Oct 22, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Tecumseh Trail Challenge

4600 Yellowwood Rd

Nashville IN, 47448


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Entry Fee $20
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $100
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 10K
  • 13.1M
  • 26.2M
  • 50K

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 700

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 85%

First Year of the Event: 2003

Men's Record: 3:10:38 Howard Harrell (2003)

Women's Record: 3:57:11 Martha Jaworski (2003)


The Tecumseh Trail Challenge course provides a demanding route in Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests, during the beautiful autumn colors of South-central Indiana. A major portion of the 40-mile Tecumseh Trail is used for the race course. Participants in the 50k and Marathon will be shuttled by bus from the Yellowwood Lake area to the starting line, near the Morgan-Monroe State Forest office.

The trail surface varies from narrow forest trail to wide fire road, gravel, dirt, and paved roads. Several up and downhills of 200-300’ elevation are along the course, along with many smaller hills. The total ascent is approximately 3500’ for the marathon. See the elevation profile for more information.

Participants may run or walk, but must maintain at least an 18-minute per mile average through the hilly terrain. Finish line timing and support will end at 6 pm (8 hours for marathon, 9 for 50k). The field is limited to 700 total runners or 200 per distance, due to logistics. Please Note: Dogs are not permitted on the course.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 22, 2022

Held on Oct 23, 2021

Held on Oct 24, 2020

Held on Oct 26, 2019

Held on Oct 27, 2018

Held on Oct 28, 2017

Held on Oct 29, 2016

Held on Oct 24, 2015

Held on Oct 25, 2014

Held on Dec 06, 2013

Held on Dec 01, 2012

Held on Dec 03, 2011

Held on Dec 04, 2010

Held on Dec 05, 2009

Held on Dec 06, 2008

Held on Dec 01, 2007

Held on Dec 02, 2006

Held on Dec 03, 2005

Held on Dec 04, 2004

Held on Dec 06, 2003

Held on Nov 17, 2001