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SouthEast Ohio

MammothMarch Southeast Ohio

MammothMarch is back at Burr Oak State Park, Ohio!
Explore The Buckeye State’s southeast wilderness and hike 20 miles around the stunning Burr Oak Lake.

 
Located just 90 minutes southeast of Columbus, this quiet and remote Resort Park features a mix of rolling hills and farms and makes for a beautiful yet challenging weekend getaway. On August 3, 2024, we take you on another shaded lakeview hike to explore everything southeast Ohio has to offer!


Master the challenge and spend a beautiful day hiking 20 miles in 8 hours. Getting your finisher medal, you will be exhausted, but proud and happy... as well as part of our amazing community of nature-lovers, hikers and MammothMarch addicts!

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At a glance

Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024, 7:00 am

Location & venue (start/finish): Burr Oak State Park Group camp, 10153 Williams-homer Rd, Glouster, OH 45732

Distance: 20 miles in 8 hours
There is no timekeeping. There are no failures. We only recognize the incredible courage it takes to rise to our challenge. Every participant completing the distance will be awarded their finisher medal and considered a winner!

 

Starting time: You can choose from several time slots as early as 7:00 a.m. with limited capacity when signing up. This ensures the most remote hiking experience as a maximum of 5 hikers will cross the starting line at the same time. The first ones will head out between 7:00 - 7:15 a.m. with the majority coming back in just about 8 hours. However, we will have our finish line open for the ones that need a bit more time.

Parking: Complimentary parking will be available on-site.

Lodging/accommodation: We have secured a limited number of discounted rooms at the beautiful Burr Oak State Park Lodge. Call the reservation hotline at 740-767-2112 to secure your Lodge room or Cabin and make sure to mention "MammothMarch" to secure a 20% discount.

Aid/refreshment stations: There are water stops and aid stations along the route (approximately positioned every 5-7 miles apart) providing toilets, food, and drinks for all participants. These refreshments are included in the cost of your ticket and vary between each station, offering water, energy drinks, electrolytes, fruits, cereal/protein bars, sandwiches, and more.

Certificates: All finishers will receive their personalized certificate after crossing the finish line. For the ones who drop out, we will issue certificates stating the mileage covered.

Finisher medal/wall of fame: For all participants finishing MammothMarch.

Hiking Pass: MammothMarch Hiking Passes will be made available for all new participants. All participants from a previous edition or different MammothMarch events should bring their Hiking Pass to collect their 2024 stamps on site.

Merchandise: Our 2024 merchandise collection will be available soon!

 

Route: The single-circuit loop completely leads around Burr Oak Lake and offers stunning lake views as well as plenty of shade. The final route will be made available for download around 2 weeks prior to the event. Check out our 2023 route right here: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/mammothmarch-burr-oak-1cd138d

Total elevation gain: Around 1,700 ft.

Terrain: Mainly unpaved hiking trails, dirt trails, gravel roads, forest floor

What are you waiting for? Click here to sign up for the adventure of a lifetime.

 

Please check out more details in our FAQ section or send us an e-mail at contact@mammothmarch.com.

The route will be made available for download, including GPS coordinates, prior to the event. Please note that the route is preliminary and may be adjusted due to weather issues, official directives, and/or organizational matters. The route will be marked 1-2 days prior to event day. Should we notice parts of the route being inaccessible or extremely wet/muddy, we will, of course, adapt it to local conditions at short notice..

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