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Fall Fell Trail Run

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Photo by Rick Mayo, Mile 90 Photography

Fall Fell 7-Mile Trail Run

09/27/2015 (Sun)

9:00 a.m.  

Shelter #2, Kill Creek Park

Olathe, KS

9th Annual


You will get your feet wet crossing a stream, twice!
Great photos by Mile 90 Photography.
 A Trail Nerds' group run event.

Please show up at least 30 minutes prior to 9 a.m.


  • Signing the waiver includes a Trail Nerd Logo shirt (for the humans). 

  • Unique oval stickers for participants.

Donate to these off-pavement trails with your volunteer time and funds, please.

Additional (Bad) Weather Instructions:

The trail race will become a paved event, if the trails are too muddy, or if there are high winds or lightning. We may not know, until the day of the event, but we WILL RUN. In 2012, we ran a modified course, which was about 5 miles, because of this.






Directions from KC area to Kill Creek Park:

From I-435 (west), merge onto KS-10 W
Travel 9.6 mi
Take the Kill Creek Rd exit
0.2 mi
Turn left onto S Kill Creek Rd
Travel 2.8 mi
Turn right onto W 115th St
Travel 0.5 mi
Take the 1st left onto S Homestead Ln
Destination will be on the right
0.2 mi

11670 S Homestead Ln, Olathe, KS 66018


2015 Photos

By Rick Mayo, Mile 90 Photography 

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Photo by Rick Mayo, Mile 90 Photography

See all of our events HERE.


2014 Results


2014 Photos by Mile 90 Photography 


2013 Photos by Mile 90 Photography (Rick Mayo)


2013 Results

2011 Results

2011 Photos by Dick Ross

Photo by Dick Ross,
MudBabe Hayley rocks the stream crossing!

2009 Event
We had a nice little run, this Sunday.  Everybody seemed to have a good time.  Nobody got lost, but they did all get their feet wet. 
There were donuts.  There was coffee.  There were free Mizuno socks given to every finisher, by Sophia Wharton (except for the K-9 competitors...sniff...woof).
No records were broken, but neither were any bones.
Thanks to Brad Bishop and Travis Kierre, for marking the course with me on Saturday.  Thanks to Dallas Henry and Asher Kyger for helping out here and there, and for keeping the runners going in the right direction.  And thanks to my girlfriend Sophia for helping me de-mark the course and for doing results and a lot of etceteras.
Happy trails,
Bad Ben
PS: Thanks to our generous entrants, we raised $50 extra for ERTA, in addition to the race's donation.
Cody Jones wearing Mizuno Wave Cabrakans.
Photo by Dick Ross,
Kristi Mayo strides through the creek.
Photo by Dick Ross,
Juraj with his running partner (Willie).
Photo by Dick Ross,

Rick Mayo Strides Out. Photo by Dick Ross

2007 Event:
Dick Ross' Photos from
This was the first-ever off-pavement trail running event at Kill Creek Park. It was a low-key FUN trail run. The Kill Creek Trail system is fairly technical, and has roots, rocks and two stream crossings on this course.  It's a beautiful need to check it out, if you haven't been there before.

We raised $214 for ERTA for trail maintenance.  Thank you.

To the folks that showed up, we gave away some nice running-related stuff from Garry Gribble's Running Sports, and a pair of shoes from Vasque.

Many thanks to the volunteers, and to Shane Jones for helping me mark the course the night before. I've never known a guy that could keep a cigar lit while running on the "Eddy Trail" with his hands full.

Happy trails,
Bad Ben

This was a low-key trail event, like our last one.

Coco Tieghi enjoys the trail.

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