Rough Creek

ROUGH CREEK – Saturday September 19 2015 – Glen Rose, Texas

**After our 2015 Rough Creek adventure, we have retired this race. A big thanks to all of you that were a part of this very special event. This is one I will never forget.**

Rough Creek Trail Run occurs on the ruggedly beautiful grounds and private property of Rough Creek Lodge & Resort just outside the town of Glen Rose, Texas.

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This course provides a unique mix of terrain, from well groomed, toenail safe trails on varied terrain, to the steep, rugged, and technical miles along a featured section of the course we call the Rusty Crown.

A memory making adventure with a community of great people.

Lace them up and get ready for a day of awesomeness!

It could be hot (avg 89F high / 65F low). There is not a lot of shade. Be prepared! Check out the Course Info and Maps page for hot weather running insight and tips.

*Rough Creek is also part of the EBA High-5 Challenge Series and Texas Trail Running Championship Series!

What the Tribe is Saying about Rough Creek…



2015 Rough Creek Results!

2015 Rough Creek Pics by Movin’ Pictures



DATE: Saturday September 19, 2015

DISTANCE: 10km, half marathon, marathon, 40 mile

LOCATION: Glen Rose, Texas (Rough Creek Lodge & Resort)

Address: 5165 County Road 2013, Glen Rose, Texas 76043

Variety of Maps to Rough Creek Lodge

Nice PDF highlighting the location.

STARTING TIME: 40 mile / marathon – 7:00 AM, 10 km / half marathon – 7:30 AM, Free Trail Tikes Fun Run (12 and under) – Shortly after half marathon start.

TIME LIMIT: 13.5 hour time limit! This is based on the 40 mile start time. The entire course closes at 8:30 PM. See cutoff times in the Course Info and Maps section below.

LIVE RACE UPDATES and RESULTS: Check out the 3 ways to follow the action.

REGISTER:  All-Inclusive Pricing. What’s included.

***Online registration is now CLOSED. We will have race-morning registration available for those that still want to play. Also, be sure to check out the Great Day Tips and Race Document.

We are honored to share the day with you and super excited to support your adventure!

**If you are registering someone 18 years old or younger OR 70+ please contact me before registering.

After registering:

Important: Online Registration closes on Sunday, September 13, 2015.

*Register by August 23 to receive comfy bamboo / organic cotton event shirt*

**Payment is with credit card or through your PayPal account. If you desire to pay with credit card AND you have a PayPal account, the email address and credit card number used at check-out must NOT be linked/associated with that PayPal account.

**You can pay with credit card within your PayPal account if the account doesn’t have enough funds to pay for the transaction.


We will have a Soles4Souls shoe Dropbox near our packet pickup area where they will begin the journey to those in need.

Can we donate 25, 50, 100 pairs?!?

Take a look in your closet and see what you find.

You can learn more about Soles4Souls here.

Thanks to John Shafto for his support in organizing this.

CUP-FREE AID STATIONS: Since our very first race in 2011, we have beeen a cup-free racing event! In an effort to reduce our environmental impact (garbage creation, volunteer garbage pickup, etc), all aid stations will be cup-free. Please bring your own water bottle or hydration system. Yeah Earth! :)

See Cup-Free Racing Support for a list of hydrous options to support this transition.

PACKET PICK-UP / CHECK-IN: Race morning! We will be excitedly waiting. :)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Staying at Rough Creek Lodge will offer walk-out-your-door racing comfort and convenience.

Rough Creek Lodge pricing special

  • $656 per couple per night rate (works out to $328 per person) that includes the room, dinner and breakfast for two (mention Rough Creek Trail Run)

Other options:


Interested in a FREE EBA adventure for you, friend, or that unknown dude or dudette over by that big tree? Check out the Volunteer page on how you can support fellow runners and take home some completely transferable EBA discounts.

Be part of the EBA Volunteer tribe! We are extremely grateful for your support!


All finishers will receive a usable finisher’s gift.

Fast Feet gift awards for 10 km, half marathon, marathon, and 40 mile race:

  • Top 3 male and female finishers
  • Top male and female in age group 29-and-under
  • Top male and female in age group 30-39
  • Top male and female in age group 40-49
  • Top male and female in age group 50-59
  • Top male and female in age group 60+

*No stacking of awards. Overall awards will be assigned first, then age group awards. The gift award would roll down to the next person.


  • All refunds will deduct a $10 processing fee.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable after August 23, 2015.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable, including the event of inclement weather.
  • If something occurs that threatens the safety of the event, the event will be altered if reasonable possible, or the event may be delayed or canceled.
  • Entries cannot be rolled to another year.
  • Entries cannot be transferred to another person.
  • Event shirts not picked up on race day will not be mailed.

MORE INFO: Course Info and Maps | Results/MediaVolunteer |


Be sure to enjoy some post-adventure food and cheer on fellow finishers.