This Event Took Place Sat. Apr 26, 2014

Are You Ready for the 2015 Redbud Trail Challenge?

Did you enjoy the OWBC Redbud Trail Challenge in 2014? Well, for 2015 we're adding a new 20K Distance to the 10K and 5K that we had last year. We also are making a number of improvements to the trail as well as improvements in our timing, results, and much more. If you liked it last year, you will LOVE it this year!

OWBC RedBud Trail Challenge - May 2, 2015

Note: We've moved our registration page. To learn more about and sign up for the 2015 OWBC Redbud Trail Challenge, simply click on this link. The Redbud Trail Challenge is a Trail Hike/Run to benefit Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp (OWBC). Bring the whole family to participate and choose between a 5K, 10K, or the new 20K course. It will be run on OWBC's lovely 600 acre forested property located in the hills of Southeast Ohio. The trail will go through 2 primitive campsites (the 5K will go through 1 campsite) which the boys built and where they reside. A few more unique features are crossing the 68' span Nehemiah suspension bridge, the beautiful springtime forest lush with Redbud and Dogwood blossoms, and huge boulders alongside the trail. There will be 3 refreshment/first aid stations (1 on the 5K course) spread out over the course of the trail. The 10K trail is strenuous and has over 1,700' of elevation gain and is approximately 30% single track and 70% old logging trails. The 20K trail will be twice around the 10K course and is not for the faint of heart. The 5K is a bit less rugged for those who want the fun of hiking in the woods, but not the difficulty and length of the 10K and 20K. All participants who register before April 18, 2015 will receive a T-shirt and a wooden award plaque. After the event, hang around with your family and friends while enjoying a scrumptious meal for the whole family. All proceeds from the race will support the mission of Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp, a nonprofit organization helping troubled boys and their families find new hope. Register today and help us help boys. Hope to see you on the trail.

The Camp...

Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp is a nonprofit organization operated from a Christian ethos and value system and exists to help bring healing to troubled boys and their families. The Camp is open to all interested families without regard to race, ethnic origin, religious creed, or economic status. Funds generated from this event and other contributions provide a scholarship for families in need who are unable to provide the needed tuition. For more information about Camp, visit us on the web at

Local time: 8:18 PM


Larry Kauffman
Race Director

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