Registration closes: Wed, Apr 20 @ 11:59PM

Earth Day 50k/15 mile/5 mile

Celebrate Earth Day by running through the woods, enjoying nature, and making new friends! Join MUDD for our 5th annual race at the hidden gems of Veteran Acres and Sternes Woods in Crystal Lake, IL. The beautiful course features winding single track, rolling hills, blossoming spring flowers, open prairie, and pine forest
Earth Day trail races make a perfect goal race or last long run before Ice Age 50 & 50k.


ADDRESS:Veterans Acres Main parking lot in Crystal Lake, IL 60014. 431 N. Walkup Crystal Lake, IL 60014 8 am start with packet pickup starting at 6:30 am.

Race shirts made out of 100% recycled material

Sign up by February 25th to be guaranteed a tech race shirt.
If you miss this date, we will have Earth Day hats for all runners.

Race shirts are male and female specific, made out of 100% recycled material. The same shirt designer, "Atayne" from 2015 is designing the 2016 shirts. Watch our facebook page for pictures.

Packet Pick up

RACE DAY Packet pick up: 6:30 am
Race Start: 8am
431 Walkup, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday night from 5-8

The Running Depot
30 H North Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014


The course is a 5 mile loop. There is one major aid station at the start/finish line. We will have homemade goodies as well as typical ultra food:
cookies, PB & J, Sportsdrink, soda, chips, pretzels

We are working towards making this race "landfill free" so please bring your own water bottle.

8 hours to complete the race!

Age Group Awards

Age Group Awards Male and Female

Under 29





Course Description

The course runs through single track, rolling hills that will challenge and help you. The course is set up as a PR trail race.

All races will start together. We will start in the ball field and run around the pond to allow runners to spread out before they hit the single track.

1st Overall Male and Female will receive an award. They will be taken out of AG awards.

Age Group awards for Men and Women are:

Under 29





Refund policy on waiver

I understand that race registration fees are not refundable under any circumstance, race registrations are not transferable to other participants or to a future years event. Please consider these factors carefully before completing your registration.

Local time: 4:58 AM


Michele Hartwig
Race Director
Geoff Moffat
Course Manager

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