TrailFest for MS is an off-road duathlon event consisting of four separate event dates to make a four-part series. All races are Trail Run > Mtn Bike > Trail Run. Proceeds from the series benefit the Rampy MS Research Foundation. Race as an individual or as part of a team relay.
As the series progresses, purses increase. And of course we're proud to offer equal male/female payouts!
Register early to save money, win, and take some home!
May 15 @ Lake Wedington $250 (split: $65/40/20)
July 31 @ Lake Atalanta $500 (split: $125/75/50)
Oct 3 @ Back 40 $750 (split: $175/125/75)
Dec 4 @ Coler Park $1,000 (split: $200/175/125)
Register for multiple events and enjoy the fun all year long!
As the series progresses, the coolness level of the swag goes up!
Lake Wedington: Custom Buff
Lake Atalanta: Custom Trucker Hat by Headsweats
Back 40: Short Sleeve T-shirt by Headsweats
Coler: MTB REPREVE jersey by Headsweats
Check out the Maps Page with all the courses posted (work in progress, please bear with us).
Check out Course Map Page HERE
15689 Lake Wedington Entry
Fayetteville, AR 72704
From I-49 take exit # 64 for W. Wedington Dr. / AR-16 W for 11.4 miles to the Lake Wedington Recreation Area
Utilizes the 6.3 mile Lake Wedington trail as well as the North Side Connector Loop for the biking portion and the and the Lake Trail for the run portions of the event.
Packet Pickup, onsite registration, and transition open at 6:15 am.
Race starts at 8:00 am
All the big stuff you need to know about race weekend! Athlete Guide below.
800 E. Walnut
Rogers, AR 72756
5:30am – 6:30 Onsite registration, packet pickup, Transition opens
6:45am Mandatory pre-race announcements
7:00am Race begins
Run Course: Athletes will take a lap around Lake Atalanta. See Strava Run Course Map HERE
Bike course is three laps, hitting south of the Railyard. See Strava map HERE
Know all that is happening. Visit the Lake Atalanta Athlete Guide HERE
The Back 40 Trail
Gear Garden @ Blowing Springs
Bella Vista, AR 72714
Athletes will utilize the Blowing Springs North Upper, then the Blowing Springs Lower trails for the 3.25 mile trail run, running counterclockwise.
Leaving transition, athletes will travel the Back40 loop out the back of Blowing Springs going counterclockwiseup to Mulligan, to Rago back to Blowing Springs.
2500 NW Grove Lane
Bentonville, AR 72712
Using the pavilion up the hill, not the fist parking log down in the valley.
Since it'll be rather dark that morning, we're starting at 9:00 am.
Run Course: Starting at Thunderdome runners will use the Greenway onto the single-track to the bridge and Oscars, and back. Run Course on Strava
Bike Course: 2 Loops of Esters going CW.