Byrd Creek Trail Run

CUMBERLAND MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
Crossville TN
May 13, 2017

Park info 931-484-6138.

Directions:
From Nashville, take I-40 East to the Peavine exit 322. Take a right at the red light off of the exit.  You will come to a 4-way stop, continue on through straight approximately 2 miles until you come to a red light.  Turn left onto Hwy 127 South for approximately 3 miles to the Hwy 127 South/Hwy 68 junction.  Stay right on Hwy 127 South for 1 mile, the park entrance will be on your right.   Turn into the park, the park office is the first building on your right.
 
From Knoxville, take I-40 West to the Peavine exit 322.  Take a left at the red light off of the exit.  You will come to a 4-way stop, continue on through straight approximately 2 miles until you come to a red light.  Turn left onto Hwy 127 South for approximately 3 miles to the Hwy 127 South/Hwy 68 junction.  Stay right on Hwy 127 South for 1 mile, the park entrance will be on your right.   Turn into the park, the park office is the first building on your right.
Run Start: at Shelter 1 (upper playground area).
15k Run & 3.6 mile Run will start at 7:30 a.m. CST
1.8 mi Fun Run will start at 8:00 a.m. CST.
Run Finish: at Shelter 1 for drinks, food, and awards.  Awards ceremony will begin at
9:00 a.m. CST
 
15k Course: The trail run will start at Shelter 1 (upper playground area). Runners will leave the shelter and run the paved road for .4 mi. to hit the Cumberland Plateau Trail (red blazes), next to the large stone bridge. Runners will run to the Byrd Creek Trail junction. Here runners will follow the yellow blazes to the Cumberland Overnight Trail (blue blazes). From here runners will make the overnight loop and rejoin the Byrd Creek Trail (yellow blazes) to the Byrd Creek Trail head.  At the end of the trail runners will run the paved road .5 mi. back to Shelter 1 to finish the run.
 
3.6 mile Run Course: The trail run will start at Shelter 1 (upper playground area). Runners will leave the shelter and run the paved road for .4 mi. to hit the Cumberland Plateau Trail (red blazes), next to the large stone bridge. Runners will follow the Cumberland Plateau Trail (red blazes) for .6 of a mile to the Byrd Creek Trail junction. From here runners will follow the Byrd Creek Trail (yellow blazes) for 2.1 miles to the Byrd Creek Trail head.  At the end of the trail runners will run the paved road .5 mi. back to Shelter 1 to finish the run.
 
1.8 Mile Fun Run Course: The trail run will start at Shelter 1 (upper playground area). Runners will leave the shelter and run the paved road for .4 mi. to hit the Cumberland Plateau Trail (red blazes), next to the large stone bridge. Runners will run the 1 mile Cumberland Plateau Loop and run the .4 mi. paved road back to shelter 1 to finish the run. 
Downloads:  TRAIL MAP
T-shirt: guaranteed to all pre-registered runners.
Awards: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Overall Male and Female will be given medals
 
Trail Run Directors: Tennessee State Parks Ranger Association
Pre-registration Deadline: May 11, 2017
Day of registration: May 9, 2015 ~ 6:30 – 7:15 a.m.
Entry Fee: 15K & 3.6 mile Run: Pre-Registration $25.00 (includes t-shirt)
Day of Registration: $30 (no t-shirt)
1.8 Mile Fun Run:  Pre-Registration $10 (includes t-shirt)
Day of Registration: $15 (no t-shirt)
 
Mail registration to:
Cumberland Mountain State Park
c/o Monica Johnson
24 Office Dr
Crossville, TN 38555
OR Register Online at: https://ultrasignup.com
 
Make Checks payable to: TPRA
 
Anyone interested in volunteering for the Trail Run day please email Monica Johnson at monica.johnson@tn.gov