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 2022 DTS events
- An additional entry to Muddy Paws 2 Mile Dog Run (not scored for the series, no dog necessary to participate)
- An exclusive piece of VIP swag
- Special VIP race bib
- An invitation to the year-end Dirty Series Awards Party (includes lunch and raffle tickets)
2022 VIP MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS – Registration opens soon!
- VIP Membership including individual race swag – $
- Includes an exclusive piece of VIP swag, PLUS individual swag for each race
- VIP Membership without individual race swag – $
- Includes an exclusive piece of VIP swag but does NOT include swag for each race
2022 DIRTY TRAIL SERIES LINEUP
- 1/23/2022 – Dirty Snowflake 12k & 5k
- 2/13/2022 – Dirty Love 15k & 8k
- 3/26/2022 – Flirt with Dirt 10k
- 6/18/2022 – Muddy Paws 10M & 5M and 2M Dog Run (VIP membership includes 2M Dog Run and 5M or 10M)
- 8/19/2022 – Down & Dirty 5M
- 9/3/2022 – Minnehaha 15k & 5k
- 10/22/2022 – Chippewa Creek Challenge Half Marathon
- 11/19/2022 – 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 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 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 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