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Course Info

Beaver Chase races at the beautiful McCloud Nature Park in Hendricks County. The course route is a 3.275 mile loop to provide a fun race for quarter, half, full, and relay participants to enjoy.  The loop is a mix of sun and shade, grassland and forest trails, hills and flat terrain, and most importantly crosses the historic truss bridge. Participants will race it  2, 4, or 8 times to get the distance for their specific event up to a full marathon. 

Course Description:

  • 1k is ran on crushed gravel
  • 2k is ran on short grass through reforestation areas of the park
  • 2.5k is ran on dirt trails through reforestation and wooded areas 
  • Athletes will run 1, 2, 4, or 8 loops depending on the distance selected. It’s absolutely gorgeous. You have multiple views of Big Walnut Creek along the way.  


Click here for an interactive course map:

Aid Stations: Participants will hit three aid stations every lap 

  • Aid Station 1: Start/Finish of each loop (Restrooms available)
  • Aid Station 2: 0.25 Mile Mark just before crossing the iron truss bridge 
  • Aid Station 3: 1.85 Mile Marh after crossing the iron truss bridge  

Aid Station 1 will have the following items for marathon participants: Water, Gatorade, Granola Bars, Pringles, Pretzels, Pickle Juice and any items you want set out for self aid 

We will have the following items at Aid Stations 2 & 3: Water & Gatorade



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