While the road running season is in full swing, you can run against competition through the area’s state parks as well.
The Trail Maniacs State Park Series starts next Saturday, May 20, at Farragut State Park. The 5-race series ends Oct. 28 at Hell’s Gate State Park, with stops at Heyburn, Mount Spokane and Riverside (Bowl & Pitcher) state parks between.
The SPS is a trail run point series and will include the 10K, 25K and 50K distances. A runner’s best four of five races in the series will count toward the series standings. SPS will include one race per month from May through October, and have more than $4,000 in prizes for the overall series. Runners and families are encouraged to stay the weekend, as each of the state parks offer camping and showers.
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Each of the courses will be on single track with very little elevation gain/loss per lap (less than 1,000 feet).
2017 SPS Race
May 20: SPS #1 Farragut State Park
June 17: SPS #2 Heyburn State Park
July 22: SPS #3 Mt. Spokane State Park
Sept. 9: SPS #4 Riverside State Park – Bowl & Pitcher area
Oct. 28: SPS #5 Halloween at Hell’s Gate State Park