Oak Mountain Trail Run


XTERRA Oak Mountain Trail Run

Oak Mountain State Park

May 20, 2018



Participant Fee


Thru Feb 28


Participant Fee


Mar 1 - Apr 21


Participant Fee


You can still sign up on-site.


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Congratulations to all our racers and thank you to all the volunteers!


The XTERRA Oak Mountain Trail Runs truly has something for everyone. Long-distance runners can choose to race on a half-marathon (20.6K) course. Others can opt to participate in the 10.3K and 5K races. All three courses will take place on the award-winning trails at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama. Trail Runner magazine ranked Oak Mountain as one of the top 25 “Crown Jewels” of running trails across America in 2011.

All age-group winners for the 20.6K will receive a free entry to the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship in Hawaii in December. It will also serve as a point-earner for the 2018 XTERRA Alabama Trail Run Series.


Join us for an exciting morning of XTERRA racing at XTERRA Oak Mountain. We are looking for people who have a few hours to spare to help with the event. Volunteer Check-In will be at the XTERRA Expo.  All volunteers will receive an XTERRA crew support t-shirt, drinks, and lunch.

If interested please email or call the XTERRA Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer [at] xterraplanet.com or 808-521-4322.  Hope to see you there!



Thursday, May 17

9:00a MTB Full course pre-ride with race organizer – open to all

Friday, May 18

2:00-6:00pm Registration and Packet Pickup – all events.
Photo I.D. and USAT Membership card required for triathlon registration
4:00pm XTERRA University and Race Briefing, presented by Paul Mitchell

Saturday, May 19

6:30am Transition open for set-up and body marking
6:30-8am Late Packet Pickup for Xticer, Sprint and Championship races.
Photo I.D. and USAT Membership card required for triathlon registration
8:00am Xticer Start (200m swim, 11K MTB, 2K trail run)
8:10am XTERRA Sprint Start (750m swim, 15K MTB, 5K trail run)
8:20am XTERRA Oak Mountain Full Course Start
(1.5K swim, 30K MTB, 10K trail run)
8:45am Xticer finisher expected
9:00am-1pm XTERRA Expo Open/Trail Run Registration and Packet Pickup
9am – 1pm Paul Mitchell Cut-a-thon, a benefit for the Challenged Athletes Foundation
9:15/9:30am  XTERRA Sprint male/female winner expected
10:40/10:50am XTERRA Oak Mountain Full Course male/female winner expected
12pm XTERRA Xticer, Sprint and Full Course Ceremony
12:30pm Cutoff at T2
1:30pm Cutoff for 2nd lap of the championship run
6pm++ After Party – Margarita Grill, Pelham

Sunday, May 20

6:30-7:30am XTERRA Trail Runs/Walk Packet Pickup and Late Registration
8:00am-1:00pm XTERRA Expo Open
8:00am XTERRA Oak Mountain 5K Trail Run/Walk Start
8:10am XTERRA Oak Mountain 10.3K Trail Run Start
8:20am XTERRA Oak Mountain 20.6K Trail Run Start
(Points awarded in the XTERRA Alabama Trail Run Series)
9:00am-12:00pm Paul Mitchell Cut-a-thon benefit for The Challenged Athlete Foundation
10:30am XTERRA 5K/10.3K Trail Run Awards Ceremony
11:00am XTERRA 20.6K Trail Run Awards Ceremony

Park entry fees: $5 Adult/$2 children 4-11 and Seniors 62+

Course Information

5km course is one loop around the lake. The 20.6km half-marathon will be two laps of the 10.3km course.

Oak Mountain 5km Trail RunXTERRA Oak Mountain 10.3km Trail RunOak Mountain Run Profile


Awards will be given to the top three in each age-group division. You must be present to receive your awards. Awards will not be mailed after the event.


Travel Partners


The XTERRA athlete rate at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Pelham (260 Cahaba Valley Road) is $99/night except Saturday night which is $130 plus tax. Call them direct and ask for the XTERRA rate at 205-987-8888 or book online here.Call 1-205-982-1999 and ask for the XTERRA rate.

Suggested Races

2018 XTERRA Trail Running National Championship - 5/10/21K

Snowbasin Ski Resort
September 16

2018 XTERRA Trail Running World Championship - 5/10/21K

Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, Hawaii
December 02