Saturday, Sep 21, 2024

O'Brien Trail Races

16821 O'Brien Trail North

Marine on St Croix, MN 50K, 25k, 5k

Registration closes: Sun, Sep 15 @ 11:59PM CT

Location


William O'Brien State Park
16821 O Brien Trail North
Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota.
William O'Brien State is just off state highway MN-95, north of Marine on Saint Croix
Races start at the William O'Brien State Park Visitor Center, just inside the park and to the left.
Parking is at the Visitor Center lot. Please be considerate of other Center users.

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Registration


Online registration opens on Feb 1st, 2024, through midnight Sept. 16th.
NEW - This year we are offer race shirts as an option to the entry fee because not every one wants another race shirt and we thought this will keep the entry fee cost down.

50k


START TIME: 8:00 a.m.
COURSE: You will run two 25k loops using the upper section, south section of the park and Jackson Meadows..
AID STATIONS: 4 AS per loop>CUT OFFS: Finish time 9 hours - 5pm. Must start 2nd loop at noon which is a 4 hours 25k for the first loop.tbd.
DROP BAGS: At start/finish area only.
AWARDS: Top 3 male and female
ENTRY FEES: $40 - Feb 1st, through Feb 3rd, $55 - Feb 4th thru July 31st, - $65 Aug 1st till Sept 16th. Online registration closes at midnight on Sept. 16th Anyone wishing to register after Sept. 16th must do so on Race Day. $75 - race day registration.

25k


START TIME: 9:00 a.m.
COURSE: tbd
AID STATIONS - 4 aid stations/>CUT OFF: is 5 hours />AWARDS: Top 3 male and female
ENTRY FEES: $30 - Feb 1st, through Feb 3rd, $45 - Feb 4th thru July 31st, - $55 Aug 1st till Sept 16th Online registration closes at midnight on Sept. 16th. Anyone wishing to register after Sept. 16th must do so on Race Day. $65 - race day registration.

25k and 50k Course Map


5k


START TIME: 9:00 a.m.
COURSE: Wide grass trails with one large hill and a flat finish line to sprint in..
CUT OFF: Finish time 1 hour
NO AID STATION, NO AWARDS or NO RACE SHIRTS:.
PRINTS: All Finishers will receive a full color 8.5 x 11 print of current year logo
ENTRY FEE: $5, even on race day!!

Why do a $5 5k?? This is for a few reasons: We want this to be a family-friendly event, available to all. Also, this is a great introduction to trail racing for new runners. This is still a race, and official times will be kept. Whether you are new to trail running or are an experienced runner looking to set a PR, come join us!

5k Course Map


General Info


No external music during the race. If you would like to have music, please use headphones. Respect your fellow runners and campers at the park.
AID STATIONS: Aid station fare will likely include water, Gatorade, cookies, and other items.
POST-RACE FOOD: Bottled water, soda pop, cookies, gummies, chips, salted nut rolls and pickles. Other items may be available as well.
PACKET PICKUP: Race morning only. Please arrive early, so there is time for everyone to get their packets.
BATHROOMS: Available inside the Visitor Center at the start/finish area.

Refund Policy


Due to the costs involved in setting up and holding a race, which are incurred before race day, there are no refunds.
Entries may not be transferred to another runner, deferred to another year, nor applied to another event.
Thank you for your understanding.

If COVID-19 and/or other conditions force the event to be be shut down, the races will be changed to virtual events. If this happens, race shirts and race numbers will be sent out with in one week of the completion of the event.

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Event's current local time: 5:23 AM CT

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