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Des Plaines River Trail Races

Out and back Half-marathon, marathon and 50 mile ultra-marathon along the beautiful Des Plaines River in Vernon Hills, IL.

When: October
(This trail race takes place in October each year. Visit race website link below for details.)

Location: Illinois, United States
Geographic Area: Half Day Forest Preserve
Nearby City: Vernon Hills

Event 1:
Race Length: 50 miles (80.5 km)
Elevation Gain: 250 feet (+5 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 250 feet (-5 ft/mi)
Event 2:
Race Length: 26.2 miles (42.2 km)
Elevation Gain: 100 feet (+4 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 100 feet (-4 ft/mi)
Event 3:
Race Length: 13.1 miles (21.1 km)
Elevation Gain: 50 feet (+4 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 50 feet (-4 ft/mi)
Additional Information

Website URL: http://www.desplainesrivertrailraces.com (opens new window)
Race Director: ekelly32
Phone: 847-476-5645

Details
Flat, fast course on a crushed limestone trail. The fall foliage is spectacular! A perfect course for first-time runners in any of the distances. The Marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

 


 

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Submitted On: 4/07/2014
By: ekelly32 (Race Director)

Modified On: 4/07/2014

Editors: alloutevents

 

 

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