2023 Topo Trail Marathon Races...


Quarter Marathon :
: Quarter Marathon
Half Marathon :
: Run 13.1 Miles
Marathon :
: Run 26.2 Miles
  • Race Date: Sunday, December 3, 2023
  • Address: 3294 Elklick Road
  • City/State/Zip:Bethel, Ohio 45103
  • Country: USA

_ The 2023 Topo Trail Marathon Races:

Topo Trail Marathon Weekend Schedule

Saturday, December 2
Racer Packet Pickup (last minute registration) -- 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
at Buckeye Running in Anderson

Sunday, December 3
Packet Pick Up (no race day registration) -- 7:00 am to 8:30 am
Pre Race Meeting -- 8:45 am
Race Start (all races) -- 9:00 am
Race Cutoff -- 3:00pm
      racers will not be permitted to start any lap after 3pm

About the race

The Topo Trail Marathon will be held on the East Fork State Park mountain bike trails. There will be a 6.55 mile (Quarter) race, a 13.1 mile (Half) race, and a 26.2 mile (Full) race, something for everyone!
The course will be a 6.55 mile loop, 100% on singletrack.  1 lap for the Quarter, 2 laps for the Half, and 4 laps for the Full. Waterstops at mile 2, mile 4.5, and mile 6.55.

The waterstop at the start/finish will be fully stocked with water, Gatorade, bananas, and salty snacks.  All other aid stations will have water and Gatorade only.


Quarter: $30
Half: $45
Full: $70
The entry fee includes professional chip timing, portable restrooms, long sleeve race t shirt (t-shirt deadline is November 20), pint glass, and finisher medal


Finisher Medal for all finishers

Prize money: (marathon only, if registration reaches 100 or more racers)

1st male and first female: $125

2nd male and 2nd female: $75

3rd male and 3rd female: $50

Directions to East Fork State Park

Take I275 to the Route 125 exit.  Go East on Route 125 for approx. 10 miles to the East Fork State Park main entrance (Do not follow signs to the Campground).  Turn Left on S. Bantam Road, turn left into the park and turn left again onto Park Road 2.  Follow Park Road 2, the Indian Mound Picnic Area will be on your right.

A block of rooms at a local hotel will be available closer to the race

There are also several motels at the SR125 exit off of I-275, about 15 miles from the start/finish.
Motel Beechmont - 513-752-1800

Comfort Inn and Suites - 513-947-0100

East Fork State Park also has a full service campground, visit the park website for campground information
Any additional information regarding the race will be posted on this website as the race date gets closer.

Other Info:

-) 2023 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2022 Results at: runsignup.com 
2021 Results at: runsignup.com 

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