The 5th Mayapple Trail Runs will be held on May 31st, 2014 in beautiful South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, NJ. The course consists of a 10.7 mile east loop and 10 mile west loop. 10- and 20-milers will use the west loop. 50K and 100K runners will use both loops. The terrain includes single-track trails and woods roads that are moderately hilly. A full description of the course is available here.
Aid stations and drop bag are every 5-6 miles with water, Hammer Heed, Hammer Gel, granola bars, pretzels and other snacks. If you have a special request, please let us know; we will do our best.
2014 Start Times & Registration Fees:
Register before 4/14/14 and receive $20 off a pair of shoes at the Sneaker Factory.
We love our volunteers and this year we're showing the love with some help from our good friends at the Sneaker Factory. All volunteers who help out for at least 4 hours (trail marking, aid stations, trail marking clean up) will receive a $25 gift certificate from the Sneaker Factory and free registration to the 2015 Mayapple Trail runs! Plus, you'll be a hero to all the runners and the good folks who enjoy the South Mountain Reservation throughout the year.
You can also earn free registration to the Mayapple Trail Runs by volunteering at a trail maintenance or forest regeneration event organized by the South Mountain Conservancy. Full details are available here.
For questions, please email southmtn100K@gmail.com