On Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail. Start at mile post 0 at the Rt 605 Trailhead, run just past mile post 15.5, then back to the finish at mile post 0.
From Start to Mile 4.0 - From Start to Lambs Creek Church Rd, some crushed stone and rails are still in place. Section between Lambs Creek Church Rd has crushed stone and pine needles. Nicest part of trail with pine tree canopy.
For Miles 4.0 to 8.1 - Parts of the trail is crushed stone. Other parts of the trail has 1 inch stone gravel in most of this section. Large stone gravel is hard on your feet. A few railroad ties are still in the ground.
For Miles 8.1 to 10.8 - Starting out of Indian Town, trail is crush stone. Then changes to 1 inch stone and some grassy areas. Mile 10.9 goes under Rt 218.
For Miles 10.9 to 12.5 - Rail ties were removed from this section of trail in summer of 2011. Surface in areas is loose one inch gravel that has not been packed down. A few overgrown parts.
For Miles 12.5 to 15.5 - Rail ties were removed from this section of the trail in summer of 2011. This section is the worst part of the trail. Lumpy and overgrown in parts
For Miles 15.5 to 18.5 - Reverse of Miles 12.5 to 15.5
For Miles 18.5 to 20.1 - Reverse of Miles 10.9 to 12.5
For Miles 20.1 to 22.9 - Reverse of Miles 8.1 to 10.9
For Miles 22.9 to 27.0 - Reverse of Miles 4.0 to 8.1
For Miles 27.0 to Finish - Reverse of Miles Start to 4.0
Aid Station 1 (Start) - Bring your own
Aid Stations 2, 3 & 4 - Each runner will receive 1 liter of bottled Water
Aid Station 5 (Finish) - Bottled Water, bottled Gatorade, canned Soda, prepackaged snacks (chips, cookies, fruit cups)
Runners may leave a drop bag for access
at Indiantown and Wal-Mart Aid Stations.
Runners should leave their drop bag at
the designated location at the start line
between 5:30 and 6:00am on race day. Drop bags
may be picked up at Wal-Mart until 10:30am and
Indiantown until 1pm and will be returned
to Rt 605 by 1:45pm.
To reduce the number of people on the course, NO Crews, Pacers and Spectators will be allowed.
Any participant receiving on course aid from other than the aid stations or drop bags will be disqualified from awards.