Saturday, October 19, 2013
DES PLAINES RIVER TRAIL RACES
Welcome to year three of the DPR Trail Half-Marathon, Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon along the beautiful and fast Des Plaines River Trail in Lake County, Illinois. This is a truly special running course. The DPR Trail is a wide, crushed gravel track, free of roots and rocks, and very flat. All of the major road crossings are managed by way of bridges or viaducts (with only 4 minor road crossings along the whole 50 Mile course, 2 on the Marathon course, and none for the Half-Marathon course). This is a great track through alternating lush forests and open wetlands. With cool temperatures expected, and given the flat terrain and ideal running surface, you'll find these to be extremely fast courses. Come out and join us for a great run!
Race start times:
7:00am - 50 Mile
8:00am - Marathon
9:00am - Half-Marathon
Online registration for the 2013 races will close as each event reaches its posted capacity*
but will in any case not continue past midnight on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
Please note: In 2012 all three events reached capacity and registration was therefore closed
in advance of race day. There will be no Race Day registration.
* Event Capacity:
150 - 50 Mile
250 - Marathon
250 - Half-Marathon
Please click below to register:
The DPR Trail Races event is not presented by the Lake County Forest Preserves (LCFPD).