Swiss Valley Trail Run

Peosta, IA

About the Race

This trail run will feature all the best of the Dubuque County landscape including creek crossings, steep inclines, and rugged terrain. The run will offer three distance options: 5.2 miles, 10.4 miles, and a 25K all set against the beautiful backdrop of Swiss Valley Nature Preserve. Race times are as follows:

25K: 7:00am Registration, 8:00am race start

10 mile: 8:00am registration, 9:00am race start

5 mile: 9:00am registration, 10:00am race start

All proceeds from the run will benefit the Friends of Dubuque County Conservation who help support Dubuque County parks and environmental education!

Free Camping and Showers

There will be free tent camping for runners at the Swiss Valley camp ground located down the street from the race start and directly next to the racer pick up location. Runners will be able to use the showers in the campground for free after the race to clean up.


There will be free shuttles to and from the start/finish line area. Parking will be just down the street next to the free showers and camping areas. Shuttles will start to take runners and spectators up to the start/finish at 6:45am

No Coast Trail Series

Swiss Valley Trail Run will be a part of the No Coast Trail Series this year. Runners will compete with other no coast racers in this beautiful and challenging course. Being a strong hill runner will benefit you as each loop will climb around 750 feet.


Participants need to be registered by September 21st to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Anyone registered after that date will get a shirt if one is available.

When & Where

Oct 6, 2018


7:00 AM

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