The Dirty Trail Series, presented by Salomon, is a short trail running race series for Northeast Ohio. The series features races in the best parks across the region.
BECOME A DIRTY VIP MEMBER
Note: Dirty VIP registration is now closed for 2020
Purchase a Dirty Trail Series VIP Membership and receive the following benefits:
- Entry to all 9 2020 DTS events valued at over $400
- An additional entry to Muddy Paws 2 Mile Dog Run (not scored for the series, no dog necessary to participate).
- An exclusive Dirty VIP piece of high quality swag.
2020 VIP swag will be an Ogio Endurance Nexus 1/4 Zip Pullover in your choice of colors.
- Custom VIP bibs with your choice of personalization.
- An invitation to the year-end series award party including lunch and a raffle ticket for each race you run.
Membership without individual race swag – $255
This includes VIP Salomon swag but NOT the advertised swag for each individual race.
Membership including individual race swag – $325
This includes VIP Salomon swag AND the advertised swag for each individual race.
2020 DIRTY TRAIL SERIES LINEUP
You can view details about each race included in the series by clicking on the race name below.
- 1/12/20 – Dirty Snowflake 12k
- 2/9/20 – Dirty Love 15k & 8k (8k is not scored for the series)
- 8/29/20 – Muddy Paws 10M/5M/2M Dog Run (VIP membership includes 2M Dog Run and 5M or 10M) – canceled for 2020
- 9/26/20 – Flirt with Dirt 10k
- 10/24/20 – Chippewa Creek Challenge Half Marathon
- 11/07/20 – Leave No Trace Half Marathon
- 11/08/20 – Minnehaha 10k
- 11/21/20 – Down & Dirty 5M
- 12/19/20 – Dirty Dirty 15k
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 race you ran.
SERIES SCORING AND AWARDS
Each race (except the Dirty Snowflake Prediction Run), as well as the overall series, will have the following awards for male and female: Top 3 overall male and female, then 1st place in the following 5-year age groups: 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, and 75+. Overall winners will not be eligible for age group awards (i.e., no double-dipping).
For the series, you will score points overall and in your age group based on your placement in the event. Events will be scored using a base of 200 points for a 1st place win, 199 for a 2nd place win, 198 for 3rd place, etc. Your highest 5 scores will be summed to determine your placement overall and by age group. Overall winners will not be eligible for age group awards (no double dipping). 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. The final race in the series, Dirty Dirty, is weighted and points are multiplied by 1.5 for that event only! The top 3 overall and top 1 per age group will be recognized and receive Dirty Trail Series Awards at the Dirty Party.
DIRTY AWARDS PARTY
Note: The Dirty Awards Party has been canceled for 2020
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 the final race, Dirty Dirty 15k, in the River Grove shelter at North Chagrin Reservation in the Cleveland Metroparks.