2014 Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs
15K, 25K & 50K Trail Runs and Dogwood Challenge
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, October 18, 19, 2014
Start Time: 7:30 am
Location: Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, 2038 West State HWY 86, Lampe MO 65681
Course Time Limit: All courses will closed between 5:00 and 5:30 PM depending on when the sun sets.
Set around the Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, these trail runs offer a unique running experience. Dogwood Canyon is a natural paradise with over 8,000 acres providing a fantastic variety of trails for our 50K/25K/15K Trail Runs and ROGAINE races. Dogwood Canyon is located close to Lampe, Missouri, and the trails take runners through Missouri and Arkansas. This is truly a trail race with rocks, hills, mud, streams and more. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing as the race goes on rain or shine. In this area, the weather can be freezing or in the 70's. Be prepared for weather conditions and dress accordingly.
The Trail Runs
Each trail run is unique but all runs will share some of the same territory. The 15K has one aid station while the 25K and 50K runs each have 3 to 5 aid stations. The courses are hilly and somewhat rocky, providing our runners with a physically challenging and satisfying experience. Once runners experience Dogwood, it becomes an annual event for them.
The Dogwood Challenge
New for 2014, runners will be able to complete the 15K on Saturday and choose the 25K or 50K on Sunday, accomplishing your own personal challenge. There is a finisher's prize for all runners who complete this challenge; the prize will be recieved in addition to the race medals for each event and the finisher's prize for the 25K and 50K.
Lodging Options for Dogwood Canyon Participants
Dogwood camping sites are available for $10/night. There are no services assoicated with the camping, meaning that showers are not available. For more information and to reserve your space, contact Dogwood Canyon at 417-779-5983. These camping spots are located within Dogwood Canyon.
Big Cedar Lodge, located in Ridgedale, MO, is about 15 minutes from Dogwood Canyon. Big Cedar offers cabins and hotel type lodging and is one of Missouri's most beautiful settings. These rooms go quickly. Please call 1-800-225-6343 or 417-335-2727 for more information or reservations.
Packet Pick-Up Information
- Friday, October 17, 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM and 4:30-7:00 PM, Bass Pro Shops, Springfield, MO
- Saturday, October 18, 6:30-7:15 AM, Dogwood Canyon State Park, Lampe, MO
- Sunday, October 29, 6:30-7:15 AM, Dogwood Canyon State Park, Lampe, MO
Picture identification will be required at packet pick up. There will be no exceptions to this rule. Spouses may pick up packets for one another with appropriate identification.
- Paper Registration Form
- Race Change Form
- Course Map 15K
- Course Map 25K
- Course Map 50K
- Course elevation for 25K