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National Anthem

The National Anthem and America the Beautiful was sung by Bethany Pierce, lead singer of  Plastic Angels, before the start of the race.

The daughter of a minister, Bethany Pierce grew up singing in church and various choirs. Gymnastics coach by day, singer by night, she came onto the Cape music scene in 2013 as the lead singer of a local cover band. She and guitarist Jeff Lawson met later that year, and by November, the duo had become Angry Ginger, now known as Plastic Angels.

5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K

All-trail 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, Marathon, or 50K
All Proceeds to Charity. “Run Forward. Give Back.”
Frances A. Crane Wildlife Management Area, Cape Cod
754 Nathan Ellis Highway (Route 151), E. Falmouth, MA 02536

April 9, 2017
10K/50K: 8 am  ~  Half Marathon: 8:10 am  ~  Full Marathon: 8:30 am  ~  5K: 1:30 pm

The primary drive behind this race is to raise money for charitable organizations. As the race motto says, “Run Forward. Give Back.”

Sorry, registration for all distances – 5K, 10K, Half, Full, and 50K – is now full.

Please consider volunteering!

If you would like to be placed on the waitlist for the 5K, 10K, Half, Full or 50K, please email Please note that post-close entry fees are increased by $25, with the additional cost donated fully to the charitable organizations being supported by this year’s race.

Dinner tickets, and donations can be purchased separately from race registration. (Sorry, sweatshirts are no longer available.)

2017 CCTR Info Flyer
2017 Dinner of Champions Flyer
2017 CCTR Runners Guide
2016 CCTR “Brag Book”

They came, they shivered a little, then they ran and kept on running…

By Nina Geatrakas

April 10th 2016 dawned crisp and clear, and a crew of remarkable volunteers headed to the Crane Wildlife Management Area at 3:45 a.m. to begin set up for the 3rd annual Cape Cod Trail Race. There were timing system checks, tents to setup, medical supplies to unload, and a nourishing hot breakfast to be cooked, all before the runners started to arrive at 6:30 a.m.    Continue reading They came, they shivered a little, then they ran and kept on running…