Powder Keg Trail Run

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Dirt Days Trail Series – Powder Keg
Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:00 am
Carter Park, Deerfield Township

The Powder Keg is a perennial favorite. Explore the many trails of Carter Park which is behind the Historic Kings Mansion. The course will be fun and challenging. You will do a loop that will take you to down near the Little Miami River. Follow along the river on the old abandoned King Road. Explore an old dam. Climb the “Stairway to Heaven”. Race distance is listed as 3.5 miles. However, your mileage may vary. This is the sixth event of the 2020 Dirt Days Trail Series.

The Powder Keg 5K Trail Race is presented by Deerfield Township and The Arts Alliance.


A portion of the proceeds benefit The Arts Alliance toward future arts programming.


Carter Park is located behind the old Kings Mansion on King Avenue just North of Kings Island. Carter Park Web Page.

I-71 to Kings Mills Exit. Go East past Columbia. Kings Mills turns into King Ave. Mansion is on the Left.

Google: 1720 King Ave, Kings Mills, OH 45034 to get directions from your location

GPS Coordinates: 39.358236, -84.246142

Ample Free parking at Kings Elementary next door.

The Course:

Scenic course explores the trails of the Historic Kings Mansion. Course will be fun and challenging. You will do a loop that will take you to down near the Little Miami River. Follow along the river on the old abandoned King Road. Explore an old dam. Make your ascent to the top via a series of steps. Then, you will explore the north side of the park trails. Follow around some ball fields and then the final push to the finish. Race distance is listed as 3.5 miles. However,your mileage may vary.

Run Divisions:

Run – Men & Women: 14/under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70/over.

Walk Divisions:

Walk – Men & Women 29/under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60/over

Individual Event Awards:

Awards to overall male and female runner and walker. There are age group awards for this event.

Age Group awards will be presented immediately after the race based on the above divisions.

Randomly drawn door prizes. 

You must be present to win any random drawing and you cannot accept for someone else, so stick around!


Powder Keg T-shirts (Short Sleeved) are available for $10 while supplies last. Pre-register if you know you want one.


We will have a variety of treats for you. 

Registration Fee:

Registration Fee: $15 Pre-registration per race. Late registration, when offered, will be $17. It was determined that not enough folks were pre-registering so the race day fee was raised to $20 to “encourage” pre-registration.

Register online through Thursday, August 19, 2020. Late online registration will be available through Friday, August 20, 2020.

Register by mail by printing and mailing a paper registration form. Postmark by Tuesday, August 18, 2020 so we will receive it in time.

Register on Race day from 7:30 am through 8:45 am at the venue.

Race Day Registration and pick up:

There is no early packet pick up for this event. Check in on day of race is from 7:30 am through 8:45 am. 

The Dirt Days Trail Series:

This is the sixth leg of the 2020 Dirt Days Trail Series.

Kings Mills

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-07-28



August 22, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
3.5 miles


August 22, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
3.5 miles

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