5K Trail Run

5K Trail Run

6:00PM EDT Tough 5K course
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10K Trail Run

7:00PM EDT
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9:00PM EDT
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Stage Race of Pain

30K Stage Race

6:00PM EDT Do All three events: 5K,10K and 15K

Three races of increasing distance and time limit. Two in daylight and one in the dark. You may compete individually in one, two or all three stages. There will be two unique courses and a combination of the two for the final race. Make sure to read the events, stage race details, gear requirements and rules before registering.

Disclaimer:  Expect +/-500 meters on each distance. Course distances and details are subject to change based on changing trail conditions/weather. 

The Events
  • 6pm - Event #1 5K - Daylight
    • 1 hour cut off for finisher medal
    • The first half of this race will take you from lake level to the top of the park where you will make your way back down with a last minute push to the top of a long finisher hill ending back at the shelters. However, don't let the “down hill” fool you as it even has uphills. 
  • 7pm - Event #2 10K - Daylight
    • 2 hour cut off for finisher medal
    • Expect hills and creek crossings. Finish will be on finisher hill ending at Shelter #2.
  • 9pm - Event #3 15K - Night Time
    • 3 hour cut off for finisher medal
    • The final race takes place primarily in the dark. Headlight is required. This will be a revised version of the Noctua 15K course that incorporates the courses of event #1 and #2.
What's Included
  • T-shirt if registered by the deadline (June 12th)
  • Finisher Medal for each race
  • VINDURA or event sticker
  • Well marked course
  • RaceJoy tracking (See Below)
  • Live Online Results


  • Custom top 3 male and female awards in each distance
  • Finisher medals for all events (That's 3 medals if doing the 30K Stage Race)
  • Age group awards based on birth date on December 31st, 2022

Due to participants completing multiple distances, there will be no awards presentation after each race. Top 3 awards will be handed out shortly after finishing. Finisher and age group awards will be placed in envelopes with your name on it and available for pickup after your last race of the evening..

Course Maps

All courses can be found in the interactive map here and in the Race Day Guide




Gear Requirements


  • Hydration/Fuel (No on course water or aid stations)


  • Hydration/Fuel (No on course water or aid stations)


  • Hydration (No on course water or aid stations)
  • Headlamp
  • Cellphone
  • Location: 1200 State Hwy 3189, Nancy, KY US 42544 
  • Packet pickup: Packet pickup is at Shelter #2. Left at the first stop sign in the park.
  • Parking: By shelters #1/2 and the playground area. Left at the first stop sign in the park.
  • Fueling/Hydration: This will be a self-supported event. Pack in your water and energy needs. This is part of the adventure. 
  • Course Markings: Expect the course to be well marked with signage, tape, cones, etc. With all of our events, it is the responsibility of the participant to know the course prior to the start. Course maps will be provided ahead of time and available at staging. Staff/volunteers will be placed along the course at key spots to assist with course direction.
  • Checkpoints: There will be checkpoints along the course. Please provide your bib number to race staff if asked. If you wish to withdraw from the event, please notify race staff at any checkpoint or race HQ.
  1. No outside assistance outside of staging area with the exception of other competitors within your race.
  2. Must pack all hydration and fuel.
  3. Must have headlamp for events after dark.
  4. Stay on the set course.
  5. Complete set time limit for each event.
  6. Check in at mandatory checkpoint(s).
  7. No littering on the course. Pack it in, pack it out.
  8. No dogs allowed during the run for the safety of all involved
  9. Use proper trail etiquette.Pass on the left when possible. Announce that you are passing.
  10. Course remains open to the general public so please be courteous.
  11. Be a positive representation of the sport.
  12. While not enforced,if wearing earbuds, please do so only in one ear.
  • June 06 11:59PM -  T-shirt deadline and price increase.
  • June 18 05:45PM - Online Registration closes
  • June 18 04:30PM - Packet Pickup Starts (Shelter #2)
  • June 18 05:45PM - 5K and Stage Race Safety Meeting (Shelter #2)
  • June 18 06:00PM - 5K Start
  • June 18 06:45PM - 10K Safety Meeting (Shelter #2)
  • June 18 07:00PM - 10K Start
  • June 18 08:45PM - 15K Safety Meeting (Shelter #2)
  • June 18 09:00PM - 15K Start
1200 State Hwy 3189
Nancy, KY US 42544

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Noctua Trail Runs - 5/10/15K and 30K Stage Race.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To
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