Berryman Marathon/50 mile

2014 registration - opens Jan 3rd 2014 @noon

When – Saturday, May 17, 2014 – 6:30 AM Start

Where – Berryman Campground

Distances – Marathon and 50 mile

Surface – single track

2013 Results

Details

The Berryman Trail is located in the Mark Twain National Forest. The races start from the Berryman Camp Shelter, which is located off of Highway 8, on Washington County road #207, approximately halfway between Steelville and Potosi Missouri.

From St. Louis, take Highway 44 west to the Cuba exit. Take Highway 19 south from Cuba to Steelville, and then take Highway 8 East to Berryman Road. The campground is about 1 mileNorth of Highway 8. Look for the Forest Service Sign about 2 miles east of the tiny town of Berryman. Head north on Berryman road, and it will become gravel. The campground will be off to the left.

Another way from St. Louis is to take Highway 21 to Potosi. Then take Highway 8 West from Potosi to the Forest Service Sign, then north on Berryman Road, to the campground. Coming from Columbia or Kansas City, Take Highway 70 east to exit 175. Take Highway 19 south to Steelville. Take Highway 8 east to the Berryman Campground.

The Course

Two loops for the 50 mile, 1 for the Marathon , plus a short out and back for each. There is one crossing of Brazil Creek around mile 16. Course crosses many other stream beds that may or may not have water in them depending on recent rainfall. Aid Stations will be approximately every 4 to 5 miles. Runners will be provided with an adequate supply of water, sports drink, and race day foods.

Lodging

Hotel/Motel

In Cuba: Super 8 (573)885-2087, Best Western (573) 885-7707.

In Potosi: Super 8 (573) 438-8888.

Near Steelville Bass’ River River Resort 1-800-392-3700 www.basscanoeresort.com

Camping

Huzzah Valley Resort, 1-800-367-4516, 10 miles east of Steelville.
Berryman Trail: Berryman campground and Brazil Creek Campground (primitive, no water)

Results

2011 Berryman Results

Race Records

50 Mile

Mens Open (2007) Eric Grossman, VA (38) 6:33:27
Master (2007) Tom Whalen, MO (41) 6:46:53
Senior (2011) Stuart Johnson, KS (51) 8:52:39
Grand Master (2008) Tony Kramer (61) 10:43:13

Womens Open (2005) Kim Morton, AR (32) 7:38:36
Master (2005) Tracy Thomas, IL (43) 9:17:45
Senior (2007) Robin Kokjohn, IA (51) 11:03:52
Grand Master (2005) Terri Hayes SC (62) 15:15:23

Marathon

Mens Open (2011) Justin Gillette, IN (28) 3:05:18
Master (2000) Ed Heidbrier, MO (46) 3:26:19
Senior (2007) Don Frichtl (51) 3:46:39
Grand Master (2007) Tony Kramer, MO (60) 4:33:20
Golden Master (2011) Thomas Reich, MO (70) 6:25:24

Womens Open (2007) Marla Luckey, IL (26) 3:57:00
Master (2002) Stephanie Peterson, MO (42) 4:14:56
Senior (2008) Julie Mills (54) 5:04:37
Grand Master (2005) Joyce Yarger, IL (61) 8:21:50