Trail Maniacs

State Park Series (SPS)

Welcome to Trail Maniacs State Park Series. SPS is a trail run point series, including 5 mile and half marathon distances. We will count your best 5 out of 6 races in the series or just run the ones that fit your schedule.  SPS will include six state parks from two states (Idaho and Washington) one race per month from May thru October. SPS will have over $1,000.00 in prizes for the points series.  Come stay the weekend, each of the state parks offer camping and showers! 

*** All events will be updated with information weekly, including: maps, aid station information and anything else you would need to know.


SPS #1 Farragut State Park

Click the Ultra Signup link for registration



5/17/14

8:45 am 1/2 marathon pre-race meeting

9:00 am Start

9:15 am 5 mile pre-race meeting

9:30 am Start

Farragut State park

13550 E. Hwy. 54

Athol, ID 83801

We will start at the Sunrise Day use area, just follow the Trail Maniac signs to the start. An Idaho Parks Pass is required Click Here or you can pay $5.00 at the gate.

After the race enjoy a great post race meal and beverages.

Cost:

1/2 marathon early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality long sleeve race shirt $25.00

After the race enjoy grilled cheese sandwiches, soup and lots of other goodies. Chase it all down with a post race beverage from Tricksters brewing (21 yrs of age and older).



​Located on the southern tip of Lake Pend Oreille in the Coeur d' Alene Mountains of northern Idaho, Farragut State Park offers unique scenery, history and an abundance of recreational opportunities, including disc golf, radio-controlled airplane field, fishing, hiking, biking, equestrian facilities and even World War II history - don't miss the Museum at the Brig during your visit.

For camping Click Here




Here is a sample of the course for the 1/2 marathon

​SPS #2 Heyburn State park

Registration

6/14/14

8:45 am 1/2 marathon pre-race meeting

9:00 am Start

9:15 am 5 mile pre-race meeting

9:30 am Start

Heyburn State park

57 Chatcolet Rd
Plummer, ID 83851


We start at the trail head parking for the Trail of The Coeur d'Alenes, just follow the Trail Maniac signs to the start. An Idaho Parks Pass is required Click Here or you can pay $5.00 at the gate.

After the race enjoy a great post race meal and beverages.

Cost:

1/2 marathon early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality race shirt $20.00


Welcome to Heyburn State Park

Comprised of about 5,744 acres of land and 2,332 acres of water, Heyburn State Park is a paddler and peddler paradise.  Miles of trails await you whether you are a bike rider, horse rider or hiker. Bring your own boat or rent a kayak, canoe or pedal boat and enjoy three lakes - Chatcolet, Benewah and Hidden Lakes or the shadowy St. Joe River, which meanders along the eastern boundary of the park. The Trail of the Coeur d' Alenes, one of the most popular biking trails in the western US, runs directly through the park.

For camping CLICK HERE



SPS # 3 Mount Spokane State park

Registration

7/26/14

8:45 am 1/2 marathon pre-race meeting

9:00 am Start

9:15 am 5 mile pre-race meeting

9:30 am Start

Mount Spokane State Park

N. 26107 Mt. Spokane Park Dr.
Mead, WA 99021



We start at the Selkirk lodge, just follow the Trail Maniac signs to the start. A Washington State Discover Pass is required Click Here. 

After the race enjoy a great post race meal and beverages.

Cost:

1/2 marathon early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality race shirt $20.00

Mount Spokane State Park is a 13,919-acre camping park in the Selkirk Mountains. The view at the top of the 5,883-foot elevation includes surrounding states and Canada. The forested park features stands of old-growth timber and granite rock outcroppings.

For Camping CLICK HERE

​SPS # 4 Riverside State Park


Registration

8/9/14

8:45 am 1/2 marathon pre-race meeting

9:00 am Start

9:15 am 5 mile pre-race meeting

9:30 am Start

We meet at the 7 mile air strip CLICK HERE

From Interstate 90, take the Maple Street Bridge exit, Exit 280. Go north across the Maple Street Bridge, and angle left at the fourth signal light about two miles beyond the bridge. This puts you on Northwest Boulevard. Follow the Boulevard, with beautiful views of the park below, until it becomes Assembly. Stay on the road another mile north until it ends at Francis/Nine Mile Road (Highway 291). Turn left on Hwy 291 and travel approximately 3 miles. Turn left on Seven Mile Road. Turn left immediately after crossing Seven Mile bridge, the parking will be clearly marked.


We start at the 7 mile air strip, just follow the Trail Maniac signs to the start. A Washington State Discover Pass is required Click Here. 


After the race enjoy a great post race meal and beverages.

Cost:

1/2 marathon early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality race shirt $20.00

.Riverside State Park is a 14,000-acre camping park along the Spokane and Little Spokane rivers in Eastern Washington. The park supports a wide variety of recreational activities and is rich in history. Freshwater marshes, running rivers and beautiful countryside make up the terrain. The park also includes the Nine Mile Recreation Area, which is available for camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing and boating.

For Camping CLICK HERE

SPS #5 Ponderosa State Park


Registration

9/21/14

8:45 am 1/2 marathon pre-race meeting

9:00 am Start

9:15 am 5 mile pre-race meeting

9:30 am Start

Ponderosa State Park

1920 N Davis Ave
McCall, ID 83638


Let's celebrate Octoberfest! Beer, brats, potato salad and more!

We start at the Lake View shelter area, just follow the Trail Maniac signs to the start. An Idaho Parks Pass is required Click Here or you can pay $5.00 at the gate.

After the race enjoy a great post race meal and beverages. We are making this post-race party a Octoberfest. Micro brews and brats!

Cost:

1/2 marathon early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality race shirt $20.00

Beautiful Payette Lake is the centerpiece of Ponderosa State Park, located in the heart of one of Idaho's most popular year-round destinations.  Hike and bike on your own or with a guide, listen to a park naturalist around an evening campfire, let the kids ride to the Visitor Center for ice cream treats, rent a canoe or kayak and meander along the Payette River.

For camping Click Here

SPS #6 Halloween at Hell's Gate 

Series final

Registration

10/25/14

8:45 am 1/2 marathon pre-race meeting

9:00 am Start

9:15 am 5 mile pre-race meeting

9:30 am Start

Hell's Gate State Park

5100 Hells Gate Rd.
Lewiston, ID 83501



We start at the equestrian parking lot just follow the Trail Maniac signs to the start. An Idaho Parks Pass is required Click Here or you can pay $5.00 at the gate.

After the race enjoy a great post race meal and beverages.

Cost:

1/2 marathon early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality race shirt $25.00

Hells Gate lies on river bottom left over from the great ice age floods about 15,000 years ago. At the south end of the park are basaltic columns from the Pomona flows 14 million years ago. Hells Gate State Park was once the site of a Nez Perce Village. Little is left of the village, but depressions south of the campground are the remnants of pit houses used for years by the Nez Perce as they fished for lamprey near Asotin Creek.

For camping Click Here