Dry Creek Trail Races - Marathon, Half, and 10K+

  • Cheatham Wildlife Management Area 2334 Headquarters Road Ashland City, TN, 37015 United States

Nashville Running Company presents the Dry Creek Trail Races! Dry Creek includes 3 distance options -- a marathon, half marathon, and 10K+. This race is run entirely through the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area -- a scenic and expansive 20,000 acre natural environment just northwest of Nashville. With sections of fast, soft packed jeep roads, single track trails in the deep woods, a stream crossing, and only one significant climb (that magically becomes steeper the second time around for those running the marathon), this is the perfect course for trail pros and novices alike! The Marathon course is 2x the Half course which allows us to provide racers with Aid Stations about every 3 miles. 

As for the 10K+, racers will experience all of the beauty, stream crossings, and climbs of the full and half marathon course -- with just fewer miles. Why is it called a 10K+? You get an extra mile or so for the price of a 10K -- you're welcome!


WHEN

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Race Start: 8:00am

WHERE

Cheatham Wildlife Management Area
2334 Headquarters Road
Ashland City, TN 37015


Race Fees

Marathon:
$60 - Through 1/29
$70 – 1/30 – 2/16** Online registration closes Thursday 2/16 at midnight.
$70 - Packet Pick-up Saturday 2/18 at NRC or Race Day**

Half Marathon:
$50 - Through 1/29
$60 – 1/30 – 2/16** Online registration closes Thursday 2/16 at midnight.
$60 - Packet Pick-up Saturday 2/18 at NRC or Race Day**

10K:
$40 - Through 1/29
$50 – 1/30 – 2/16** Online registration closes Thursday 2/16 at midnight.
$50 - Packet Pick-up Saturday 2/18 at NRC or Race Day**

**Shirt availability are ONLY guaranteed to participants who register BY Feb 1st


Course Description

Cheatham Wildlife Management Area is a scenic and expansive 20,000 acre natural environment just northwest of Nashville. The course provides sections of fast soft packed jeep roads, single track trails in the deep woods, a stream crossing, and only one significant climb (that magically becomes steeper the second time around for those running the marathon). The Marathon course is 2x the Half course which allows us to provide racers with Aid Stations about every 3 miles. 

IMPORTANT RACE INFO:

  • There will be water and aid stations on the course, but they will not have cups. You MUST carry your own handheld if you plan to drink from the stations. We are doing this in an effort to cut down on course trash and keep the park clean.
  • Plan to bring and keep all food trash on your person at all times. If you are seen throwing trash on the ground you will be disqualified from any award opportunity. There will be trash receptacles at each aid stations.

CUT OFF TIMES:

  • For the Marathon, there will be a 5 hour cutoff time (1:00 PM) at the Start/Finish Aid Station at mile 19.  This is a hard cut off time, and all runners arriving after 1:00 PM will be asked to drop. Please be respectful of race officials if you are asked to drop - no discussion. 

Packet Pick-Up

Early Packet Pick-Up
Saturday 2/18 – 2pm-5pm

Nashville Running Company
1105 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206

Race Day Packet Pick-Up
Sunday 2/19 – 6:45am-7:45am

Cheatham Wildlife Management Area
2334 Headquarters Road
Ashland City, TN 37015


Awards

Age Group   Awards
Under 45      Top 3 Male and Female
45 & Up        Top 3 Male and Female