Run the historic Chisholm Trail. All paved course, mostly flat and fast. USATF sanctioned and certified for marathon and half. Finisher medals for all races. Large “I LIKE IKE” medals for age brackets 1,2,3 in all races. Overall medals & cash prizes each race. Packet pickup 2-9 p.m. April 7 and 5:30-6:30 raceday. Aid stations each mile, portapots every 3 miles. Pancake and sausage brunch. This event is chip timed by Manhattan Running Co. Each participant will have a picture taken as they cross the finish line and will be able to find them on the online results within a couple days after the event. This event also benefits 16 local non-profits.
Pounding the pavement is great and all, but there’s something to be said for single track. And at Randolph State Park, just a little ways north of Manhattan, Kansas, you’ll find some of the best (and most technical) single track trails in the MHK area. The fall colors and panoramic views of Tuttle Creek Lake and the Flint Hills make for a perfectly lovely romp through the woods. But with roller coaster hills, dizzying switchbacks, and sometimes rocky footing, it’s no walk in the park… and Randolph will try its best to take its revenge.
All entrants receive a soft-style long sleeve t-shirt, and all finishers get a Randolph’s Revenge tall boy pint glass… and yep, we’ll have plenty of cold drinks at the finish line to fill ’em up. We’ll also have a post-race brunch for runners: biscuits ‘n gravy, Varsity Donuts, and fresh fruit.