Gone Squatchin’

It was a perfect night to get muddy on the trail! Thanks to all the participants for braving the weather, and the amazing volunteers for making this event happen! Results for the 2018 race can be found here!


Each year just as the season turns, hundreds of squatch enthusiasts descend upon the woods of Alum Creek in search of the elusive Autumn Squatch.  The first recorded sighting was in the fall of 2012, with multiple sightings over the years.

The Autumn Squatch is most commonly seen poking around the Rocks and Roots trail on late autumn nights as he passes through on his way south for the winter. To celebrate the coming of the squatch each year we head out into the woods on the a beautiful autumn evening.

screen-shot-2016-09-08-at-12-12-09-pmAll signs are pointing to great chances of spotting the Autumn Squatch this year. Join us on the trail November 1st, run a little, laugh a lot, and keep your eyes out for the squatch!

What: 10K Trail Race

Where: The NEW Rocks and Roots Trail at Alum Creek

When:  Thursday, November 1st at 6:30pm

RRTRACost: Proceeds benefit the Rocks and Roots Trail Runners Association (RRTRA)

  • $40 by July 31st
  • $45 August 1st-August 31st
  • $50 September 1st-30th
  • $55 October 1st through Race Day


Please note: The Autumn Squatch 10K has a NO REFUND and NO BIB TRANSFER policy for all events.

We’re looking for a few good volunteers! Click here to sign up! Volunteers receive a race shirt, and a $15 credit at Fleet Feet + FrontRunner!


This year marks the 5th Annual AutumnSquatch 10K Trail Race at the Rocks and Roots Trail at Alum Creek! Come on out and check out the one and only trail built by and for trail runners in Central Ohio!

What do you get?

  • 10K Trail Race
  • Sassy Event Shirt
  • Squatchy Finisher’s Medal

Packet Pickup:

Packet pickup will be held at Fleet Feet Sports before the event on Tuesday, October 30th through Wednesday, November 31st during normal business hours.

Race day packet pickup will begin at 5:30pm at the race site at Alum Creek State Park.

The Course:

The start of the race is located just off of Hollenback Rd and just south of the dog park(3993 Hollenback Rd Lewis Center, OH 43035).


Elevation Gain: 381 ft
Elevation Loss 367 ft

Results & Photos

2018 – Results

2017 – Results

2016 – Results   |   Photos

2015 – Results   |   Photos

2014 – Results   |   Photos

Check out the course photos below!

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