|Events and Results|
|Here you'll find an index of our upcoming events, including information on how to register.
If you'd like to sponsor one of our events, many of which have hundreds of participants, please contact the race director or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or consider placing a business-card sized ad in our newsletter and reach the entire membership of more 1,000 for only $50/year.
A special award will be given to all individuals who complete the following four events in 2015: Siberian Express, Mountain Goat, Lake Mingo Trail Run, and Wild Wild Wilderness. The awards will be presented at the Wild Wild Wilderness 2015.
Siberian Express Trail Run
The number one winter race in the Midwest. Enjoy 7.45 challenging miles of beauty and adventure (same course as Wild Wild Wilderness) then party afterwards Kennekuk-style at Sarge's Tap with food, drink, music, and prizes. Grand Slam Event #1 of the 2015 season.
12th Annual Fat Ass Runs - KRR Members Only
Pick your Ass!: Fat Ass 28.4 miles Ultra; Large Ass 21.3 miles; Average Ass 14.2 miles; Small Ass 7.1 miles; or No Ass At All - you just join us for the fun!
And did you know it's FREE?! Time to join KRR for all the fun we have, huh?
For details, please see the flier.
37th Anniversary Annual Banquet - KRR Members Only
The most challenging 5K walk or 10K or 15K run in the Midwest. Grand Slam Event #2 of the 2015 season.
For details, see the race flyer.
Memorial Day 5K
A flat, 5K course on the roads and paved trails of the wooded campus of the local VA Hospital.
Summer Fun Runs/Walks
Weekly 1 mile, 2 mile, and 3 mile run/walks. Entry is free with ribbons or medals to all finisher - and every night is a cookout night!
17th Annual Lake Mingo Trail Race, RRCA Illinois State Cross Country Championship
7.1 Miles of challenging trails circling Lake Mingo. Grand Slam Event #3 of the 2015 season.
Five Hours for Dogs & Cats - KRR Members Only
Officially a five hour running/walking event, start and stop anytime you'd like between 9am and 2pm.
Of course we'll have the usual Kennekuk party - firing up the grill at at 1:30 with hot dogs, brats, polish sausage & veggie dogs - and beer from Orange & Blue. Great prizes too!
The 24th Annual Howl at the Moon 8 Hour Run/Walk
*** THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT ***
The largest timed ultra in the United States, The Howl at the Moon is held at Kennekuk Cove County Park on a 3.29 mile loop with excellent support from Kennekuk's outstanding volunteers. Do as little or as much as you can. A perfect event for your first Ultra. Post-race party with food, drink, prizes & music.
There are no changing of divisions nor will there be any transfer of participants - there is no waiting list either. Limit of 300 participants. So, sign up early!
Packet pick up starts on Friday, Aug 7th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm and Saturday morning from 6:15am to 6:45am - all Illinois time.
Camping is available on a first come first serve basis starting Thursday, August 6th
Kennekuk Hash! - KRR Members Only
If you've never Hashed, well... then you've never really had FUN running! Join us for a day of interesting out and back hilarity.
For details, see the
Run or walk 1, 2, or 3 miles - except for the weekend of September ?? when we'll combine the event with The Wild Wild Wilderness.
We'll have ribbons for finishers, and trophies/awards at the last event when we'll have a cookout "Kennekuk Style" with Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken. For details, see the
Wild Wild Wilderness Trail Run
Stay for the post-race party with food, drink, music and prizes. Final Grand Slam event. Grand Slam awards presented at the post-race party.
Backpack Trail - KRR Members Only
The most challenging course in the local area - and you get to choose your distance of either 4 or 11 miles. Party during and immediately after the run at the Gannett Education Center.
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