When? How long? Where?
Wednesday nights 7pm start time. June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24.
5 kilometers each race (3.1 miles).
Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Holland Lake Trailhead, Eagan, MN. The Holland Lake Trailhead is located 2.8 miles East of I-35E (Exit 93) on Cliff Road in Eagan. Depending on traffic, the trailhead is approximately 20 minutes from either downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul.
Twin Cities Summer Trail Running Series
Excellent races for runners new to the trails and seasoned trail veterans alike. Each race will use a slightly different course but all races will feature a good mix of uphills, downhills, flats, ski-trail, single track, grass, dirt, sand, maybe some mud on wet days.
Weekly door-prizes from our generous sponsors including FinnSisu-Run, Ski, Sauna in St. Paul and Bjorn Daehlie training apparel.
Overall series awards will be given for top male and female in junior, open, master and super-master categories.
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I understand that running, hiking, walking and trail running (herein collectively referred to as “Activities”) are activities that alone or in combination involve many RISKS, DANGERS and HAZARDS. These risks, dangers and hazards include, but are not limited to, extreme weather conditions, collisions with people or natural or man-made structures and equipment failure. I understand that INJURIES OF ALL TYPES and DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY ARE A COMMON AND ORDINARY OCCURRENCE of these Activities. I also know that the risk of SEVERE INJURY and even DEATH exists when I participate in these Activities. Supervision and enforcement of rules by Folk Fit, Twin Cities Summer Trail Running Series and Finn Sisu, their affiliates, officers, directors, volunteers, employees, coaches, contractors and representatives, competition organizers and sponsors and facility operators (hereinafter the term "Organizers" shall be used to refer to all such persons and entities collectively) do not and cannot guarantee my safety.
I also understand that participation in these Activities involves physical exercise and that I should and am herein advised to consult with a physician before beginning or continuing with this or any other physical exercise program.
With full knowledge and understanding of the RISK OF SEVERE INJURY AND DEATH involved in Activities training and competition, I FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY ACCEPT AND FULLY ASSUME THE RISK THAT I MAY SUFFER TEMPORARY, PERMANENT OR EVEN FATAL INJURIES AND DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY, even if I follow the instructions or advice of Organizers.
In partial consideration of Organizers acceptance of my registration to participate in activities with and for Organizers, and in spite of the risk of severe or permanent injury or even death and damage to personal property, the undersigned (hereinafter "Athlete") agrees to comply with and be bound by the following terms at all times while affiliated with Organizers, whether training or in competition.
1.Athlete hereby unconditionally WAIVES AND RELEASES ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND AGREES TO HOLDHARMLESS, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY Organizers and any and all of its sponsors FROM ANY CLAIMS, present or future, to Athlete or his/her property, or to any other person or property, for any loss, damage, expense or injury (including DEATH)suffered by any person from or in connection with Athlete's participation in any activities in which Organizers is involved in any way, due to any cause whatsoever, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE or otherwise, and/or breach of express or implied warranty on the part of Organizers.
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