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MOTOR MOTOR 5K/10K

Race Address:
Motor Mill
23002 Grain Road
Elkader, IA 52043

Packet Pickup: 8-8:45AM

Race Start: 9AM

Parking located in the Motor Mill Campground. 

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Thank You Runners!

What a year! In 2021 we had 160+ runners and walkers come out to enjoy a beautiful Saturday morning at the Motor Mill Historic Site, more than double our participation for the previous five years. Smiles abounded, memories made, and most importantly no one got lost. 

A HUGE thank you also goes out to our 2021 sponsors

Guttenberg Municipal Hospital
Brown's Sales & Leasing
CJ Moyna & Sons, LLC

Clayton County Dairy Producers
Clayton County Farm Bureau
Decorah Hatchery
Edgewood Locker
Farmer's Culligan
Fast Trak
Grau Logs & Lumber, Inc.
Johnson's Honey Farm
MercyOne Elkader
Meuser Lumber Company
Reimer Financial Group
Royal Products Outdoor Power
Strutt Chriopractic
TJ's Sports Bar & Grill
ThINK Custom
TJ's Pizza
Turkey River Recreational Corridor
Valley Fresh Market

Mark your calendars for next year's race on Saturday, March 19th, 2022

The Race

The Motor Motor 5k/10K, hosted by Clayton County Conservation in partnership with the Turkey River Recreational Corridor, offers a "trail mix," beginning and ending at the Motor Mill historic site

 

The 10K route runs along the rolling hills of the crushed-lime trail with scenic views of Clayton County's bucolic fields, forests, and streams. The 5K route features a rugged and challenging adventure through the singletrack and firebreak trails around Motor Mill, with over 900' of elevation gain/loss to challenge even the sturdiest of trail runners. 
 

Whether you’re looking for a good tune-up for the summer racing season,  or just a beautiful setting for an endorphin rush on a Saturday, the Motor Motor 5k/10k has got what you need to welcome the coming spring.

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses for prizes, goodie bag items, and snacks!

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COURSE RECORDS

Trent Moeller

21:38

(2021)

MEN'S

Casey Huber 

27:28 

(2017)

WOMEN'S

Open Mon-Sat 8am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm.