Marmon Valley Farm will be hosting the Horsehose Hill Climb 10K, 20K and 30K trail run on November 17th to raise money for summer horse camp scholarships. The scholarships ensure that every child who wishes to experience summer camp at Marmon Valley is able to.

When: November 17, 2013
Where: Marmon Valley Farm
What: 10K, 20K, 30 K Trail Race
Cost: $35

Many of the trails throughout Marmon Valley's 500 acres are bridle trails, farm lanes and open meadows providing a fantastic trail running experience!

The trails and terrain at Marmon Valley are ideal for trail raceres who are looking for a challenging run. Whether you choose the 10K, 20K or 30K you will traverse through hardwood forest, up and down ravine trails, around fields, across creeks and along scenic overlooks. None of the trails are paved. All may be muddy! The course is laid out as a 10K loop.

Race-Day packet pickup and registration begins at 8:00am.

Race starts at 9:00am!

Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each race (10K, 20K and 30K). All other finishers will receive a participation medal like none other. You must be present to receive your award. Awards and prizes will not be mailed.

Your registration fee includes a wicked technical t-shirt. The deadline to be gauranteed a shirt in the size your requested in November 1st. If you register after Nov. 1st you will still receive a shirt, however, limited sizes/styles may be available.

Inclement Weather:
The race will be run rain or shine, however, the Race Director reserves the right to cancel or modify segments of the event as deemed necessary for participant safety. No refunds will be given in the event an act of God requires cancellation for the safety of participants. Once the race has started, no refunds will be given due to delayed start or conclusion.

Volunteer Opportunities:
If you or someone accompanying you are interested in race day volunteer opportunities, please email the event coordinator at

Marmon Valley Ministries is an ACA accredited non-for-profit Christian summer camping ministry near Bellefontaine, OH. Each summer Marmon Valley Ministries hosts 725 campers in various camp programs. Through horse camps we are committed to providing wholesome farm fun, to proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ and to encouraging young people to walk in a Christ-like manner.

Marmon Valley Farm is located 45 minutes northwest of Columbus just off US Route 33 at the State Route 292 exit. Please note that some older GPS devises fail to map reliable routes to Marmon Valley Farm. Printable directions are available at

The course:
Hilly, rocky & rooty! Sure to test the abilities of all fast or slow! Elevation profile does quite do this one justice with the ups and downs you'll encouter along the way!

Questions? Contact:
Kyle Augsburger
Camp Administrator
Marmon Valley Ministries

Where / When / How
  • Date: 11/17/2013
  • Location: Marmon Valley Farm
Packet Pickup