The Urban Trail Series is presented by Endurance United, a St. Paul based non profit dedicated to promoting an Active, Healthy, Outdoor lifestyle.

Join us for the premier urban trail racing experience. The Urban Trail Series consists of courses that highlight the world class parks, dramatic views and challenging terrain of Saint Paul.


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Trail run/hike

10km | 5km | 1km Kids Run

HOORAY FOR SPRING! Knock the dust off and hit the trails for the first race in the Urban Trail Series. This race takes place on the trails of Battle Creek West near the Battle Creek Rec Center. Be prepared for dirt paths (cross country ski trails) and a couple of big climbs! This race is entirely off of pavement.

St. Paul Trail Marathon

26.2mi | 13.1 mi | 10km | Marathon Relay

ARE YOU BLUFF TUFF? The perfect blend of trail and city in the Twin Cities' premier trail marathon. This point-to-point race begins at the trails of Battle Creek Regional Park, winds it's way down to the Mississippi, climbs the bluffs and showcases beautiful vistas of the capitol city. The course consists of 50/50 dirt trail/pavement. Expect hills (some steep), woods, prairie, some stairs at mile 20 and the best volunteers in the business. Ditch the loops around the lakes and see what St. Paul has to offer!

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night light half marathon

Half Marathon | 10km | 5km | 3x5km Relay

TRAIL LIGHTS AND NIGHT LIFE. Bring a headlamp with you to the 2016 Night Light Half Marathon! With distances for the whole crew the Night Light Half is certain to be your best night run of the year. Live music, beer and food await you at the finish line! The race course winds it's way through the trails of Battle Creek which is 100% off pavement. Expect grassy/dirt trails and a fair number of large climbs (yes hills!) The course is not lit so be ready with your own head lamp! Take in a great sunset and the lights of St. Paul as you run along the bluffs.

Turkey Day Trail Trot

10km | 5km | 1km Kids Run

DITCH THE ROAD AND RUN WHERE THE TURKEYS TROT! A Thanksgiving tradition! Load up the in-laws and burn some calories before the big meal. With races for all abilities and ages there is fun for all! Hot apple cider and coffee await you at the finish line