2023 Afton Trail Run Runner Welcome

Greetings Runners! We are just under a week out from the 30th Annual Afton Trail Run which will be held on on Saturday July 1, 2023. 140+ volunteers are coming together to put on this year’s race. We are thrilled to to have 980 registered runners from 3 countries, 28...

Setting Expectations for 2023

In November of 2021, after hosting a season of Covid-modified races, I was updating our race website(s) for what we hoped would be (and thankfully was) a mostly “normal” 2022. While doing so, I decided to include a preface to our Participant Guide(s) titled “Setting...

2022 Afton Trail Run Runner Welcome

Greetings Runners! We are less than a week out from the 28th Annual Afton Trail Run. 130+ volunteers are coming together to put on this year’s race. We are thrilled to be hosting 879 runners from 3 countries, 27 states and 194 Minnesota cities!. This email is long,...

Afton Trail Run 2021

2021 Afton Trail Run Participant Guide, Event Logistics Plan and Covid 19 Preparedness Plan   Friday July 2 and Saturday July 3, 2021 – Afton State Park, near Hastings Minnesota   About this document: This is required reading for every runner planning...

Afton 2021 Registration Opening Soon!

I am excited to announce that we will be holding (a modified) 27th annual Afton Trail Run, over two days; Friday July 2 and Saturday July 3, 2021! The special invitation registration period for those that were registered for the canceled 2020 race will start on Wed...