Out and back Half-marathon, marathon and 50 mile ultra-marathon along the beautiful Des Plaines River in Vernon Hills, IL.
(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
Race Length: 50 miles (80.5 km)
250 feet (+5 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 250 feet (-5 ft/mi)
Race Length: 26.2 miles (42.2 km)
100 feet (+4 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 100 feet (-4 ft/mi)
Race Length: 13.1 miles (21.1 km)
50 feet (+4 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 50 feet (-4 ft/mi)
Website URL: http://www.desplainesrivertrailraces.com (opens new window)
Race Director: ekelly32
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