Registration is Open to Run the Crater June 1st!

Posted: May 2, 2019

DECORAH, IOWA – Run a 50K / 25K / 10K / 5K or kids 1Mi in a 470 million year old crater – 5 routes offer a gnarly challenge when you sign up for one of Decorah’s Driftless Discovery Trail Runs.

The 6th annual, Driftless Discovery Trail Run on June 1st, 2019 happens within the trail systems of Barnhart-Van Peenen, Palisades, Ice Cave Hill and Dunning Spring Parks. Those with a strong desire, craving, or undeniable urge to run trails will experience up to 5,500’ of total elevation gain. Sought after spoils are raffled off post-race thanks to The Decorah Hatchery, PIVO Brewery, Body Logics, Hibbett Sports, The Sugar Bowl and other supporters. Seriously, of all the paths you might take in life, make sure a few of them are the dirt trails of Decorah. You won’t regret it.

All 25K / 50K runners must register at by May 30th, NO exceptions. Stop by the Decorah Hatchery on Friday, May 31st between 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., register online or the day of to enter the 1M, 5K, or 10K. Proceeds benefit the Northeast Iowa Montessori School [NEIM], Decorah Park & Rec, and Decorah Human Powered Trails.

Contact the Kelly or Scott Searcy if you are interested in volunteering for this event. | 516.732.5751

LACE UP & GET LOST, it’s a vacation you don’t have too pay much for.

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