Atwood 10-mile/5K Trail Race
10-mile and 5K races
June 17, 2023
Click the above link for more information about the costs, aid stations, and other race information.
9500 Lakeview Rd Mineral City OH 44656
The Atwood Trail race will take you through all the great areas and trails of The Atwood Lake Park. You will start by running on the parks bike/hike trail and move onto the woodland trails of the park, from there you will go into some trails in a area we are sure you haven’t been before, from there you will loop through the campground area and back to the finish! We are also in a partnership with both the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District and The Buckeye Trail Association for these race series!!
The Muskingum River Watershed, which covers more than 8,000 square miles and drains into the Muskingum River, is the largest wholly contained watershed in the state of Ohio, covering about 20 percent of the state. The Muskingum River – which is formed by the confluence of the Tuscarawas and Walhonding rivers at Coshocton, OH – empties into the Ohio River at Marietta.
The system of reservoirs and dams in the watershed offers flood reduction and water conservation benefits to the region’s property owners and residents. The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD), a political subdivision of the State of Ohio, was responsible for the development of the reservoirs and dams. Today the MWCD is dedicated to providing the benefits of flood reduction, water conservation and recreational opportunities in the Muskingum River Watershed. To make a donation to the Muskingum Watershed.
The purpose of the Buckeye Trail Association is to promote the construction, maintenance, and use of a state-wide trail system, within the State of Ohio, to be supplemented with side trails, campsites, and other facilities, so as to render accessible some of the historical and beauty spots of the Buckeye State. The trail shall be primarily a footpath, but certain portions may be designated for use by horsemen and/or other non-motorized users. Said corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes co-extensive with the purposes set forth in Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law) including for such purposes the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under said Section.
The Buckeye Trail Association is a large, strong body of volunteers who maintain and promote the trail. Though the entire route is marked, the Buckeye Trail continues to change and improve. The BTA looks for ways to move road sections off the roads, and to upgrade those off-road sections to high quality trail. To make a donation to Buckeye Trail Association click here or become a member!!
Friday June 16th
6:00pm-8:00pm: Early packet pickup
Saturday June 17th
6:00am-7:45am: Race day packet pickup
7:45am : Final race instructions/ National Anthem
8:00am: 10 mile and 5k Race Start!
MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE COURSE, AID STATIONS, AND MORE, MAY BE FOUND AT THE REGISTRATION PAGE.