Red Moon Trail Scramble



The Red Moon Trail Scramble brings you a unique night event for all trail lovers! With Sprint (6K), Step-Up (12K, 18K), and Enduro (24K) distances to choose from, the Red Moon Trail Scramble has something for every trail runner in your crew. Finisher medals for all, awesome trail series shirts that you’ll want to wear, and the best dang support around!

As part of the GRIT Trail Series, this race will accumulate points, based on the division and distance selected. (Points System)

Schedule of Events:

Friday Night (8/12/22) 

  • Individual: Sprint (6K), Step-Up (12K & 18K), Enduro (24K)
  • Relay Team: 12K, 18K and 24K (Team of 2)




Event Format


August 12, 2022

Start Time

Individual & Relay – 9:00 PM start time

Course Description

This 3.65-mile (~6K) loop course is moderately rolling, wide-track trail that runs alongside and features a gorgeous nighttime view of Alum Creek Reservoir. The course will be marked with small LED lights along the way to assist you in trail navigation. The race is composed of a 6K trail course with trail runners able to choose 1, 2, 3 or 4 lap options.

Headlamps or a running light is required. You can purchase one through the registration process up to 10 days before the event.

If you are choosing the multiple lap option, each lap you will pass by the Celebration Area to cheers from earlier finishers celebrating.

12K = 2 loops
18k = 3 loops
24k = 4 loops


3.5 Hour for ALL events (12:30 AM)

Course access from the Lap pass through at the Start/Finish line will be closed 12:30 AM.

SWAG and Awards

Timed event, Finishers Band (Add to your collection), GRIT Trail Series Band (If you don’t already have one), custom finishers item (TBD), Optional Yellow GRIT Series Shirt


Spectators welcome, and free




12K, 18K & 24K (2 Person Teams. Your choice on how to run it together.)

Course Details

Course Type

Looped sections

Loop Lengths

Each distance will run the same course, and turn around at their distance turnaround point (Those satellites beaming from outer space to the watch on your wrist or phone in your pocket are only so accurate.)

***Courses are being finalized and are subject to change based on conditions and access***

Aid Station
There will be a single aid station, at the Start/Finish line. It will have simple fare, and it is highly encouraged that you to bring your own.

  • Water
  • Electrolyte Supplement
  • Light Snack

Finisher Award & SWAG

All finishers will receive an custom award, specific to the event. Details are forthcoming.


Parking will be ON SITE, and you will have access to your vehicle each loop to refuel, resupply and change clothes as necessary.





Event Address
Alum Creek State Park Hiking Trail, Africa Rd, Galena, OH 43021

Cell Coverage
Service is good for most carriers!