About the event
Trail Fest is for everyone! Join us for a weekend of celebrating Patapsco Valley State Park! The weekend features many different events including mountain biking, climbing, paddling, hiking, and the trail runs on Sunday. Come camp, eat, drink, explore and enjoy!
Camping is offered at registration checkout for $10. This includes tent/car camping for Saturday night. RVs are not allowed and there are no hookups for electricity or water.
Mountain Club of Maryland will lead two spectacular hikes of 5 and 8 miles. There is no charge for hikes, kids under 14 will receive an event shirt.
Adults can purchase shirts, meal and beer tickets and register for camping at check out.
Hikers should wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots. No flip-flops, please! Pace for the hikes will be appropriate for novice to experienced hikers. Family groups encouraged. A water bottle or two, hat and sunscreen are highly encouraged. Hikes will be lead by members of the Mountain Club of Maryland, a local organization of hikers and trail maintainers."
What you get:
*Well marked course, with heavily stocked aid stations and volunteers
*Tech-material event shirt (UnderArmour, Brooks, etc.)
*Unique finishers medal for all running events
*Food truck ticket for your choice of post-race meal.
*2 beer tickets for craft brews
*Free s'mores campfire party presented by REI on Saturday night
*Opportunity to camp on site Friday & Saturday night
The marathon course will be a 26.8 mile course with 2888 feet of elevation gain! There will be a 5 Aid stations providing support during the run as well as 2 river crossings!
13._ Half Marathon
The Half Marathon course will be a 13.? mile course with 1313 feet of elevation gain! There will be aid stations providing support during the run as well as 2 river crossings!
11k Trail Run
The 11k run is a fun and great way for kids and adults alike to run on the same great trails as everyone else! The loops features 6.7 miles of trail with 665 feet of elevation gain! 11k runners will get a running tech shirt and finishers medal.
1 Mile Kids Fun Run
There will be a FREE 1 mile trail run for kids! Registration is day-of only. Kids will get an awesome finishers medal!
6k Trail Run
Just added, the 6k trail distance will feature single track fun at a shorter distance! Come back for course map later!
Local time: 5:02 AM