Photo Credit: Kris Glesener
Founded in 1981, the NMTC is a grass roots running club, promoting trail running and managing races in the Duluth / Superior area.
Our goal is to provide trail-running events we can all participate in and have fun at. Many of our races take place on challenging courses, which is part of the fun. Everyone is welcome to participate regardless of ability. Our trail runs are places where you can test and improve your fitness, enjoy the outdoors, and mingle with fellow runners.
Race schedule is posted HERE! Results will be posted there as well! Looking forward to seeing everybody!
Registration is back to normal, starting an hour before race time so we can avoid crowding. Potluck may or may not happen, we are still working that out and will keep you posted.
Everyone is required to sign a waiver before racing: NMTC Waiver Form
We do require a waiver to be filled out for participation in the NMTC Spring and Fall race series.
To speed up registration on race day, feel free to print one off and bring it with you on race day (NMTC Waiver Form). We will also have forms available at the race for you to sign. But, hey… You’re here reading this, and that convenient link is right there. So, let’s just go ahead and be proactive, shall we? 😉
You only need to sign the waiver once for the entire year.
Please check in at the individual race sites for more information:
This request remains in effect. While the powerline corridor work is complete, the remediation will take some time to gain a foothold.
Hello, trail community! As you may be aware, there have been some recent dramatic looking changes to the Powerlines. NMTC has been working with the City of Duluth regarding the MN Power remediation that is occurring. The City of Duluth and NMTC do have plans to re-evaluate a trail corridor together once the remediation process has been completed but in the meantime, all trail users are asked to refrain from using the former trails through the Powerlines. Please be patient as it could potentially take a few years for the Powerlines to be fully healed and ready to go.
We ask that all trail runners respect this temporary closure while the remediation takes place and that you pass the word along. Continuing to use these closed trails will reflect poorly on the trail running community as a whole and may jeopardize our ability to return to them.
What does this mean in the interim?
The race courses for the Eugene Curnow Trail Marathon and the Minnesota Voyageur Trail Ultra have been altered to not use the Powerlines for the time being.
Again – the Powerlines are temporarily closed to all trail users until remediation is completed and a new route can be made. Thanks for your help in spreading the word.