Join us for beer, running, beer, walking, beer, stumbling, beer & partying at Rockford Speedway! This year we want to make your experience even more fun and enjoyable! Check this out: Post Race Party will be Indoors this year! As in Previous Years, this event features 5 beer stops, one at the start and at every kilometer. The festivities begin on Saturday, March 16th at noon at the Speedway! The walk/run starts at 2:00 pm and we'll keep the party going until 6 pm this year!
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Warrior Dash is the 1M, 5k & 10K obstacle course races that anyone can start and everyone can finish. Whether you're an elite athlete or just beginning, you'll conquer 6/12/24 world-class obstacles for 1K, 5k & 10K races respectively, wade across wooded lakes, and venture through mud-caked backroads. Relive the course with friends at the after-party, and celebrate your decision to leave your normal weekend in the mud.
Since 2009, this is the get-dirty race anyone can start and everyone can finish. And once you're done, get ready to party at a festival with a live DJ, great beer, activities and sponsors and the best people watching ever.
We would like to welcome you to the 6th Annual Christmas in July Races (YES, IT IS HAPPENING IN JUNE!), which we like to call the longest summer holiday running party in the country. Our venue is festively decorated with christmas lights, inflatables, and more and takes place in beautiful Lisle Community Park in Lisle, IL (Just 25 miles outside of Downtown Chicago, IL and easy to get to). We go above and beyond with our fully stocked aid stations and have an amazing group of volunteers ready to help you in any way. You will also receive personalized attention from the race organizers before, during, and after the race.
Our races start on a Friday evening and include a Santa Fun Run to kick it off at 7:30pm, followed by the 5K at 8pm, then the 6-Hour, 12-Hour, 24-Hour Fixed Time Solo and Relay Endurance Runs following at Midnight, 11pm, and 10pm, respectively. Last year, we sold out our 2,3,4-person relay division, so we decided to add a 4,5,6-person 12-Hour relay, and a 4,6,8-person 24-Hour Relay divisions for 2019.
This is a great venue for the entire family. The kids get to run with Santa Claus and receive medals and t-shirts for their participation. Each participant receives awesome swag at the door and top notch finisher medals upon completion. We also hand out unique holiday Nutcrackers as finisher awards. We also have a costume contest for the 5K and fixed-timed events, so if you like, come prepared for that so our amazing volunteers can pick the winners.
If youre running one of our timed events, youre able to camp alongside the trail. Last year, we had 84 camping tents on the grounds and its growing every year. Most decorate their space with holiday decorations, some even bring projection TVs to entertain the kids overnight. Its a blast!
If you have any questions, at all, please contact the race staff at [email protected] and well be happy to answer any of your questions. We look forward to see you in 2019!
Same Epic Venue, Brand New Course
Tough Mudder Chicagos ready to take flight again in 2019. Were headed back to Rockford International Airport, where the mad minds at TMHQ have been putting on an absolute show the past three seasons. It wouldnt be a Tough Mudder event if we werent upping the stakes in order to push Mudders like you to your best, and beyond. So get ready to aim high and reach higher - its almost time for takeoff.
10 miles, 20+ obstacles
5 miles, 13 obstacles
3 Miles, 13 Obstacles
2019 will mark the ninth annual Fort2Base race- a monumental race through Illinois most impressive, historic and contemporary military command and training centers.
The nautical mile (symbol M, NM or nmi) is a unit of length that is about one minute of arc of latitude measured along any meridian, or about one minute of arc of longitude at the equator. By international agreement, it is 1,852 metres (approximately 6,076 feet).
September 7TH, 2019 - Join the Kronenwetter Fire Department as we honor the memory of the first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11th, 2001. Sign up for the 5th annual Run for the Fallen to remember those who gave it all and pay tribute to those who continue to serve our communities today.
Spartan Race is making its way back to the iconic Michigan International Speedway. Opened in 1968, this venue hosts several NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, including the FireKeepers Casino 400 and the Pure Michigan 400. The track and its surrounding property boasts 1,400 acres of terrain. As one of the flatter courses on the Spartan circuit, expect a quick, obstacle-heavy course, placing an even bigger burden on obstacle failures and the time spent destroying burpees. After all, it's only fitting that this "Speedway" provide a fast and furious race.