Big Darby Creek Trail Scramble is a 12-hour team relay and solo backyard ultra run along the Battelle Darby Creek trail system. Run as a solo ultrarunner, or a a 3-person or 5-person relay team.
Big Darby begins at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 10 during a beautiful Ohio sunrise, continues through out the day, and finishes at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday evening as the sun begins it descent to the west along the Big Darby Creek. Don’t miss this unique and incredible running experience.
(This trail race takes place in June each year. Visit race website link below for details.)
Location: Ohio, United States
Nearby City: Columbus
Race Length: 50 miles (80.5 km)
172 feet (+3 ft/mi)
High Point: 952 feet
Low Point: 834 feet
100% dirt trails, 0% dirt roads, 0% paved
Website URL: https://www.greenswell.com/event/big-darby-creek-t... (opens new window)
Race Director: GreenswellCO
The course is a 4.17 mile trail loop that starts and finishes at the Indian Ridge grounds. Participants must run the 4.17 mile trail loop every hour until either you can not complete the 4.17 mile course before the start of the next hour, unable to make the start corral for the next hours start, or until you complete the final loop in hour 12!
The loop will consist of the exterior track, gravel, and grass and includes the Ancient Trail and forested Terrace Trail. The course is runnable, non-technical and is flat except for a .20 mile climb that elevation changes by 700 feet. Max elevation is 927 feet and total elevation gain for the course is 165 feet.
Each 4.17 mile loop must be completed in 1 hour. If you do not finish within the hour, you are out of the race and considered a DNF.
Finishing results are determined by total mileage (and laps) accumulated in the 12-hour race time. Total mileage and laps will determine award placement. Participants that do not complete the entire 12 hour race would be considered DNF and not award eligible.
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Submitted On: 3/16/2023
By: GreenswellCO (Race Director)
Modified On: 3/16/2023