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Frozen Gnome 50K/10K Trail Races

Come chill with the McHenry (County) Ultra Running Dudes and Dudettes, MUDD, on a fun and frosty run in Crystal Lake on January 11th. The Frozen Gnome's beautiful single-track course will take runners through the winter wonderland of Veteran Acres and Sterne’s Woods. Folks may choose either the 50K ultra run or the 10K race for speedsters. Gnome doubt about it, either course will be tough.

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

Location: Illinois, United States
Nearby City: Crystal Lake

Event 1:
Race Length: 50 km (31.1 mi)
90% dirt trails, 10% dirt roads, 0% paved
Event 2:
Race Length: 10 km (6.2 mi)
90% dirt trails, 10% dirt roads, 0% paved
Additional Information

Website URL: http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=24430 (opens new window)
Phone: 815-261-2667

Main parking lot of Veteran Acres. North of 176 on Walk up avenue. Race start line is north of the baseball fields/tennis courts. The course is mainly single track trails on a lot of hills. It's a 10k loop that will be repeated 5 times for the 50k runners. One main aid station "Gnome Headquarters" at the start-finish line. Gnome Headquarters will be stocked with hot soup, homemade goodies, coffee and drinks. There is one unmanned aid station with gatorade or sports drink on the course. The course is set up so spectators/crew will be able to see your runner quite a few times.



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Submitted On: 11/02/2013
By: bricemaieralt

Editors: Konaleen



Illinois Trail Races:
Des Plaines River Trail Races | Earth Day 50K & 15M | Evergreen Lake Ultra and Ultra and a Half | Fall Classic Trail Run | Frozen Gnome 50K/10K Trail Races | Lake Mingo Trail Run | Quarry Crusher Run-Chicago | Siberian Express Trail Run | Wild Wild Wilderness Trail Run