Earth Day 50k/15 mile
Celebrate Earth Day by running through the woods, enjoying nature, and making new friends! Join MUDD for our 2nd annual race at the hidden gems of Veteran Acres and Sternes Woods in Crystal Lake, IL. The beautiful course features winding single track, rolling hills, open prairie, and pine forest.
Sign up by March 30th to be guaranteed a race shirt.
We have "earthy" designed race shirts, age group awards 3 deep! First overall Female and Male a pair of Inov-8 shoes!
An Artist is making trophies out of re-purposed materials. Awards for 1st & 2nd M/F in the 50k. 1st overall M/F ultra Virgin. 1st overall M/F Master.
In the 15 mile race we have the artist made trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd M/F.
Packet pick up will be at Running Depot in Crystal Lake April 20th. If you pick your packet up here you will have a chance to win some good prizes from Simple hydration water bottles, Road ID and Inov-8.
It's a perfect goal race or warm up for Ice Age 50 & 50k. Here is directions to the starting line at Veterans Acres Main parking lot in Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Race start is 431 N. Walkup, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. 8 am start with packet pickup starting at 6:30 am. Race will fill up quickly with a cap of 200 runners!
Proceeds from the race are being donated to the Nature Center in Veteran Acres Park. They have many great programs for kids and adults, our dollars will help fund. Check out our website for more M.U.D.D. running club events, group training runs, weekly speed work, night runs, lots of fun stuff! (McHenry County Ultrarunning Dudes & Dudettes.) Happy trails!!!!