heading back downhill into the finish area to complete the 3.1-Miles . The 10K course has a half mile out & back section prior to completing the 5.2-Mile loop. The 25K course will consist of the main 5.2 mile loop, which will be covered three times. The 50K will consist of the main 5.2 mile loop, which will be covered six times. Click here for a 5K COURSE MAP. Click here for a 10K COURSE MAP. Click here for a MAIN LOOP COURSE MAP.  The elevation gain and loss per loop is approximately 566 feet (starting at 701 feet and climbing to 1267 feet per loop).  Please see the loop elevation profile below.

                                          
 
Awards: Custom wood medallions will be presented to the top 3 males/females in each distance. Additionally, the top three in each age group, in each event, will receive medals. All participants will be eligible for random prize drawings.
 
Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over
 
Award Presentations: Awards will be presented throughout the day.
 
Post-Race Celebration: Stick around after the run for the post-race spread of food and drink, and the ever popular fireplace in the picnic shelter!
 
Aid Stations: 5K (1.8 mi, 2.8 mi), 10K (2.9 mi, 3.9 mi), 25K (2mi, 2.9mi, 5.2mi, 7.2mi, 8.1mi, 10.4mi, 12.4mi, 13.3mi), 50K (2mi, 2.9mi, 5.2mi, 7.2mi, 8.1mi, 10.4mi, 12.4mi, 13.3mi, 15.6mi, 17.6mi, 18.5mi, 20.8mi, 22.8mi, 23.7mi, 26mi, 28mi, 28.9mi).
 
Parking: Plenty of parking is available in the Shotgun Creek Campground parking lot - please do not park on the side of the road on Shotgun Creek Road. 

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