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MOTOR MOTOR 5K/10K

March 20, 2021

2021 MOTOR MOTOR RUN IS BACK!

And this year, we’ve got something special planned.

We are adding a 10K race to celebrate the Grand Opening of the completed Motor Mill Trail! 

The Motor Mill historic site celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2020, and unfortunately the Motor Motor 5K was cancelled due to Covid-19.  Just for 2021 we are doing a remix! We're adding a 10K option that will make use of the brand new Motor Mill Trail. Dirt dogs will still have the option to traverse the rugged hiking trails surrounding Motor Mill on the usual 5K course. Each participant will take home a beautiful stoneware coffee mug while supplies last including the iconic visage of the mill itself. 

 

 Come one come all and let’s show Mother Nature they can't slow us down! 

Online registration live now at My County Parks
 

Mail-in registrations also available for DOWNLOAD HERE.

The Race

The 2021 Motor Motor 5k/10K, hosted by Clayton County Conservation in partnership with the Turkey River Recreational Corridor, will offer trail enthusiasts the first chance to trot along the Motor Mill trail before crossing the finish line at the Motor Mill historic site

 

The 10K route will run 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

Quinton Orr 

21:57 

(2018)

MEN'S

Casey Huber 

27:28 

(2017)

WOMEN'S

Osborne Nature Center and Native Animal Exhibit

will be open 8am-4pm Mon-Fri through the winter.

WHEN NATURE CALLS

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PHONE

29862 Osborne Road
Elkader, Iowa 52043

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Equal Opportunity
The Clayton County Conservation Board does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, national origin, age or disability. If anyone believes he or she may have been subjected to such discrimination, he or she may file a complaint with either the Clayton County Conservation Board or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.