RUGGED RED TRAIL HALF MARATHON
NADA TUNNEL 8K FOOT RACE
“I loved Rugged Red, the volunteers, were great, Loved the race course and its challenges. The only suggestion I have is maybe have a few basic first aid supplies at the aid stations. As technical as that course is, just having some basic first aid at the checkpoints for falls, or mile 6 hornet stings lol, would be awesome. Really though this race lived up to all the hype, it was truly a great experience!”
Corine LeMaster Pitts
“Fantastic trail race! I especially liked the variable terrain (creeks, dirt, mud, sand, stone, rocks, and the suspension bridge!), single “loop” course (never repeating anything), the challenge of the elevation change, and the friendliness of the volunteers/participants. Awesome experience!”
Our Host and Race Director
Joe Bowen is best described in two ways. One is where he lives. The second is what he’s done in his life.
Joe has never settled for anything in his life. And at 74 years young, he’s just getting started. You won’t even believe his list of lifelong accomplishments:
Papa Joe has biked 14,000 miles across the entire United States for charity. Not once, but twice.
Joe owns the Guiness Book for World Record’s for the longest stilt walk, 3008 miles, across America for the Muscular Dystrophy Association
Joe is the published author of Real Winners Don’t Quit & Stiltwalk
Joe received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 1986 along with John Denver, Jackie Onassis, Mahamad Ali, Joe DiMaggio and President Donald Trump and others.