Winter Night Quarter/Half/Full Trail Marathon

in United States at Eagle Creek Park

2016 Winter Night Marathon is SOLD OUT! There will not be any race day registrations. Thanks for all your support!

  • Full Marathon

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  • Half Marathon

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  • WIthdrawn

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  • Quarter Marathon

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Event Schedule:

The 2016 Winter Night Trail Marathon Event is SOLD OUT!
Disappointed? Check out the Winter Trail Frosty Half & Quarter Marathon

Schedule at a Glance

  • Friday Packet Pickup at The North Face/Keystone Crossing, 4:00-7:00pm
  • Saturday Packet Pickup at the race start area, 4:30-5:45pm
  • Race day registration will NOT be offered, this race sells out early so don't delay.
  • Race starts at 6:00pm
  • Race cutoff is 11:30pm - FULL Marathon runners, please see important details below.

Friday, 1/15
4:00pm-7:00pm Packet Pickup at The North Face
8702 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Saturday/Race Day
4:30pm Packet Pickup (NO REGISTRATION), Race Start Area
6:00pm Race Start

Race Start: This will be a chip timed start.
You will need to submit your expected finish time to be seeded properly into the corrals.
Full Marathon participants will start first with a minimum of 5 minutes lead on the next group.


The full marathon is reserved for runners capable of finishing within the 5.5 hour time limit. This is a tough race to complete in that amount of time so we're requiring runners to submit proof of finish time. For your entry to be accepted, you'll need to email prior race results showing one of the following:

  • Road Marathon with a finish time under 4 hours
  • Trail Marathon with a finish time under 5 hours
  • Trail Ultra (any distance greater than a marathon) with an average pace of 11:29 minutes/mile

Email to Please allow up to 5 days for verification.

Please make sure to read the FAQ Section of this website for additional race details.

Race Start/Chip Timing

All distances chip timed by MyLaps Bibtags system. The chips are attached to the back of your bib and are disposable so we do not need them back. Please wear your bibs on the front of your body and do not cover with heavy coats.

Light is Required

Headlamp or flashlight is required during this race.

Race Field

Limited to 600 Runners.


Click here for a course map.

Start and finish at the Beach at Eagle Creek Park.

The 6.55 mile loop is nearly all single track trail, 1 lap for the Quarter, 2 for Half and 4 for the Full Marathon. This course design allows us to see the runners more frequently and contain the safety and security of the runners more effectively.

What you get

  • Coveted Winter Night Trail Marathon finisher medal - All new for 2016!
  • Long sleeve race shirt that you'll want to show off when you go back to the office after this race!
  • Finishing this race makes you eligible for the new 2016 dual finisher's medal, you'll also need to complete our Summer Night Trail Marathon... more details on the way!

Prizes and Awards

All racers will receive a unique finisher medal commemorating the event.

Top Finishers All Distances:
1st - 3rd Overall Male & Female

You will automatically be entered into the correct division based on your age.

Age Groups (For fields larger than 100) 1st - 3rd Male & Female in the
following categories:

Under 15
60+ Masters Division

New for 2016... Dual Finishing Award

In 2016 the #Badass award will be replaced with a new dual finishers award.. This additional medal will be given to all racers that complete both the Winter Night Trail Marathon and the Summer Night Trail Marathon.

The 2016 Eagle Creek Trail Marathon on July 30 is not part of this award, but if you're racing for bling, you won't want to miss this one... JUST WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE IT!


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