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DPRD Trail Series

The best non-perishable foods to donate:

  1. canned beans
  2. dry beans
  3. peanut butter, or other nut butters
  4. rolled oats
  5. canned fruit in juice, not in light or heavy syrup
  6. canned vegetables
  7.  soups
  8. canned tuna in water
  9. canned chicken
  10. brown rice
  11. shelf stable milk and milk substitutes
  12.  pasta
  13.  pasta sauce
  14. canned stews
  15. unsweetened apple sauce
  16.  cold cereals
  17. olive or canola oil
  18. canned tomatoes
  19. chicken, beef and vegetable broths and stock.


Come join us Thanksgiving morning at Raisin Woods for Dalton Parks and Recreation's 8th Annual Beast B4 the Feast 

Or you can run the Any Mile Beast virtually Nov. 27-29th at Raisin Woods

Raisin Woods Bike Park   

145 Raisin Way

Due to Covid-19 the Beast will look a little different please read carefully:

We will be having a virtual or race day option:

Virtual will run any distance from Friday 27th to Sunday the 29th.

We will have the opportunity to bring canned food items to the Recreation Center on Civic Drive Monday the 30th,  4:00pm to 8:00pm to receive your shirt.

Race Day Beast:

There will be a cap of 150 runners for the 4.6 mile chip timed start and a cap of 100 runners for the un-timed 1 mile.

We will have the start line open from 7:30am to 8:30am.  Once you check in you are free to start anytime within that hour.

This is to help with social distancing on the trail.  Raisin Woods is single track and have places that are not easy pass.

The 4.6 and 1 mile races will start in the same direction.  One milers will go one the same route as past years just in reverse.

This 4.6 mile/1 mile run is free with your donation of nonperishable food item(s) for Dalton's food banks.  Last year we were able to donate over 1,400 items to help with area hunger!!

Online registration fro both races will be from October 19th through November 20th. 


Shirts will be given at check-in.  We ask that you wear a mask for check in

Please note:

Raisin Woods is a bike trail with hills, roots, rocks, and is mostly single track.

Strollers, bikes, dogs, or headphones are not allowed during race for either the 4.6 mile or the 1 mile due to terrain and number of runners.

There will not be an aid station this year.  You will need to bring your own hydration.

Race day check in/registration will start at 6:30am 


Awards will be mailed to the first Male and Female overall only