The Stone House 50/50 at Salt Fork State Park in Cambridge, Ohio is the Midwest premier trail run festival for the whole family. Runners, Hikers, and Ruckers of all types are sure to find the challenge that’s right for them as our trail festival features 3 exciting trail races through the breathtaking wooded acres of Salt Fork State Park.
The weekend of trail events hits the starting line on Friday evening with a *free* Family 5K trail event and peaks with a 50 miler, and various distances in between. Salt Fork State Park is known for its sightings of Big Foot, and after 3 days of trails you will know why! The prime trail feature of the weekend is the 50/50 challenge (50 Miler Saturday/50K Sunday) and the Triple Play (Running all 3 days).
Options to participate include running, hiking or rucking the weekend of trail runs as an individual or you can tackle it with friends, relay style. The relay will be a looped event, with each runner completing multiple loops which collectively will achieve the distance target. Along with the beauty of Salt Fork State Park, join the festivities throughout the weekend. Lace up your trail running shoes and come hit the trail with us!
SIGN UP FOR INDIVIDUAL EVENTS OR FOR A SERIES OF RACES
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
MAY 20 – 22, 2022
Friday Evening, May 20: *Free* 5K Trail Run (Family Friendly)
Saturday, May 21: 50 Miler (Individual & Team), 20 Miler, 10 Miler
Individual: 10 Miler, 20 miler, 50 Miler trail runs
Relay: 50 Miler (Team of 4)
Sunday, May 22: 50K, 10 Miler trail runs
Individual: 50K, 10 Miler
Relay Team: 50K (Team of 2)
Full Event Details
Volunteer Sign Up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45afa728abfdc16-theamerican
TRAIL RACE #1: 5K *FREE* TRAIL RUN
Local time: 2:48 AM
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.
Kick-off the weekend festival on Friday evening with a 5K on the 1 mile looped Big Buck trail, it will get those legs firing for another couple days of the permanently marked 10.4 mile loop at Salt Fork State Park. This trail run is *FREE* and open to all participants and family members.
TRAIL RACE #2: 50 MILER (INDIVIDUAL & TEAM), 20 MILER, 10 MILER
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022 AT 6:00 A.M.
On Saturday, the trail runs will begin right outside the Salt Fork Lodge with a counterclockwise run on the 10.4 mile trail. The rolling trail will feature over 1,100 feet in elevation gain and a scenic view of the wooded terrain of Salt Fork State Park and alongside Salt Fork Lake. Locals will tell you that the legendary Big Foot has been seen numerous times along the trails. Don’t be alarmed if you see Big Foot, chances are that you can outrun it!
50 Miler Relay Team
•The 50 Miler team event will be a relay event. Each individual will be required to run at least one complete loop, to have a qualified time.
•Each of the 4 participants will be required to complete and hand off the timing chip to the next participant in the start/finish aid station area.
•ALL 4 participants should run the 5th and final lap. (Injury exceptions will be handled on a case-by-case basis to ensure a qualified time.)
TRAIL RACE #3: 50K (INDIVIDUAL & TEAM), 10 MILER
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2022 AT 7:00 A.M.
If you weren’t successful the prior day with a sighting of Big Foot, it is highly encouraged you to head out on Sunday morning to take another look, but this time clockwise on the same course. You can take on the trail as an individual or form a team to take on the 50K.
50K Relay Team
•The 50K team event will be a relay event. Each individual will be required to run at least one complete loop, to have a qualified time.
•Each participant will be required to complete and hand off the timing chip to the next participant in the start/finish aid station area.
•BOTH participants should run the 3rd and final lap. (Injury exceptions will be handled on a case-by-case basis to ensure a qualified time.)