RACE START LINE
ADDRESS:Veterans Acres Main parking lot in Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
431 N. Walkup
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Race starts at 8 am for all runners.
Please keep an eye on website and read emails. If COVID precautions change, we could need to stagger the start.
8 am start with packet pickup starting at 6:30 am.
Packet Pick up
FRIDAY PACKET PICK UP 5 pm to 8 pm
Ornery Mule Racing Trailhead/Headquarters
824 S. Main Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP: 6:30 am at the small concession stand building near race start line.
RACE START TIME: 8am
Race shirt order goes in on February 10th
We order more shirts than entrants we let in.
Sign up early to be sure to get the size you want
Shirt size preference will go to the first people to sign up.
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
Rules for Award winners
You can only win an award in the race distance you are registered for.
If you plan to drop to a shorter distance race, you must make the change by April 8th. If you do this, you will still be eligible to win overall or AG award in the distance you are listed in. Race day or changes made after April 8th can not win awards.
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:
Refund policy on waiver- Understand this before registering
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.
Interested in Coaching or Nutrition Services?
- Custom Plan & Training Adjustments: You’ll get a custom plan designed to help you reach your goals. We know life happens, that’s why your coach will adjust your plan as needed. We’ll accommodate for your schedule, commitments, and any unexpected events.
- Coach Communication: We’ll match you with a coach who understands your needs and can support you to reach your goals. Plus, you can communicate with your coach via phone, text, video, or email. You get to choose. Your coach will stay up-to-date with your progress through a free Final Surge account.
- Race Preparation: We’ll match you with a coach who understands your needs and can support you to reach your goals. Plus, you can communicate with your coach via phone, text, video, or email. You get to choose. Your coach will stay up-to-date with your progress through a free Final Surge account.
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