Majestic views, challenging trails, and ROCKIN' race day party are STARS of this course!
8 hour timed loop course
8 hour race starts at 8 am
4 hour timed loop course
4 hour race starts at 12 noon
Sid timing will keep track of your mileage, awards are determined by the runners with the most mileage. Ties in mileage will be determined by who gets to the mileage the earliest.
Think of yourself as a Nordic Warrior conquering these challenging, yet runnable trails! The course is set on the trails of Chestnut Mountain Resort- the same hills you ski in the winter! Majestic views across the mighty Mississippi River. You will see Iowa and Wisconsin across the river! Look forward to the evening, eating a delicious finisher meal prepared by Chestnut Mountain Resort restaurant while watching the grand sunset on the Mississippi horizon.
Long loop: 2.91 miles
Short loop opens at 3:30 pm: .6 miles
Must complete entire loop before 4 pm for the loop to count.
Refund Policy listed on registration
We take pride in working hard to keep our race prices down. In an effort to keep our cost low, we have come up with this policy.
Rollover Race entry as long as you let us know by 70 days before event. Do this on Ultrasignup
50% OMR race credit as long as you do this by 25 days before event. Do this on Ultrasignup
Purchased extra meal tickets are not refundable.
Heavy metal, 3-D Bad Ass Warrior finisher medal for all runners!
Choose to be a warrior trail runner, or join race day party early and cheer on runners the rest of the day. Both options will be a fun time! Race day is your challenge! With all the great race day energy, you may find you can run farther than you ever thought!
8 and 4 hour race course
This is not your PR course, but we bet you will feel good about the miles you knock out here!
Looped course that brings you back to a jammin' party every time. DJ, music, and FUN after party! We will even have prizes for the after party. Can you dance after running? Show us your moves and you just might win a prize!
Ornery Mule Mountain Challenge
This race is on Friday night. It has a separate registration page. Ride the ski lift over the course to check out the Illinois Mountain you will get to run up & down!
Come run this one of a kind Illinois "mountain" race!
WEBSITE HAS LINK TO COURSE MAP
Just shy of a 5k loop. Run as many loops as you want in the 4 or 8 hour time frame.
Overall Male and Female- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awards
Age Group Awards- 10 year age spans
Special prize! Best Warrior costume wins a big trophy! Male and Female
Nordic Viking Warriors is the theme of the day. Come dressed to conquer. Best costume of the day wins a Warrior Prize
Party, finisher meal, t-shirt all included in sign up
Purchase extra meals for your crew. Race day price will be higher. Chestnut Mountain Resort host weddings nearly every weekend during spring, summer and fall. They are experienced and serve delicious food.
Chestnut Mountain Resort
This is a great venue for the race! Comfortable and fun weekend get away! We highly suggest booking a room here and spending the weekend. They have a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu in 2 restaurants on the grounds.
Ask for Galena Sky Trail races special rates
700 W Chestnut Mountain Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (800) 397-1320
Great Fun for the entire family!
Soaring Eagle Zipline
Take a ride and enjoy the views
Historic Downtown Galena
Visit downtown Galena- charming old time town
website with activities: http://www.visitgalena.org/
Interested in Coaching or Nutrition Services?
- Custom Plan & Training Adjustments: You’ll get a custom plan designed to help you reach your goals. We know life happens, that’s why your coach will adjust your plan as needed. We’ll accommodate for your schedule, commitments, and any unexpected events.
- Coach Communication: We’ll match you with a coach who understands your needs and can support you to reach your goals. Plus, you can communicate with your coach via phone, text, video, or email. You get to choose. Your coach will stay up-to-date with your progress through a free Final Surge account.
- Race Preparation: We’ll match you with a coach who understands your needs and can support you to reach your goals. Plus, you can communicate with your coach via phone, text, video, or email. You get to choose. Your coach will stay up-to-date with your progress through a free Final Surge account.
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Event's current local time: 8:07 PM CT