Lake Macbride Trail Races

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Jul 23, 2023 at 7:00 AM

Lake Macbride Trail Races

Lake Macbride Road NE

Solon IA, 52333


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Entry Fee $50
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $70
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 25K
  • 50K

Type: Ultra

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

First Year of the Event: 2023


Carrying on the tradition of wonderful races run around Lake Macbride, this is a moderately challenging, one or two looped course event focused on some of the best trails at beautiful Lake Macbride State Park, the largest State Park in Iowa.

Course Description
This event starts and finishes at the Macbride Spillway parking area. Runners will start by running the North Loop, which is mainly crushed limestone trails adjacent to the Lake. These early miles will lead to an out and back on the North Shore trail where the first aid station is located. Then things start to get technical on the North Snowmobile trails. This will lead back to the start/finish aid station, before crossing the dam for the first Spillway crossing and the South Loop. The South loop will provide runners with a variety of terrain, as there is single track, prairie, and some fun hills to keep things interesting. The final aid station will be at the Anglers Point lot, before the return trip back to cross the Spillway a second time, and finish the loop! 50k runners will then go back to have some more fun on a second loop!

It is important to note that runners that were familiar with the previous race that was run at Lake Macbride, will find a very different course than had been run for the last decade of that event. The planned LMTR route is nearly all on trails and avoids running on any major sections of road/highway.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Jul 23, 2023

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