Wild Thangs Trail Series

This week marks the kick off of our second year of the Wild Thangs Trail Series. If you didn’t get to participate last year, we want to let you know a little more about our summer series. There are 4 races total in the series with both short and long race distances. Starting in June and finishing in August, these 4 races are designed to be competitive, help runners increase their race distances through the hot summer months, and most of all be a ton of fun. Enjoy the lovely views of Monte Sano featuring beautiful bluffs, gorgeous climbs and exciting creek crossings. 

If you are new to trails this is a great way to jump in. Even if you are an experienced trail runner, this series provides an opportunity to work on some shorter distances. Each race features a shorter and longer distance so that runners have the opportunity to compete at whatever distance they prefer. The Big Foot 5k/10k is sold out but the remainder of the races still have openings!

Take a look at each of the Wild Thangs Races. 

Big Foot 5k/10k-SOLD OUT!

Saturday, June 22


Jackalope 4mi/8mi-SIGN UP HERE

Saturday, July 13


Skunk Ape 5mi/10mi- SIGN UP HERE

Saturday, August 3

Skunk Ape

Chupacabra 10k/Half Marathon-SIGN UP HERE

Saturday, August 24








Another signature thing about the series is some of the cool race swag you get along with participation. Check out a sneak peak at this year's Big Foot medal and participant t-shirt. 



This year we also have a special guest. Musician, Hew Tyler will be performing at each of our Wild Thangs Races! Come join us starting this weekend, June 22 for some fun in the trails and a good time to follow. 


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