TRail Running Festival | 2018

BTA/BOLT will host its second Trail Running Festival on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 665 Main Street in West Boxford. Festivities will include a fun morning of races, music, cookout, awards ceremony, free raffle and Ipswich Ale’s “Tapmobile”.

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Register

Registration now open online with the North Shore Timing Company.  Online registration ends October 18, 2018.

Registration fees increase $5 on August 1.

Race day registration: 8:00 am - 9:30 am at race site.
Pre-registration packet pickup: Oct. 20, New England Running Company, 43 Enon Street, Beverly, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Race day packet pick-up: 8:00 am - 9:30 am at race site.

Activities

  • Cookout, awards ceremony, DJ music by Dance Music Express, free raffle.

  • Long sleeve race shirts guaranteed to first 100 entrants before October 1.

  • Timing and results: chip timing for the 5K, 10K, and 20K runs by North Shore Timing Company. Results will be posted at the race and online.

  • Portable toilets on site

  • Although we are dog lovers, NO DOGS will be allowed on the premises.

  • Parking: there will be several parking areas on Lake Shore Rd. and on Main St., directed by parking attendants. Car pooling is appreciated.

  • Pictures: there will be a photographer on course and at the finish line. A link to photos will be posted on line.

  • Volunteer opportunities: if you would like to help out, please contact Priscilla Welch at (978) 808-5054 or pwelch@danforthcarey.com.

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Tapmobile

Ipswich Ale's "Tapmobile" beer will be $5.00 and root beer will be $2.00.

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Race Shirts

Long sleeve race shirts guaranteed to first 100 registrants before October 1.

Distances

1K Kids Fun Run (children participating in the 1K Fun Run will be limited to this event), 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run and 20K run. (The 20K run is part of the 2018 North Shore Endurance Trail Series hosted by New England Running Company and Salomon.)

1K Fun Run

Start time: 9:00 am
Entry fee: $15 before August 1; $20 August 1 to race day
Ages: 5 - 10 years

Children participating in the Fun Run will be limited to this event. (A parent may accompany the child during the Fun Run at no charge.) Race course: through beautiful pastures on carriage paths.

Awards will be handed out immediately after the Fun Run. Every Fun Run participant will receive a medal. Awards will be presented to the first female and male finisher.

 

5K Walk / 5K Run

Start time: 10:00 am
Entry fee: $20 before August 1; $25 August 1 to race day
Ages: Minimum age is 5 years.

Walkers and runners start at the same time, walkers should start in the back. The 5K race course will share the same finish line as the 10K and 20K races. The course is made up of carriage paths through beautiful pastures, forests, hills, and single and double track trails which have some roots and small rocks. There will be several water stops.

Awards: 5K run awards will be presented immediately after the completion of that run. Awards for the 5K run will be given to first place overall male and female and division awards will be given to the first, second, and third place male and female in each 10 year category as follows: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 +
 

10K Run

Start time: 10:00 am
Entry fee: $30 before August 1; $35 August 1 - race day
Ages: Minimum age is 5 years.

The 10K race course will share the same finish line as the 5K and 20K races. The course is made up of carriage paths through beautiful pastures, forests, hills, and single and double track trails which have some roots and small rocks.
There will be several water stops.
Awards: 10K run awards will be presented after the presentation of the 5K awards and when most of the 10K runners have finished. Awards for the 10K Run will be given to first place overall male and female and division awards will be given to the first, second, and third place male and female in each 10 year category as follows: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 +
 

20K Run

Start time: 9:40 am
Entry fee: $35 before August 1; $40 August 1 to race day
Ages: Minimum age is 5 years.

The 20K race course will share the same finish line as the 5K and 10K races. The course is made up of carriage paths through beautiful pastures, forests, hills, and single and double track trails which have some roots and small rocks. There will be several water stops.

Awards: 20K run awards will be presented after the presentation of the 10K run awards and when most of the 20K runners have finished. Awards for the 20K run will be given to first place overall male and female and division awards will be given to the first, second, and third place male and female in each 10 year category as follows: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 +

Many thanks to our Sponsors for helping to make this a successful event!

     ABT Yoga of Topsfield

      Alfalfa Farm Winery – Topsfield

Bernardin Law Firm

Bertucci’s - Beverly

BJ’s Wholesale Club

Boxford Community Store

Boxford Topsfield Dental Care

Brooke Bailey Development

Butcher Boy Market

Central Cooling and Heating

Clark Care

CMC Design

The Colbert Family

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Costco Wholesale

Country Motors

Crosby’s

Curves of Topsfield

Danforth/Carey & Co., Inc.

Dawson’s True Value Hardware

Dawson’s True Value Hardware of Topsfield

Dawn’s Sign Tech

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Dole and Bailey

Essex County Co-Op

Essex County OB/GYN

Fantini Bakery

Fitness Together - Topsfield

Flatbread Company - Georgetown

Carol Fugere

Grounds Corp. Landscaping

Home Depot

Institution For Savings

Ipswich Ale Brewer’s Table

Market Basket

Maison Esthetique Christiane Bourque Spa

New England Running Company

NE Window Source

Ninety Nine Restaurant- North Andover

Nunan Florist and Greenhouses

Olive Garden- Peabody

Osteria Peppino Pizza

Paisley Farm

Pentucket Bank

Ponte Vecchio Restaurant

REI

Serentee Restaurant Group

Dave and Jayne Smallman

Smartwool

Soloway/Schwartz

Stonyfield Organic Yogurt

Stop and Shop

Supino’s Restaurant

Teddie Natural Peanut Butter

The Bicycle Shop of Topsfield

The Loft/ Joe Fish

Texas Roadhouse- Danvers

Trader Joe’s

William R. Cargill Insurance