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Taylorsville 8 & 16 Mile Trail Runs

The Taylorsville Run offers 8 mile (4 loops) and 16 mile (2 loops) events that run on a single track loop through the woods, offering runners a gorgeous view of the trees and local fauna. Awards will be given to the top overall finishers, as well as the winners in each age group.

When: October
(This trail race takes place in October each year. Visit race website link below for details.)

Location: Ohio, United States
Geographic Area: Taylorsville Metropark
Nearby City: Dayton

Event 1:
Race Length: 16 miles (25.7 km)
Event 2:
Race Length: 8 miles (12.9 km)
Additional Information

Website URL: http://www.orrrc.org/calendar.html?task=view_detai... (opens new window)
Phone: (937) 298-5036

Registration takes place on race day only, so it is suggested that you arrive at least 1 hour before the race starts.

Course information from Ron Brower, Race Director:

The Taylorsville 6-12-18 is at almost exactly 800 ft altitude, with very
little change in elevation since it follows a riverbed. There is an
occasional descent into or out of a gully, steep enough that one must
climb out--yet nothing exceeds even the height of a person. (Ohio is
not known for dramatic changes in elevation.)

The park authority is resting part of the trail, so we will have an
8-16 format this year, consisting of two or four repetitions of the same
4-mile loop. The trail includes the ruins of the village of
Tadmor--once the busy crossroads of the National Road and the Miami-Erie
Canal. However, the village is long gone, and Nature has retaken the



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Submitted On: 5/29/2009

Modified On: 6/29/2009



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