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Surf the Murph

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Length

17.1 Miles 27.5 Kilometers

95%

Runnable

5%

Singletrack

Elevation

1,668' 509 m

Ascent

-1,658' -505 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

1,100' 335 m

High

905' 276 m

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The 2017 Surf the Murph course.

Andrew Fraser

Overview

The north section is closed until late summer. If gates are closed then trails are closed.
A great race course loop in Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve. The loop follows a mix of cross-country ski trails and running trails. There are some steep climbs.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Need to Know

The south section is open to horses and dog walking, so be aware.

Description

This run is made up of many trails within Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve. The north section is wooded and follows cross-country ski trails. There are some steep climbs. Most of the trail is dirt or grass covered.

The south section is fairly open prairie with dirt trails. Many of the trails have grooves and run like singletrack.

Surf the Murph has 25KM, 50KM and 50 Mile options and the race is 1, 2 or 3 laps of this course.

The course is mainly on official trails, but there are a few sections which veer off the main trails.

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