Northern Trails Marathon and 10 Miler

About

Northern Trails is back for its seventh year in 2021 and we are excited!  This early spring trail race is one of the most beautiful trail races in the Piedmont, and is a great beginner race for trail runners, an awesome prep race for those preparing for an Ultra, and a perfect A race for those looking to hit the trails hard for a fast time!

Come on out and enjoy the trails along Lake Brandt and Lake Townsend with us!  This race will again be a part of the Trivium Mega Medal Series, and a part of the Trivium Racing Series.

Sponsors

     

Details

When and Where

Saturday March 13th, 2021

Northern Guilford High School
7101 Spencer Dixon Rd.
Greensboro , NC 27214

Parking

Parking for this event will be available on site at Northern Guilford High School. Even better, you don’t need to worry about your bags or keys because Fleet Feet will be there to hold onto your goodies while you race!

Schedule of Events

Early Packet Pick-Up & Registration:

Race Day – March 13th:
  • 7:00am – 8:30am – Race-Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up
  • 8:30 am – Marathon Race Start
  • 8:50 am – 10 Mile Race Start (note:  we are  starting the 10 Mile race 20 minutes after the Marathon to reduce congestion on the trails.  We will keep 10 miler registration open until 8:30 for this reason)
  • 3:30 pm – Course Closes

Entry Fees

Event Through Oct 31st Through Jan 15th  Through Race Day
Marathon $55/$45* $65/$45* $70/$58*
Ten Miler $38/$32* $43/$32* $48/$39*
Virtual** $28 $28 $28 (registration closes 3/10)

* If you are not interested in a medal or race shirt, and just want to race an amazing event please choose the economy package for a discounted event cost.

**Want to complete the whole Mega Medal, but you’re going to miss one of the races? Select the Virtual Race option and complete the race distance on your own time. Send us confirmation that you did so by race day and we will have your race packet (shirt, medal, and bib) available for pick up after race day!

What You Get With Your Registration

Regular Registration
  • Custom race shirt (shirts are only guaranteed for registrations made more than 2 weeks before race day)
  • Medals: This race is the second race in the Mega Medal series of 2020!  All 7 medals will connect to make one giant medal!
  • Live splits on the race course
  • Aid along course and multiple aid stations
  • Live results and timing
  • Post-race food and beverages
  • Points towards The Trivium Running Series
    • Double points for the Marathon!
  • Points towards The Trivium Club Cup Championship
2020 Shirt Design 2020 Mega Medal!
   
Economy Registration
  • Custom race shirt (shirts are only guaranteed for registrations made more than 2 weeks before race day) 
  • Medals: This race is the second race in the Mega Medal series of 2020!  All 7 medals will connect to make one giant medal!  
  • Live splits on the race course
  • Aid along course and multiple aid stations
  • Live results and timing
  • Post-race food and beverages
  • Points towards The Trivium Running Series
    • Double points for the Marathon!
  • Points towards The Trivium Club Cup Championship

Awards

  • Finisher medals to everyone who completes the trail marathon and ten miler
  • Awards to the top 3 overall males and females in the trail marathon and ten miler
  • Marathon: Awards to the top 3 males and females in the following age groups : 19 and under, 20- 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
    • Top 3 overall male and female Ruckers
      • Ruckers will be preweighed prior to the race.
        • Ruckers Under 150 lbs must have a backpack with 20 lbs
        • Ruckers Over 150 Lbs must have a backpack with 30 lbs
  • Ten Miler: Awards to the top 3 males and females in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69,70+
    • Top 3 overall male and female Ruckers
      • Ruckers will be preweighed prior to the race.
        • Ruckers Under 150 lbs must have a backpack with 20 lbs
        • Ruckers Over 150 Lbs must have a backpack with 30 lbs

Maps

Course Maps

    After taking 2019 off on a new course we were back to our original course in 2020.  This course is measured with a wheel and GPS. Most GPS on the marathon will come out to 23.9 to 25.1 for course distance.  Remember that GPS are inaccurate in the woods.  We measure using both tools to get a 26.2 mile course for you!

    Aid Stations:

    Mile Marker Available Aid
    4.25 Water/Gatorade, Salt Tablets
    8.2 Water, GU gels
    13.1 Water/Gatorade, Granola Bars, Pretzels, Fruit Cups
    16 Water, GU, Coke
    21.85 Water/Gatorade, Salt Tablets

    Northern Trails 10 Miler: This is a great out and back course.   We will be using different sections of the Bill Craft trail on the southern portion to reduce congestion on the return trip for runners!

    Aid Stations
    Mile Marker Available Aid
    4.25 Water/Gatorade, Salt Tablets
    5.75 Water/Gatorade, Salt Tablets

Rules

Rules & Guidelines

In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined. Information will be available on the race website.

Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason will be issued for this event within 30 days of the event start date. Earlier than 30 days before the event, a request may be made for a 50% refund (this will be 50% of entry fee, excluding any processing fees). Entries CANNOT be transferred or deferred to another event or year. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to this refund policy. To request a refund, please contact us on our Contact page and select “Registration” as the reason for your message.

Transfer policy: Entries can be transferred to another individual for a $5 transfer fee. T-shirt size will not be changeable. Entries CANNOT be transferred or deferred to another event or year. To request a transfer, please contact us on our Contact page and select “Registration” as the reason for your message.