2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, United States, Wisconsin

Start Date

06/18/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running race, Running only, 1.24 Miles, 5K (3.1 Miles), 10K (6.2 Miles)

Come join the 13th annual Crossroads Trail Run!  Door County’s first and only trail run welcomes all runners and walkers to chose a 2k, 5k, or 10k distance at Crossroads at Big Creek Nature Preserve from June 18th 2022. With chip-timing allowing for a staggered safe start. Awards will be given as places occur. 
Packet pick-up is Friday, June 17th, 5:00-8:00 pm at the Collins Learning Center. Unclaimed t-shirts will be mailed within seven days of the race. To reserve your t-shirt, registration must be made by May 27.  All proceeds benefit Crossroads at Big Creek Learning Center and Nature Preserves.

 

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Highlights include:

  • Three levels of courses: 2k, and 5k, and 10k fun runs 
  • All participants receive a race T-shirt
  • All participants receive a native tree
  • Chip-timing and individual awards
  • Proceeds from the event support the Crossroads Ski-for-Free program and the general fund
  • This race promotes wellness and healthy living, cross-generational recreation, and increases awareness of ‘green’ living in our community

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Our Mission

  • Support ‘Ski-for-Free’ at  Crossroads at Big Creek Environmental Learning Center, educational programming, and the general fund
  • Promote cross-generational outdoor recreation
  • Increase awareness of ‘green’ living in our community

2K (1.24 miles)
The 1.24 mile walk/run is a scenic loop that takes walkers/runners southeast along the perimeter trail of the Crossroads property, through the coniferous woods and over the wooden bridge north of the Hanson House historical site. Walkers will follow the east side of Big Creek and meander west over the wooden foot bridge. Continuing north, walkers will go past the amphitheater and head west around Hauser swale system to the finish line. Trail includes single and double track, with grass, wood-chip, gravel, and dirt foundations. Each mile is marked.

5K (3.1 miles)
This course follows the perimeter trail of the Crossroads property, through the coniferous woods, and over the wooden bridge north of the Hanson House historical site. Runners/walkers will follow the east side of Big Creek and head west over the wooden foot bridge. Crossing the creek to the east, runners will weave down through white pines and ascend to the mile 2 mark. Runners will cross into the east trail system, head north on grassy trails past the Stonecipher Astronomy center and will follow the trail around the Maki Arboretum. Runners then take a right into the spruce forest, cruise by the council fire ring and cross Big Creek via a wooden bridge on the way to the finish line. Trail includes single and double track, with grass, woodchip, gravel, and dirt foundations. Each mile is marked.

10K (6.2 miles)
This course follows the 5k route, splitting off at the southeast corner, entering the Cove Preserve at Big Creek. Runners will leave Crossroads property and continue up Cove Road to hook up with our Ida Bay Preserve’s single track. Heading south on Ida Bay’s grassy trail, runners will pass through an old field meadow, enter a mixed hardwood forest of oak and maple, wind down past a rock escarpment and through a cathedral of cedar and spruce. The return will find runners merging into the 5k route at the Hansen House entrance, completing the last 3 miles to the finish line.No refund including weather cancellations. This means that once you register you will not receive a refund for any reason. You can transfer your entry to another person or another event with written permission of the race director.

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Check In and Registration
Friday, June 17: 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Collins Learning Center
Saturday, June 18: 6:30 am at Collins Learning Center

Bikes & Dogs
Bikes and dogs are not allowed on the course during the race. As always, dogs are allowed on the property but must be on a leash at all times.

Aid Stations
There will be two water stations for 5k: 1) start/finish area 2) near mile 1.2 at the wooden deck overlook
There will be three water aide stations for 10k: 1) start/finish area 2) approx.. mile 2 at the Ida Bay Preserve 3) near mile 4 at the wooden deck overlook . Keep it “GREEN”. Please bring your own water bottle. Uncap your bottle and the volunteers will refill your vessel. No paper waste.

Earth Friendly Points

  • Post event refreshments are locally grown or produced within 30 miles
  • Paper goods are biodegradable
  • Water bottle usage in place of paper waste
  • Awards are made locally by artists and businesses
  • Courses are marked with reusable flags that are removed after the event
  • Event promotes a silent sport for all ages with minimal footprint
  • Increases awareness of ‘green’ living in our community
  • Proceeds from the event support the ‘Ski-for-Free’ program at Crossroads at Big Creek Environmental Learning Center and the general fund

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 2K

    The 1.24 mile walk/run is a scenic loop that takes walkers/runners southeast along the perimeter trail of the Crossroads property, through the coniferous woods and over the wooden bridge north of the Hanson House historical site. Walkers will follow the east side of Big Creek and meander west over the wooden foot bridge. Continuing north, walkers will go past the amphitheater and head west around Hauser pond to the finish line. Trail includes single and double track, with grass, wood chip, gravel, and dirt foundations. Each mile is marked.
    Activity Starts: 6/18/2022 08:05 - Activity Ends: 6/18/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 2/20/2022 01:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Tshirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/20/2022 01:00
      Registration closes : 5/28/2022 00:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.50
    • Registration opens : 5/28/2022 01:00
      Registration closes : 6/18/2022 18:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.50


  2. 5K

    This course follows the perimeter trail of the Crossroads property, through the coniferous woods, and over the wooden bridge north of the Hanson House historical site. Runners/walkers will follow the east side of Big Creek and head west over the wooden foot bridge. Crossing the creek to the east, runners will weave down through white pines and ascend to the mile 2 mark. Runners will cross into the east trail system, head north on grassy trails past the Stonecipher Astronomy center and will follow the trail around the Maki Arboretum. Runners then take a right into the spruce forest, cruise by the council fire ring and cross Big Creek via a wooden bridge on the way to the finish line. Trail includes single and double track, with grass, wood chip, gravel, and dirt foundations. Each mile is marked.
    Activity Starts: 6/18/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 6/18/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 2/20/2022 01:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Tshirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/20/2022 01:00
      Registration closes : 5/28/2022 00:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.50
    • Registration opens : 5/28/2022 01:00
      Registration closes : 6/18/2022 18:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.50


  3. 10K

    This course follows the 5K route, splitting off at the southeast corner, entering the Cove Preserve at Big Creek. Runners will leave Crossroads property and continue up Cove Road to hook up with our Ida Bay Preserve’s single track. Heading south on Ida Bay’s grassy trail, runners will pass through an old field meadow, enter a mixed hardwood forest of oak and maple, wind down past a rock escarpment and through a cathedral of cedar and spruce. The return will find runners merging into the 5K route at the Hansen House entrance, completing the last 3 miles to the finish line.
    Activity Starts: 6/18/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 6/18/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 2/20/2022 01:00
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Tshirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 2/20/2022 01:00
      Registration closes : 5/28/2022 00:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.50
    • Registration opens : 5/28/2022 01:00
      Registration closes : 6/18/2022 18:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.50


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