Tom Short 5k Trail Run

The Tom Short Trail 5k Trail Run was first run in 2003 and continues as an annual event to celebrate the life of Tom Short.

Tom was a local businessman who was a part-owner of Leach-Wilson Chevrolet.  He was a man of faith who loved his family and he lived to encourage others.

The race is held on the first Saturday in August and has grown in participation every year.  Proceeds from the race are used to support the maintenance of the General Dacey Trail.

The race is unique for the following reasons:

  • the course is very challenging
  • an option for team cross country scoring exists, form a team of five runners and signup on race day for the team competition.  You run the race as an individual, but we also use your place to score an additional team competition.
  • popsicles and chocolates highlight the post-race refreshments
  • a big splash event is held at the Shelbyville Aquatic Center in Forest Park after the race for all participants.

The Tom Short Training Team is and eight-week program designed to encourage local residents to participate in the Tom Short 5k.


2017 Race Results

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2016 Race Results

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2016 Race Info

Tom Short Training Team -2016

Tom Short Annual Race Form

Sign up online for the 2016 race here:

2015 Race Results

2014 Race Results

2013 Race Results

2013 Tom Short Race Overall Results

2013 Tom Short Race Team Results

2013 Tom Short Race – Results By Age

Race Results History

2012 Tom Short Race Results

2011 Tom Short Race Results

2010 Tom Short Race Results

2009 Tom Short Race Results

2008 Tom Short Race Results

2007 Tom Short Race Results

2006 Tom Short Race Results

2005 Tom Short Race Results

2004 Tom Short Race Results

2003 Tom Short Race Results

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