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Bobcat Trail Marathon & Half Marathon

Saturday, November 13th 2021, 8:00 a.m.
Burr Oak State Park Lodge

Part of the Ohio Endurance Series

Note: This race has not yet been approved. If the race is cancelled due to inclement weather, trail conditions, or circumstances beyond our control, registrants will be offered a 1 year deferral/race credit toward any WRR event. Entry fees will not be refunded.

THE BOBCAT TRAIL MARATHON is a single loop course with rolling hills and several creek crossings, entirely within Burr Oak State Park. You will explore hiking and bridle trails as well as portions of the Buckeye Trail. The course is approximately 90% trail and 10% asphalt, and it will be well-marked. This marathon will challenge you.

HALF MARATHON distance will be on the same trails as the Marathon – check out the point-to-point course map below. Hikers are welcome in the Bobcat Half Marathon! You love hiking – why not try a supported 13-mile hike? With a generous 7.5 hour cut off time, hikers can enjoy the course at their own pace.

LODGING Have your family tag along for an awesome Ohio stay-cation! Burr Oak Lodge offers great rooms at reasonable prices. With a restaurant, indoor pool, and plenty of outdoor activities, there is something for your whole crew! We’ve reserved the entire property, but rooms at the lodge are still extremely limited. Call the lodge (740-767-2112) and ask for the Bobcat Marathon room block.

HALF MARATHON TRANSPORTATION Please park at the Shelter House at Dock Area 4 start line, address in the table below. Shuttle buses will take finishers back to Dock Area 4 from the finish line starting at 10:30 a.m. The shuttle buses will run every half hour as needed until 2:00 p.m. Half Marathon participants staying at the lodge may take the free shuttle to the start line beginning at 7:00 a.m. Last shuttle leaves at 8:00 a.m.

Bobcat Trail RaceMarathonHalf Marathon
Early Registration through Oct 6$85$65
Regular Registration Oct 7 – Nov 6$95$75
Late Registration Nov 7-13$110$85
Distance26.2 miles13.1 miles
Hikers welcome!
Course Map2019 Marathon course2019 Half Marathon course
Aid StationsMiles 3.8, 7, 9.8, 13, 18.3, and 21.
Aid stations will stock water, Hammer HEED and Gels, and electrolytes. All participants are strongly encouraged to carry a water bottle.
Miles 5.3 and 8
Aid stations will stock water, Hammer HEED and Gels, and electrolytes. All participants are strongly encouraged to carry a water bottle.
Start Time8:00 A.M.8:30 A.M.
Cutoff Time8 Hours7-1/2 Hours
SwagSomething awesome TBD, race sticker, and finisher medal
AwardsTop 3 overall male and female, then top 3 in the following age groups: 29 and under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ (36 awards total); Top male and female receive free entry to the following year’s raceTop 3 overall male and female, then top 3 in the following age groups: 29 and under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ (36 awards total)
Early Packet PickupTBD
Race Day Packet PickupBurr Oak Lodge beginning at 7:30 A.M.Shelter House at Dock Area 4 beginning at 7:30 A.M.
Start LocationBurr Oak Lodge
10220 Burr Oak Lodge Rd
Glouster, Ohio 45732
Shelter House at Dock Area 4
5250 Beach Rd
Glouster, OH 45732
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