Saturday, June 3, 2016

Run the Night with Us!

Join us for the Summer Night Trail Marathon, offering Quarter and Half Marathon distances on the trails at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis Indiana.

What You Get at the Race

  • Check out the 2017 shirt options! Select the awesome Summer Night Baseball Raglan 3/4 Sleeve shirt.
  • For the women, we’ve brought back the Bella “She Runs the Night” Racerback Tank… but supplies are limited this year so sign up early!
  • Envy worthy finisher medal, the kind your friends will all wish they had.
  • Free to download, high res, professional race photos that are never watermarked!
  • A unique racing experience on the trails at night in a park that’s normally closed after hours.
  • A self gratifying sense of accomplishment that you conquered an event that only a small number of people get to do each year (remember the field is limited and this event will sell out!)
  • Finishing this race makes you eligible for the 2017 Fire & Ice Badass Challenge medal, you’ll also need to complete our Winter Night Trail Marathon… more details below!

Get Your Ticket Today!

The 2017 Summer Night Trail Marathon is SOLD OUT – ALL DISTANCES.

We do have a WAIT LIST, but there are no guarantees that spots will become available.

Join the Wait List

2017 Finisher Medal

Awesome 5″ Heavyweight Finisher Medal with Sublimated Ribbon!

2017 Raglan Baseball Tee

This year’s race shirt is a super soft Raglan 3/4 Sleeve Baseball Tee, blue and heather dark gray!

Racerback Tank

LIMITED EDITION Bella “She Run’s the Night” Racerback Tank is available this year as part of your registration (limited sizes available). Made from an exceptionally soft poly-viscose blend, in a flattering relaxed, flowy cut. (Tank details and sizing)

Fire & Ice Challenge

The 2017 Fire & Ice Challenge Award

This medal will be presented at the Summer Night Trail Marathon to all racers that complete both the Winter Night Trail Marathon and the Summer Night Trail Marathon (any distance, but you must finish).

The Eagle Creek Trail Marathon is not part of this award, but if you’re racing for bling, you won’t want to miss this one!

Race Details

Schedule & Location

Schedule at a Glance:

  • Saturday Packet Pickup at the race start area, 7:30-9:00pm
  • Race starts at 9:30pm
  • Race cutoff:  The course will close to the start of additional laps at 11:30pm, Half Marathon runners will not be allowed to start a new lap after this time. The course closes at 2:00am.

Start Location

Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis Indiana

Park Entrance

7400 W. 56th Street (DO NOT USE the north gate, use the main/south gate of the park)
Please note that park gate fees will be collected upon entry into the park.

Important Race Details

Light required: Headlamp or flashlight is required during this race

Race Field: Limited

Race Start: This will be a chip timed start, your time does not start until you cross the line.  In order to spread out runners and reduce the “hole-shot” backup, we will start racers in waves of approximately 30-40 racers at a time.

Chip Timing: All distances chip timed by MyLaps Bibtags system. The chips are attached to the back of your bib and are disposable so we do not need them back. Please wear your bibs on the front of your body and do not cover with heavy coats.

Parking: There is parking available in the park. Use the beach area lots first. Parking along the road is ok, but do not drive on the grass.

Facilities: Portables Only, at the start and each aid station


NOTE:  Overall Top 3 Awards are presented as soon as the 3rd place finisher in each group finishes.  Age Group awards can be picked up at the awards table after you finish, just check the results screen and look for your place in the Age Group column.
Top 3 Male and Female in all Divisions

Age Groups – Male & Female

  • Under 18
  • 18-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+ Masters Division
Course Information

summer-map-iconThe 6.55 mile loop is nearly all single track trail, 1 lap for the Quarter and 2 for Half. This course design allows us to see the runners more frequently and contain the safety and security of the runners more effectively.

Download Course Map