Start: 8:00 a.m. Check-in opens at 7:00 a.m.
Distance: 16 miles or 7 miles
Aid Stations: 3 aid stations. Because of the loop trail design, 16 Mile runners will have access to aid 5 times. 7 Mile runners will have access to aid 2 times.
Post Race: There will be food, and you can eat it.
Parking: Very limited parking at the Trail Head. Most participants will need to park on the shoulder of Livingston Road. Please arrive early as you may need to walk a few minutes to get to the starting line. If you park at the Trail Head and you do not already have a State parking sticker, parking will cost Michigan residents $16 and Non-Residents $11.
Lodging: There are various lodging options in Highland, Hartland, White Lake, Waterford and Milford, which are the closest towns to the Trail Head. The City of Novi offers a wide variety of lodging options, but keep in mind you will be approximatley 30 minutes from the event.
Location: Highland Recreation Area, Mountain Bike Trail Head, Livingston Road. Livingston Road intersects with Duck Lake Road, about 1 mile South of M-59 (Highland Road). Find the Livingston & Duck Lake Road intersection….trail head is ¼ mile West on Livingston Road.
Safety: This trail is 100% single track. It is also technical and narrow with tight turns and challenging ascents/descents. Be a good sport when it comes to passing other runners, or when someone asks to pass you. Thanks.