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Mo Spring Marathon & Half Marathon

Mo Spring Marathon & Half Marathon, part of the Ohio Endurance Series

Sat, March 16, 2024
Mohican State Park
Trail Marathon & Half Marathon

Part of the Ohio Endurance Series – Hikers welcome in the Half Marathon!

DESCRIPTION

New course! New location!

Break free from winter hibernation and discover a fresh adventure as the Mo Spring Marathon & Half Marathon unveils a new course in a new location within Mohican State Park this year! Seasoned runners as well as enthusiastic beginners and hikers will be challenged by rugged trails and hills in this unique and memorable outdoor experience.

Immerse yourself in Mohican’s diverse ecosystem. The budding trees, spring flowers, ferns, and mosses provide a rich habitat for wildlife and songbirds, as well as a serene backdrop for your adventure. You’ll marvel at the Clearfork Gorge, a Registered National Natural Landmark, offering a breathtaking view over 300 feet deep, surrounded by towering hemlocks and old-growth white pines. Other must-see landmarks include the iconic covered bridge, fire tower, and Lyons Falls.Don’t miss this opportunity to embrace the joys of spring in the heart of one of Ohio’s favorite state parks! 

COURSE

Click Here to view the Mo Spring Marathon Course Map (1667 ft gain)

Click here to view the Mo Spring HALF Marathon Course Map (833 ft gain)

DONATIONS

Donations benefit Mohican Area Growth Foundation.

SWAG OPTIONS

  • Triblend Tee with Mo Spring Marathon 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 Mo Spring Marathon 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

OHIO 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. Click here for 2023 Series Results
OES Athletes of the Year trading card

REGISTRATION

  • EARLY REGISTRATION (through February 18)
    • Marathon – $80
    • Half Marathon – $70
  • REGULAR REGISTRATION (February 19 – March 5)
    • Marathon – $85
    • Half Marathon – $75
  • LATE REGISTRATION (March 6-16)
    • Marathon – $90
    • Half Marathon – $80

RACE DAY DETAILS

  • START TIME: 9:00 A.M. (8 hour cutoff)
  • PACKET PICKUP: Saturday 7:30-9:00 A.M.
  • AID STATIONS
    We will do our best to keep aid stations supplied throughout the day with the following:

    • Self serve aid stations (mile 4, 12.3, 17.7, 26) will be stocked with water, pop, Tailwind, Pringles, granola bars, fruit snacks, and Reese’s peanut butter cups.
    • Full serve aid stations (mile 7, 9.3, start/finish, 20.7, 23) will serve water, pop, Tailwind, peanut butter pretzels, pickles, Veggie Straws, Nutty Buddy bars, Fig Newtons, dried cherries, seasonal cookies, and salty potatoes.
    • Chicken soup and vegetarian soup will be served at the finish line.
    • Participants are encouraged to carry water.
  • DROP BAGS: Participants may have a drop bag that will be accessible at the completion of each loop. Mark your bag with your name and bib number and bring it to the start of the race.

MORE INFORMATION

  • Mo Spring Marathon 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

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