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Bigfoot 50K, 20 & 10 Miler

Sat, December 14, 2024
Sun, December 15, 2024
Salt Fork State Park
50k, 20 & 10 Mile Trail Race

Part of the Ohio Endurance Series – Hikers welcome in the 10 miler!

DESCRIPTION

One of the largest trail races in the tri-state area! Join over 800 people, make new friends, and see why everyone loves this adventure. If you spot Bigfoot, don’t forget to give him a hug!

COURSE

The well marked route is a 10.4 mile loop course with rolling hills on hiking and bridle trails, entirely within Salt Fork State Park. The course is marked with pink blazes, permanent wooden signs, and is known for eating trail shoes! 50k participants will run a total of three loops for over 4,000′ of elevation gain. 20 milers will run two loops, and 10 milers will complete one. Saturday includes 50k, 20 mile, and 10 mile distances; Sunday features a 10 mile event. Awards will be given for all events.

For an extra challenge, participate on Saturday AND Sunday and get 50% off the Sunday 10 mile event.

Click here to view the course map 10M = one loop; 20M = 2 loops; 50k = 3 loops

LODGING

Stay right at the start/finish line – reserve your room at Salt Fork Lodge! To get the special race discount, you must call the reservation line at 740-435-9000 to book under the Western Reserve Racing Bigfoot race block. You will not receive the discount if you book online. A deposit is due at the time the reservation is made, and the deposit is fully refundable up to 72 hours prior to arrival.

DONATIONS

Donations benefit Guernsey County Sheriff’s Mounted Search and Rescue.

SWAG OPTIONS

  • Triblend Tee with Bigfoot Trail Race logo and a Finisher Medal
  • OES Ultra-light Packable Rain/Wind Jacket and Finisher Medal – $20 premium
    • The Ohio Endurance Series introduces a cutting-edge packable jacket designed to meet the demands of adventurous athletes! Engineered with water repellency and wind resistance, this ultra-light jacket ensures optimal protection against the elements. The inclusion of a hood that can be tightened adds versatility, allowing athletes to adapt to changing weather conditions on the fly. It is the ideal companion for long-distance races, minimizing weight without compromising on performance. With packability at its core, this jacket conveniently packs into its own pocket. Whether facing rain, wind, or the need for a lightweight layer, this jacket is the ultimate choice for those pushing the boundaries of endurance in the Ohio landscape.

2024 Bigfoot Trail Race Swag Options

AWARDS

Awards for each event:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Top 3 Male and Female in the following 5-year age groups:
    24 & Under, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & Over

ENDURANCE ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Participate in 4 events to qualify and have a chance to be an Ohio Endurance Athlete of the Year! Qualifiers receive a trading card with your photo and Ohio Endurance Series race stats. Awards will be given for the Top 5 Overall, Top 1 Masters, Top 1 Grand Master.
OES Athletes of the Year trading card

REGISTRATION

  • EARLY REGISTRATION (through November 13)
    • 50k – $85
    • 20 mile – $70
    • 10 mile – $50
  • REGULAR REGISTRATION (November 14 – December 3)
    • 50k – $90
    • 20 mile – $80
    • 10 mile – $55
  • LATE REGISTRATION (December 4-15)
    • 50k – $95
    • 20 mile – $85
    • 10 mile – $60

RACE DAY DETAILS

  • START TIME:
    • Saturday 50k & 20 mile – 8:30 A.M. (8.5 hour cutoff)
    • Saturday 10 mile – 8:45 A.M. (8.25 hour cutoff)
    • Sunday 10 mile – 9:00 A.M. (5 hour cutoff)
  • AID STATIONS (located at start/finish and mile 6 of each 10 mile loop) will serve water, pop, sports drink, and a variety of sweet and salty snacks (such as pickles, chips, and cookies). An additional food item will be served at the finish line. Participants are encouraged to carry water.
  • DROP BAGS: Participants may have a drop bag that is accessible at the completion of each 10 mile loop. Mark your bag with your name and bib number and bring it to the start of the race.

MORE INFORMATION

  • Bigfoot 50k, 20 & 10 Miler is part of the Ohio Endurance Series, featuring fully supported trail races of varying distance and difficulty in the best parks throughout Ohio.

Ohio Endurance Series

 

ARCHIVED RESULTS

2016 50k Results, 2016 10M Results
2015 50k Results
, 2015 10M Results
2014 50k Results
, 2014 10M Results
2013 50k Results
, 2013 10M Results

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