This is a suburban course through a beautiful park. All races are on trails with two miles of single track, although the south end of the course runs like a single track due to the horses. All races will start at 15501 Murphy Lake Road, Savage, MN.
How to enter the Surf the Murph
- Run 25km
- Run 26.2mi
- Run 50km
- Run 50mi
Surf the Murph routes
Each loop is 16.7 miles. The 25K will be one loop, the marathon will be one loop with 9.5 miles of additional trail, the 50K will be two loops, and the 50 mile will be three loops.
Flashlights and/or headlamps will be needed at the beginning and sometimes end of the race, don’t forget your batteries!
You will have to cross and run along a public gravel road twice per lap. Be careful to look both ways as we will not have anyone watching traffic for you. This is a regularly used road!
There are domestic and wild animals in the park. You may need to share the trail with horses (watch for droppings). Coyotes, large owls, turkeys, eagles, large woodpeckers, deer, skunk, ground hogs, turtles, there has been one report of a cougar. No bears have been reported…
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Surf the Murph weather forecast
Possible drizzle throughout the day.
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