The Dirty Trail Series features races from 5k to half marathon distances on hiking and bridle trails in some of the best parks in Northeast Ohio. Runners, hikers, ruckers, walkers… everybody is welcome!
2024 DIRTY TRAIL SERIES LINEUP
DIRTY VIP EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS
- Entry to all 2024 Dirty Trail Series events
- An additional entry to Muddy Paws 2 Mile Dog Run
- 10% off shoes for the entire year at Vertical Runner
- Swag for each race
- Special VIP race bib
- Invitation to the Dirty Series Awards Party (includes lunch and raffle)
- $425 value for $325 (Save $100!) – pro-rated after each race
HOW TO BECOME A DIRTY VIP
2024 registration is open!
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 in. 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 totaled 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 29 & under, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69. 70 & over. Top 1 in each age group will be recognized and receive Dirty Trail Series Awards at the Dirty Party. Age is determined by the participant’s age at the last race – Dirty Dirty.
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 SERIES 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