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Purgatory Trail Run 10 mile & 5K

Purgatory Creek Natural Area

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The Purgatory Trail Run 10 Mile and 5K race is a USA Track & Field sanctioned trail race through the beautiful Purgatory Creek Natural Area and Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. The 10-mile course is designed to challenge trail runners with difficult technical sections. The rigorous 5K course has a medium technical rating and is a good introduction to trail running. Walkers and hikers are encouraged to participate. 

Registration information:
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08:00 AM - Registration and packet pickup
09:00 AM - 10 Mile
09:00 AM - 5K


5K - 
$25 Until December 31st
$30 January 1 to January 9
$35 Race Day

10 miler
$35 Until December 31st
$40 January 1 to January 9
$45 Race Day


Top 3 Male/Female for each distance.  award is free entry to the next years race!
There are no finishers/participation medals.

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