Frisco Railroad Run
Running: Half Marathon, Marathon, 50 Miles, 50K Trail Run, 8K
April 24th, 2021
The Frisco Railroad Run is a Running race in Willard, Missouri consisting of a Half Marathon and Marathon and 50 Miles and 50K Trail Run and 8K.
This is a mostly flat and scenic USATF-certified out-and-back rail-to-trail course (fine-crushed hard-packed gravel) on the historic Frisco Highline Trail. The Frisco Highline Trail is the second longest Rail-Trail in Missouri. A lot has happened on the the Frisco Trail since 1948, when President Harry Truman rode the 36 miles from Springfield to Bolivar and back in his private railroad car, tuning up for his famous whistlestop campaign that would get him re-
elected President. The tracks are gone now, the old stations have been torn down and the wail of the steam engines have been replaced by silence and bird songs. And yet, some things haven't changed much in sixtyKeep Reading
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