Black Warrior-Phillip Parker Memorial Trail Runs


Feb 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Black Warrior-Phillip Parker Memorial Trail Runs

Brushy Lake Day Use Area

Double Springs AL, 35553


Entry Fee $20
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $60
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 25K
  • 50K
  • 5M
  • 5M

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 225

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2006


The race starts and finishes at the Brushy Lake Recreational Area. The first 2.6 miles will be on gravel road then the next 26 miles will be on scenic, single track trail. It will finish with 2.8 more miles on gravel road. The 26 miles of single track trail will follow the 3 horse trail loops in the wildlife management area; The Key Mill Loop, The Brushy Loop, and The Pine Torch Loop.
The course contains rolling hills the entire way. There are no major climbs but some moderately challenging sections. Two bridges have been built, so creek crossings are at a minimum. The course will be open for 10 hours.

Entry Fees: $50 – For 50k, 50k Relay, and 25k. $20 – Five mile race
Prices go up to $60 on 50k, Relay, and 25k on October 1st. 5 mile race goes to $30.

$3 of your entry fee goes to the National Forest service for parking but does not include camping.

For additional information call: (256)303-1848-Jay Baxter

Runners may pick-up their packet the morning of the race at the start/finish area of the Brushy Lake Recreational Area at 7:00 a.m.

If you are at Brushy Lake the day before, we will have the packets there then also from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
We also will have free food at this time.

Free 5 Mile run for race workers – Get a free shirt and all the food you can eat!!!

All runners will receive a shirt and a lot of free mud that you can carry home with you.


No photos available.


Past Event Dates

Held on Feb 15, 2020

Held on Feb 16, 2019

Held on Feb 10, 2018

Held on Feb 11, 2017

Held on Feb 12, 2016

Held on Feb 21, 2015

Held on Feb 15, 2014

Held on Feb 16, 2013

Held on Feb 18, 2012

Held on Feb 19, 2011

Held on Feb 20, 2010

Held on Feb 21, 2009

Held on Feb 16, 2008

Held on Feb 17, 2007

Held on Feb 18, 2006