Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon 10k & 5k

Saturday, April 13, 2024 Solon, IA

Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon 10k & 5k in Solon, IA

Get ready for a trail-running adventure as the Iowa Trail Run Series returns to Sugar Bottom, offering thrilling half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. Lace up your trail shoes and join the community on a quest through the scenic trails, all while supporting a good cause. A portion of every registration, $3 to be exact, contributes to ICORR—the Iowa Coalition of Off-Road Riders—dedicated to maintaining trails in and around the Iowa City area.

This series is all about providing a fantastic race experience without breaking the bank. Your registration ensures a well-marked course, basic timing, a unique custom bib, and a rotating selection of race items, including BUFFs, socks, stocking caps, coffee mugs, and aluminum water bottles. Opting for the entire series? You’ll even receive a series backpack to carry your trail-running essentials.

For those seeking extra comfort and style, soft tri-blend shirts featuring Animal Icons are available during registration. Whether you’re a seasoned trail runner or a newcomer, the Iowa Trail Run Series promises a memorable day filled with camaraderie, post-race refueling with plenty of food, exciting games, and sponsor giveaways. Embrace the trail-running spirit and join the series for an unforgettable journey through the picturesque trails at Sugar Bottom.

Race Weather & Climate

Solon is situated in the eastern part of Iowa, serving as a city in Johnson County. Located approximately 10 miles northwest of Iowa City, Solon is a charming community with a mix of small-town ambiance and proximity to educational and cultural amenities. As part of eastern Iowa, it provides residents with a serene setting while maintaining convenient access to the resources and opportunities of larger urban centers in the region.

On April 13th in Solon, anticipate an average high temperature of around 58°F and a low of approximately 37°F. Spring is in full swing, providing cool and comfortable days with chilly nights. The weather reflects the blooming season, and April typically sees an average rainfall of about 3 inches in Solon.

Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM CDT.

The course closes at 12:00 PM CDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $48.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $38.00 fee for the 10k.
  • There is a $38.00 fee for the 5k.

Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon Race Website

Iowa Trail Runs – Sugar Bottom Half Marathon Website

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