The race starts and finishes at the Brushy Lake Recreational Area.  The first 2.6 miles will be on gravel road then the next 26 miles will be on scenic, single track trail.  It will finish with 2.8 more miles on gravel road. The 26 miles of single track trail will follow the 3 horse trail loops in the wildlife management area; The Key Mill Loop, The Brushy Loop, and The Pine Torch Loop. 

The course contains rolling hills the entire way.  There are no major climbs but some moderately challenging sections.  There will also be several creek crossings. The course will be open for 9 hours

Upcoming Races

Feb 15 2020
50 KM
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts

Results

50 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
02/16/19 38 4:43:22 6:04:27
02/10/18 57 4:35:36 5:08:02
02/11/17 47 4:34:42 6:20:51
02/20/16 68 3:39:26 5:26:58
02/21/15 43 4:10:21 4:57:20
02/15/14 73 4:13:37 5:14:22
02/16/13 93 3:45:03 5:06:59
02/18/12 80 4:07:41 4:45:31
02/19/11 90 3:58:47 4:37:07
02/20/10 93 3:54:42 5:23:19
02/21/09 78 3:51:09 4:36:46
02/16/08 70 3:54:57 4:45:35
02/17/07 68 3:54:22 4:43:26
02/18/06 68 3:54:22 4:51:19
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.
The Back 40 Trail Run
  • Dec 14, 2019
  • Bella Vista, AR
40 Miles