The Dirty Trail Series presented by Salomon features races from 5k to half marathon distances on hiking and bridle trails in some of the best parks in Northeast Ohio. DTS events are hiker friendly.
BECOME A DIRTY VIP MEMBER*
Dirty Trail Series VIP Members receive the following benefits:
- Entry to all of the 2021 DTS events
- An additional entry to Muddy Paws 2 Mile Dog Run (not scored for the series, no dog necessary to participate)
- Special VIP race bib
- An invitation to the year-end series award party, including lunch and a raffle ticket for each race you run
- Over $415 value!
VIP Membership including individual race swag – $195 (pro-rated for Dirty Snowflake, Dirty Love, Flirt with Dirt)
- Includes swag for each race (VIP swag SOLD OUT)
VIP Membership without individual race swag – $163 (pro-rated for Dirty Snowflake, Dirty Love, Flirt with Dirt)
- Does NOT include swag for each race (VIP swag SOLD OUT)
2021 DIRTY TRAIL SERIES LINEUP
- 1/24/2021 – Dirty Snowflake 12k & 5k
- 2/14/2021 – Dirty Love 15k & 8k
- 3/27/2021 – Flirt with Dirt 10k
- 6/19/2021 – Muddy Paws 10M & 5M and 2M Dog Run (VIP membership includes 2M Dog Run and 5M or 10M)
- 8/20/2021 – Down & Dirty 5M
- 9/11/2021 – Minnehaha 15k & 5k
- 10/23/2021 – Chippewa Creek Challenge Half Marathon
- 11/20/2021 – Dirty Dirty 15k
*Note: Not all DTS races have been approved. If any race, or the VIP program, 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.
Participating in a minimum of five events will automatically enter you in the series. You will receive an invitation to celebrate with us at the Dirty Party, be eligible for series awards, and receive one raffle ticket for every event you participated. Series points will be awarded based on your overall ranking and your age group ranking – by gender.
OVERALL SCORING BY GENDER
Events will be scored using a base of 50 points for a 1st place win, 49 for a 2nd place win, 48 for 3rd place, etc. Your highest 5 scores will be summed to determine your placement overall. Overall winners will not be eligible for age group awards (no double dipping). Top 3 overall will be recognized and receive Dirty Trail Series Awards at the Dirty Party.
AGE GROUP SCORING BY GENDER
Age groups will be scored by gender using a base of 10 points for a 1st place win, 9 for a 2nd place win, 8 for 3rd place, etc. Your highest 5 scores will be summed to determine your age group placement. Age groups are 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over. Top 1 in each age group will be recognized and receive Dirty Trail Series Awards at the Dirty Party.
DIRTY DIRTY SCORING
The final race in the series, Dirty Dirty, is weighted and points are multiplied by 1.5 for that event only
DIRTY AWARDS PARTY
Come out and celebrate the year in trail racing with free food, drinks, an awards ceremony, and a raffle like no other! This fun event takes place after Dirty Dirty, in the River Grove shelter at North Chagrin Reservation in the Cleveland Metroparks.
2018 AND PRIOR SERIES STANDINGS