Oklahoma’s Oldest Trail Run!! The Lake McMurtry Trail Race is proudly going into its 21st year. The race was started in 1999 by Earl Blewett. Earl saw the beauty of Lake McMurtry with its gorgeous scenery, soft, beginner friendly trail system, spectacular lake views, and reputation for having some of the best trails in the state of Oklahoma for running as well as mountain biking. In 2009 Earl turned the race over to the Tatur organization and its race director Ken Childress. Ken did a fantastic job of keeping the quality, history and tradition of the Lake McMurtry Trail Race alive. The Outlaw group began directing the run in 2019 who added their own flair, while keeping the tradition alive with the same great trails and entertaining aid stations.
Outlaw Trail Series
Complete all 5 trail runs in the Outlaw Trail Series (Outlaw, Lake McMurtry, Flower Moon, Dark and Dirty, and Thunderbird) and receive a cool plaque to recognize your achievement. Distance is not a factor (in other words, you can run the 5K or the 135mile). Virtual options do exist that allow runners to complete the series even if they are unable to attend an event in person. An Oklahoma shaped plaque with times and distances for all races engraved and hooks to hang the medals will make a nice Christmas arrival next year.
A variety of distances to choose from with offerings of 100K, 50K, 25K, 12K and 5K on single track, winding through the pines and along the shores of Lake McMurtry. This is a moderately difficult course, great for beginners and seasoned trail runners alike. The courses consist of a loop on the west side of the lake with the longer races utilizing an out and back to the east side of the lake as well. The 50K has about 1,500 feet of gain. The 100K comprises the 50K course twice. Please see the course maps in the pictures above or at our website (gpx files also available) at www.Outlaw100.com.
Aid/Water Stations and Distances
1. Water Station on north loop- 1.2 miles and 4 miles on return
2. North loop back to start/finish 5.2 miles (crew and drop bags)
3. Aid Station – 8 Miles and 28.25 (no crew, no drop bags)
4. Water Station below dam 10.25 miles and 25.8
5. Water Station – 12.25 miles and 23.75 on return
6. Aid Station – Burris road by East Pavilion 15.25 miles and 20.8 (crew and drop bags)
7. Start/Finish – 30.8 (crew and drop bags)
Unable to attend and still want to participate? Virtual options do exist that allow runners to obtain a coveted medal or complete the series even if they are unable to attend an event in person. We realize that other life obligations come up.
The cutoff for all distances is 18 hours.
Packet pick up will start at 6 am the day of the race. It will be set up at the west side pavilion at the Start/Finish.
Pictures will be available free with your registration!!
We work hard on our swag because we know you work hard for our swag!!! We do allow drop downs to receive the medal for the longest distance completed (but not qualify for place).
If you are currently active duty Military or a Veteran, we'd like to give our thanks by extending a 10% discount for your entry fee. Please message us at Outlaw 100 for the coupon code.
Outlaw events are meant to be amongst family and friends. As such, any parent entry will entitle one child (15 yo and under) to a free entry of same or lesser distance. We understand that registering all the kids gets expensive so here is a chance for the kids to get a great medal and T-shirt and to be active and healthy as a family. Please message us at Outlaw 100 for the coupon code.
Along with a T-shirt and the normal fun of volunteering, we would like to do more. It takes a community to put on quality races, but volunteers also need to be appreciated. The program will be as follows: Shifts are in 4-8 hour increments and you must sign up. If you volunteer for one shift at any of our races you will get 25% off registration for any of our future races. Distance is not a factor. So 4 shifts will be a free race.
The start/finish is at the Lake McMurtry West Recreation Area. Apple Maps doesn’t give accurate directions to this location so please use Google Maps or the directions below. The race is not at the East Recreation Area.
Lake McMurtry West Recreation Area(30285 Bronco Curve, Stillwater, OK 74075)
From Stillwater and the 177/51 junction, head west on highway 51 (W 6th Ave.). Turn North (right) on N. Cottonwood Road for 3 miles. Then west (left) on E0590 and north (right) on County road 160 and a right on Bronco Curve.
We have campsites reserved for camping at Lake McMurtry Friday night.
Stillwater offers a variety of hotel options. Airport options include Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City and the Tulsa International Airport.
Amazing food at the start/finish provided by Dirty Sanchez Cue and Brue Crue!!
Prior to the race, you may defer (for any reason) to any of our subsequent races. There will be no deferments after the race has occurred. It will be your responsibility to remind us of your deferment when registering. Contact us on messenger at Outlaw 100 to arrange deferments.
Transfers to a specified individual will be allowed but it is the responsibility of the registrant to name the recipient. The Outlaw race directors will not facilitate finding another runner or run contests (this is too time consuming).
Cancellation will only be in the event of extreme circumstances (inclement weather; local, state, or national emergency) and is at the race directors discretion. If for any reason the event has to be shut down due to extreme weather, natural disaster, etc… you will be pulled from the course or held at an aid station until you can be removed from the course. Please, no arguing if this should happen. It is for your own safety. If the race has to be cancelled, no refunds will be issued.
Under no circumstance will refunds be issued.
Please visit our website or Facebook event page for information on trail workdays.
Each runner is responsible or their own actions. It is crucial that you are physically and mentally prepared for the stresses of the race. We will utilize the local EMS services in case of a medical emergency. It is important for the runner to recognize the potential physical and mental stresses that may evolve from participation in this race. Each participant must continuously monitor his/herself and understand their limitations. Remember that you are responsible for your own well-being during this race.
Race Rules For Runners
1 Absolutely no littering!
2. You may not stash supplies along the course.
3. Any runner dropping out shall immediately notify the nearest aid station or race management at the start/finish area.
4. Runners accepting a ride for any reason are deemed out of the race and may not re-enter.
5. All runners will abide by the directions of race management.
6. Violations of any rule will be grounds for disqualification. Race Management reserves the right to bar any runner from competing in this and any future Outlaw races.
7. In the case of a tie, runners will be placed alphabetically.
8. All animals must be leashed at all times.
9. Decisions of Race Management are final.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are trekking poles allowed?
Local time: 10:22 PM
Are dogs allowed?
Yes, all dogs must be on a leash.
Do I have to run?
No, in fact many people walk or hike the entire race no matter the distance. You do not have to be fast to participate.
Please visit our website for further details www.outlaw100.com or contact us at Outlaw 100 on messenger. Also check out our facebook page Outlaw 100 for race updates and please “like” our page.