Trail Mix Race Minnesota

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve
Ready to jump start your running season with a fun and challenging race? The 24th Annual Trail Mix Race MN offers three distance options: 50K Ultra (solo), 25K (solo) and 50K team (4 person teams/12.K each runner) on a 12.5K looped course of turf trail. Rolling hills weave runners through prairies and Big Woods landscapes while offering scenic views of wetland areas. Race proceeds are donated to Three Rivers Park District’s Adaptive Equipment Fund. Learn more about accessibility in Three Rivers.

Mail-in entry forms must be postmarked by April 8, online registration must be completed by midnight April 13. Day of registration also available onsite. See race website for more information. Ages: 18+. 

50K Ultra - $50 pre-registration, $60 on race day;
25K - $40 pre-registration, $50 on race day;
50K 4-Person Team - $30 per team member pre-registration, $40 per team member on race day. 

COURSE
Course map. Please note that for runner safety the course may be altered due to trail conditions. 

The race route is primarily an equestrian trail consisting of mowed grass and dirt. Spring in Minnesota can bring sun, rain, snow or ice; please prepare accordingly. There will be an unsupervised drop bag area available for you to store dry socks, shoes and any other gear you may want to access during the race. Trail Mix Race will be held rain or shine. There are no weather related refunds for any reason including event cancellation (this has never happened). 

Aid stations are located at approximately 5.6K, 9.7K, and 12.5K. Aid stations are staffed by volunteers and include a portable toilet, water, Gatorade, flat soda, cut bananas and small cups of trail mix. Plan to bring anything else specific you want for your run.

PRE-RACE
Mail-in entry forms must be postmarked by April 8. Online registration at ThreeRiversParks.org must be completed by midnight April 13. Day of registration is available for all races and begins at 6:30 AM.

Mail-in registration forms: 50k Team | 25k & 50k Ultra Solo

Race Number, T-Shirt and Timing Chip Pickup 
Race numbers, t-shirts and timing chips will be available for pickup Friday, April 17 from 12-7 PM at French Visitor Center. Race numbers and timing chips will also be available on race day beginning at 6:30 AM. 

RACE DAY

  • Trail Mix Race will be held rain, snow, or shine. There are no weather-related refunds for any reason.
  • Parking – There are plenty of parking spaces within Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. Please refer to course map for more details. 
  • Directions - Get directions to the event. 

Schedule
Day of Registration and Packet Pick-Up: Opens at 6:30 AM
50K Ultra Solo: 8:00 AM Start
25K Solo: 8:30 AM Start
50K 4-Person Team: 10:30 AM Start (Note: This is not a relay, all 4 team members start at 10:30 AM)

Time Limit: All runners must begin their final lap of the course by 2 PM. 50K runners must complete 37.5K, and 25K runners must complete 12.5K by 2 PM or they will not be allowed to continue.

Race Results 
Results and awards for year's race are available at andersonraces.com.

Photos
View photos of Trail Mix MN 2014

Volunteers
Please be courteous of our volunteers, they are giving up their time on a Saturday morning for you and for the safety of the race. Additional volunteers are needed for this event, if interested please contact Rebecca at rconser@threeriversparkdistrict.org.

Questions?

If you have any questions please contact Megan Kelzenberg, Race Director, at mkelzenberg@threeriversparkdistrict.org or 763.694.7725.