Bear Claw Trail Race

June 10, 2017 at 7:30am

Johnston Woods, McDonald, TN

Click here for online results for the 2017 Bear Claw Trail Race.

The Bear Claw Trail Race will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Johnston Woods Retreat Center in McDonald, TN ( (298 Brymer Creek Rd. McDonald, TN 37353). Enjoy the ~4 mile race on the beautiful, beginner level trails. This is a great race for beginner trail runners!

Awards will be given to the 1st place overall male and female finishers, as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over. 

The race will be professionally chip-timed by Terra Running Company with immediate online results!

Registration is $25 until March 31 at 11:59pm and $30 from April 1-June 10. Race entry includes a race t-shirt. All finishers get a Bear Claw pastry at the finish!

Preregistered packet pick up will be at Terra Running Company (2548 Georgetown Rd. Cleveland, TN 37311) from 10:30-6 on Friday, June 9, 2017, as well as race morning from 6:30-7:15am at Johnston Woods Retreat Center (298 Brymer Creek Rd. McDonald, TN 37353).


We have heard from so many people that they're exicted for the Bear Claw Trail Race in June, but are nervous to try trails on their own. Let's run them together!

Join Terra Running Company for a free beginner trail run at the Johnston Woods trails in McDonald, TN, a short 10 minute drive from Cleveland. We will preview the course for the Bear Claw Trail Race on June 10, 2017.

This is a beginner friendly run, with all paces welcome! We won't let you get lost. The trails are not technical, so you can wear your road running shoes. The route will be ~4 miles.

Register for the Bear Claw Trail Race at the course preview run and get $5 off registration! (cash, check, or credit card will be accepted.)