Saturday, Sep 11, 2021
This Event Took Place Sat. Sep 11, 2021


The 7th Annual P.C.T.R (Pleasant Creek Trail Run), brought to you by the The Eastern Iowa Trail Alliance (a 501(C)(3) non profit, will take place Saturday, September 11th, 2021. There are 3 races; 15K, 30K, 45K. The 45K will start at 7:30am, the 30K/15K at 8:00am. Come see what this beautiful park has to offer! Plus we want you to join us for a post race cookout and beverages beginning at ~10am

Parking: follow instructions from volunteers - plenty of overflow parking available at the Pleasant Creek Beach parking lot - DO NOT park on grass you will get towed

Awards: Top (1) Female/Male finishers in each distance will receive awards

In addition, the top three (3) Female/Male finishers in the following age groups will receive awards
29 & under
*** The top finishers are not eligible for age group awards

Capacity: 300 Runners

Cash prize payout (plus free registration to next year) to top male/female overall winners.
45k $100
30k $75
15k $50
Break an event record in your distance/gender? $100 payout!

Course Description

P.C.T.R will be run on Pleasant Creek’s outer loop of the equestrian trail. The race will start near the playground park area north of of the beach parking lot.

All distances will run counter-clockwise this year and will exit the trail at the same location you entered to return to the start / finish line for each loop. If your race distance is 1 lap, you will finish at the start/finish line at the end of lap 1. If your race distance is 2 or 3 laps, you will cross the turn around point where the race started, and return to the trail running your second / third laps in the same direction as your first lap.

The course consists primarily of dirt and grass trails with small water crossings possible. The course has rolling hills but has produced some fast times. Please no strollers or pets are allowed on the course.

All are welcome to the park and to stay for post race activities.

Registration Details

Register online at: Ultrasignup Pleasant Creek Trail Run. On line registration closes for all events Friday, September 10th, 2020 at noon (11:59am).


Shirts can be purchased for $10 add-on and are only guaranteed for size through September 3rd, 2021. Optional add-ons for 2021 are TBD.

****No bib transfers or refunds****

If you move down in distance there are no refunds. You can increase your distance at any time prior to race day (on-line or through UltraSignUp).

****In the rare chance that we’re unable to hold the event at all within that time frame, we’ll do the very best to provide as much of a refund as possible to participants that want one. This is a small grassroots event and with there being money already spent on race day costs, there is only so much we’ll be able to do. We hope you understand and will register early to help us put on a great event

Packet Pickup

Tentatively: Friday, September 10th 5-8 P.M. at: Iowa Brewing Company located at 708 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids IA.

Pick up your race gear and stay for some local craft brew.

Race day packet pickup is available from 6:30 - 7:30 AM at the start/finish area.


Please patronize these businesses who support this trail run.
Iowa Brewing Company
Nerdwood by Aaron
Iowa Running Company
We Run
Culligan Water
Palo Savings Bank
SOKO Outfitters

Local time: 3:58 PM


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