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Shotgun Trail Blast


                                                     
The second event in the Run Big Trail Series!

A production of:
 
                                     

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Time: 9:00am - 50K Start, 10:00am  Start(s) - 25K, 10K, 5K in descending order.

BIB#'s provided on race day,
 7:30AM-10AM.
 
Event Description: This is the fifth annual 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, April 4, 2014. Add $5 to all entry fees on race day. Youth (17 & under) and Seniors (60 & over) deduct $5. Tech shirts can be purchased for an additional $10. If a shirt size is showing unavailable online, it is sold out!
 
Registration: In person at the Eugene Running Company (116 Oakway Center) through Friday, April 4, at 12pm noon. On race day, from 7:30am - 9:45am, at the staging area. For printable entry form CLICK HERE. Click below for online registration.

                                                   

The 25K and 50K distances will cover multiple loops of the single-track trails adjacent to the main campground area - this section does happen to be thickly wooded, have several streams with rock bridges to cross, and abundant wildlife! This is the same course configuration as in 2013, enjoy!

Courses: The 5K and 10K courses will be loops on single-track trails to the north of the Shotgun Creek Campground. The 25K course will consist of the main 5.2 mile loop adjacent to the Campground, which will be covered three times. The 50K will consist of the main 5.2 mile loop adjacent to the Campground, 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/femails 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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