Afton 2023 Recap

Afton happy finishers – Photo Credit Scott Rokis   Founded in 1994, the Afton Trail Run is the Twin Cities heart of Summer trail and ultrarunning tradition. The 2023 race marked the 30th Annual. The race sold out again this year with 980 registered runners...

Afton 2022 Recap

Afton. Family. Love. – Photo Credit Tone Coughlin   Founded in 1994, the Afton Trail Run is a Twin Cities ‘heart of Summer’ trail and ultrarunning tradition. This year we shared the day with 879 registered runners from 3 countries, 27 states and...

Afton 2021 Recap

Son and Father-In-Law 50K Finish, Roy and Les – Photo Credit Cheri Storkamp   AFTON, where the magic keeps on happening. I cannot tell you how many amazing conversations and interactions I had this past weekend. I hope you had the same opportunity to...

Afton 2019 Recap

Written By John Storkamp – Afton Trail Run Race Director | Above Photo: Tone Coughlin Afton was Awesome. I don’t mean awesome like we casually use the word today, but how it was used 100 years ago, with all the weight and impact of its intended meaning. I...

Afton 2018 Recap

Written By John Storkamp – Afton Trail Run Race Director | Above Photo: Fresh Tracks Media 25 years.  A quarter of a century. The Afton Trail Run 25KM and 50KM celebrated a milestone birthday this year and coincidentally, we had already planned a party!  Enter...

Afton 2017 Recap

by John Storkamp, RD In 1994, 53 runners finished the inaugural Afton Trail Run 50K while 82 finished the 25K race for a total of 135 finishers.  Fast forward 24 years, a field limit of 900 runners and yet another Minnesota trail / ultra race that filled to capacity....

2014 USATF Trail Championship Results

The Afton Trail Run 25KM hosted the 2014 USATF Minnesota Association Championship Race – congratulations to all who participated, won titles and took home prizes. Info about the competion, the title and prize money that winners will recieve can be found...

Afton 2012 Recap

The heat stands down (and just in time): Afton recap by Alex Kurt – Reprinted with permission from UltraMN.com    25k: Moore, Lee win state trail titles Joe Moore, of Minneapolis, ran his way to a USATF-MN Trail Championship and a Course Record at the Afton...