Laurel, DE, US
Apr 24, 2016
Type: Running - Local
added by: hughmac⁴
Trap Pond 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon
The third annual Trap Pond 50K, Marathon and Half Marathon is initially planned for Sunday April 24, 2016 although several 2016 race dates are being considered. The 50K and marathon start is at 7:30 AM, and the half marathon start is at 8:00 AM. The race takes place on the Loblolly Trail at Trap Pond State Park about seven miles east southeast of downtown Laurel, DE.
Use this link to register. Entrant fees: $45 for the half, $60 for the marathon, and $70 for the 50K until March 24th; $60 for the half, $75 for the marathon, and $85 for the 50K after March 24th. Online registration closes at 9:00PM Friday April 22nd – presuming the race doesn’t fill by then.
The races take place on the Loblolly Trail at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel, DE. The Trap Pond State Park is located at 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956. The races start on the trail from different locations (please see race start locations on the map in the Parking section below) near the Bald Cypress Nature Center. The three races finish at the same location also near the Nature Center.
The 2015 Saturday pre-race packet pickup took place from 6:00PM-7:00PM at Grotto Pizza 22925 Sussex Highway Seaford, DE 19973. The 2016 pre-race packet pickup has yet to be determined.
Race morning packet pickup will commence at 6:45AM in the parking lot near the finish line.
Please note: The park entry fee is $4 per vehicle for DE residents and $8 for out-of-state vehicles. Cash is required so please come prepared. The two large parking areas in the vicinity of the Trap Pond Nature Center can be viewed at this link. Race entrants are requested to park in the southeast lot which is located close to the finish line and packet pickup.
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