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 on April 13. Day-of registration available on site. Ages: 18+. Entry forms:  50k Team | 25k & 50k Ultra Solo             

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

COURSE
See the course map and elevation graph. 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 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.

PACKET PICK-UP 
Race numbers, t-shirts and timing chips will be available for pickup Friday, April 17 from noon-7:00 PM at French Visitor Center. Interested runners can sign up for the race at this time and location and will be charged the race day registration fee. Packets will also be available on race day beginning at 6:30 AM.  

RACE DAY

  • Trail Mix Race will be held rain, snow, or shine. 
  • 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
6:30 AM:              Day-of registration and packet pick-up begins 
8:00 AM:              50K Ultra Solo Start 
8:30 AM:              25K Solo Start
10:30 AM:            50K Team Start (all 4 team members start at 10:30 AM)
2:00 PM:              Final lap cut-off*

*All runners must begin their final lap of the course by 2:00 PM. 50K runners must complete 37.5K, and 25K runners must complete 12.5K by 2:00 PM or they will not be allowed to continue.

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

Other Information

Shirts
 Race shirts will be available at packet pickup on Friday, April 17, and at the registration tent on April 18. 

Awards
Finisher medals will be awarded to all 50K finishers after results are finalized. Handmade trophies from Silverwood Center for the Arts and 1st Place medals will be awarded to::

• 1st Place Overall Finishers for Males and Females in 50K & 25K race.
• 1st Place Team Members for Male, Female and Coed Teams. 

Additional medals will be awarded to the following:

• 2nd Place Overall Finishers for Males and Females in 50K and 25K Race.
• 1st Place Masters (40+) for Males and Females in 50K and 25K Race.
• 2nd Place Masters (40+) for Males and Females in 50K and 25K Race.
• Top Males and Females for the 50K and 25K Race in the following age categories: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.  

Questions
Review our Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any additional questions please contact Megan Kelzenberg, Race Director, at mkelzenberg@threeriversparkdistrict.org or 763.694.7725.

Photos
View photos of Trail Mix MN 2014.

Volunteers
Additional volunteers are needed to help with water stops, registration, finish line, food and more. If interested please contact Rebecca at rconser@threeriversparkdistrict.org.

Race Registration