Trail Running Calendar New Jersey 2024-2025

We have found 28 Trailruns in New Jersey. Check below where and when you can find the races.

Participants are invited to join the Lenape Trail Run on April 20th or 21st, covering 36 miles from Newark to Milburn. The event offers full support with shuttling, aid stations, pacing, first aid, and tracking assistance. Runners of all levels are welcome, with pace cars and volunteers ensuring a s..

The Wawayanda Trail Fest is a diverse trail run event held in Wawayanda State Park, NJ, featuring 50 Mile, 50k, and Half Marathon distances. The course offers scenic trails through rhododendron tunnels, marsh bridges, gravel roads, and single tracks. There are multiple aid stations along the routes,..

May 2024

The 18th annual Run for the Woods 5k is set to take place in the Rutgers Ecological Preserve, offering participants a single loop through shaded dirt trails. The event aims to support forest restoration efforts and the Ecology and Evolution Graduate Student Association. Prizes for participants inclu..

The Troop "A" Blue & Gold Trail Run is a 5k event taking place on Sunday, May 5th at the Elephant Swamp Trail in Elk Township Recreation Park, Monroeville, NJ. The run is open to all levels of runners and walkers, with awards given based on age group, gender, and top state and local law enforcement ..

The SMR Mayapple Trail Runs will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at South Mountain Reservation in Millburn, NJ. The event offers distances of 10 miles, 20 miles, 50K, and 50 miles, providing an informal but supportive trail race environment. The races start at different times, with the 50K and..

The Run the Jewels Trail Race takes place at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation in Stanhope, NJ, covering a total distance of 60K with 7200ft of elevation gain. Participants will complete 5 out and back routes, collecting a "jewel" at the end of each segment. The race starts and finishes at Camp Wheele..

The NYC Trail Fest is a special night of trail racing in the Palisades Interstate Park, featuring four race distances (5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 50k) on Friday, May 31. The races will finish around sunset at the Ross Dock Picnic area, followed by an afterparty hosted by Red Bull with music, drinks..

June 2024

The Dash and Deciduous 5k trail run at Crystal Lake Park, organized by the Uptown Gentlefriends, is a super secret FREE timed FATASS 5k event. The course is challenging with around 300ft of elevation climb, ankle-twisting roots, and steep hills. The event is limited to 40 runners, with handmade awar..

The 10th annual Solstice Trail Run will take place on Thursday, June 20 at The Watershed Institute in Pennington, NJ. Participants can choose between a 5K, 10K, or 15K trail run on the longest day of the year. After the race, there will be a post-race party with food, drinks, and complimentary S'Mor..

The annual Summer Solstice Race hosted by Friend's 2 Friends takes place at Kittatinny Valley State Park in Newton, NJ. Participants can choose between a 5 Mile Trail Run or a 5K on a multi-use path. The event offers post-race refreshments like pizza, hot dogs, fruit, and Gatorade, as well as free d..

July 2024

The TPK Disparate Fun trail run offers two options: a 4-mile loop and a unique 50K Pay Your Dues challenge. The 50K challenge involves running a 4-mile loop every hour for 5 hours before embarking on an 11-mile loop. The course is located at Kittatinny Valley State Park in Newton, NJ, featuring flat..

The Squatchy Surprise trail run takes place at the South Mountain Reservation in West Orange, New Jersey on Saturday, July 27, 2024. Participants can choose between 12-hour, 6-hour, and 3-hour events. The unique aspect of this trail run is that runners draw colored golf balls before each loop to det..

August 2024

The Loopy Looper trail run takes place at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken Township, NJ, offering a fast and flat 3.75-mile loop course with scenic views of the Philadelphia skyline and the water. Participants can choose from various options including 12-hour, 24-hour, 100 miles, and team relay categ..

The MCW Westfield Ultra is an annual trail run event held at Tamaques Park in Westfield, NJ. Participants can choose from 3hr, 6hr, 9hr, 12hr, or 24hr events, aiming to complete as many loops around the park as possible. The race offers options to run on pavement or gravel, with the start/finish loc..

The Thunder Chicken Squatch Trail Race will take place on Sunday, August 11, 2024, at Stokes State Forest in Branchville, NJ. Participants can choose between a 10K or a 17-mile course, with special discounts for military personnel and veterans. The 17-mile course includes 2,000 ft of elevation gain,..

The Interstate 17 Trail Run is a challenging 17-mile trail race that takes runners through rugged technical trails with stunning views along the Hudson River from New Jersey to New York and back. The course includes four loops of varying terrains, including rocky trails, steep descents, and ascents,..

The TPK Debauchery Trail Race takes place at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation in Stanhope, NJ, offering 25k, 50k, and 100k distances with significant elevation gain per loop. The race follows a looped format starting at Camp Somers, with the 50k completing two loops and the 100k completing four loops..

September 2024

The Fall Apple Trail Run offers various race distances including 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K, and 50M. The course at South Mountain Reservation combines fire roads, single track trails, hills, and some pavement, providing a diverse and enjoyable running experience. With aid stations approx..

The Mountain Lakes Trail Run & Walk, organized by the Princeton Athletic Club, is set to take place on Labor Day Monday at 9 AM in Princeton, NJ. The event offers a 5K+ trail run with a mix of terrains including paved park trails, utility service grade, and single track. Participants can also opt fo..

The Wild Goose Trail Festival will take place at Wawayanda State Park in Hewitt, NJ on September 21-22, 2024. The event offers various distances including 100 miles, 100K, 50 miles, 36 hours, 50K, half marathon, 10K, and a 1-mile kids run. The course features mellow doublewide trails, rolling single..