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8th Annual Spring for the Trails Half Marathon

  • 14 May 2022
  • Willowdale State Forest, Ipswich


Join us for the 8th Annual Spring for the Trails on Saturday, May 14th, back together in person!
The race begins at 8:00 AM sharp on the beautiful trails, both single and double track, of Willowdale State Forest.  Now is your chance to see some of the trails that are included in the Stone Cat Marathon and experience many new trails that you may not otherwise find. This course is 100% on trails!

Divisions: Men's and Women's Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
Prizes: awarded to 1st and 2nd place overall and in each division!

Registration is CLOSED.
Race day (Saturday May 14th) registration is available starting at 6:30 AM. 

$50 Race Day registration

$60 Race Day registration
Cash or check accepted.


  • Online registration closed at 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 8th. 
  • You may register the day of race starting at 6:30 AM. (Race Day: $50 Members; $60 Non-Members)
  • T-shirts only guaranteed for first 100 registrants!

Parking and race start: Please park at the Willowdale parking lot on Linebrook Road (across from Marini Farms, whose address is 259 Linebrook Road in Ipswich, MA).  Once parked, simply follow the path toward the field and you can sign in, pick up your bib and t-shirt (T shirts are first come first served). Race starts sharply at 8:00 AM!

Packet Pick-up:  If you wish to pick up your bib and t-shirt early (for pre-registered runners ONLY), we will be at New England Running Co. at 43 Enon Street in Beverly on Friday, May 13th from 10:00am - 6:00pm.  Otherwise, pick it up at the pre-registration table at the race starting at 6:30 AM. All pre-registered runners that pick up their packets on May 13th at New England Running will be entered into a raffle for a pair of Altra running shoes AND a Garmin Instinct Solar!

Course Map:  click here

Registration Form (if you'd rather mail it in):  click here

Liability Waiver (ONLY for those under 18):  click here

If you have any questions, please contact our office at Thank you!

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