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  2018 Season
Grand Slam 2018 >>
Siberian Express >>
Fat Ass Runs >>
Annual Banquet >>
Mountain Goat >>
Memorial Day 5K >>
Summer Fun Runs >>
Lake Mingo >>
Clear Pond & Picnic >>
Howl at the Moon >>
Kennekuk Hash! >>
Cross Country >>
Wild Wild Wilderness >>
Veterans Day 5K >>
BackPack Trail >>

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  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  Or consider placing a business-card sized ad in our newsletter and reach the entire membership of more 1,000 for only $50/year.

2018 Season

Grand Slam 2018

A special award will be given to all individuals who complete the following four events in 2018: Siberian Express, Mountain Goat, Lake Mingo Trail Run, and Wild Wild Wilderness. The awards will be presented at the Wild Wild Wilderness 2018.

Siberian Express Trail Run
Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 11am CST
Kickapoo State Park on the Wilderness Trail
Race Director: Debra Studniarz

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 2018 season.

14th Annual Fat Ass Runs - KRR Members Only
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Fat Asses 7:30am, Other Asses 8:30am
Kennekuk Cove County Park at The Hideaway House

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?

40th Anniversary Annual Banquet - KRR Members Only
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Double Down Bar, 12414 Route 150, Oakwood

Must Pay in Advance and Submit Mileage by March 1

For details, please see the flier.

Mountain Goat Hill Runs
Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11am
Kickapoo State Recreation Area
e-mail questions to

The most challenging 2.2 mile walk or 4.4 mile run or 8.8 mile run in the Midwest. Grand Slam Event #2 of the 2018 season. Post-race party at Turtle Run in Danville with food, drinks, music and prizes.

For details, see the race flyer. or register online at

Summer Fun Runs/Walks
Dates: Wednesdays at 6:15 pm - June through August.
Kickapoo State Recreation Area Cross Country Course
Meet at the Meadow Shelter near Clear Pond
Host: Bob Huber

Weekly 1 mile, 2 mile, and 3 mile run/walks. Entry is free with ribbons or medals to all finishers - and every night is a cookout night!

20th Annual Lake Mingo Trail Race
Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9am
Kennekuk Cove County Park
Age Group & Weight Divisions
Race Director: Magdalena Casper-Shipp,

7.1 Miles of challenging trails circling Lake Mingo. Grand Slam Event #3 of the 2018 season.

Five Hours for Dogs & Cats - KRR Members Only
To be announced

The 28th Annual Howl at the Moon 8 Hour Run/Walk
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Kennekuk Cove County Park at 7:30am
Race Director: Marc Reddy
Sponsor: Lee's Famous Recipe

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 is no transfer of participants - there is no waiting list either. Limit of 350 participants. So, sign up early!

Packet pick up and baby starts on Friday, Aug 10th

Camping is available on a first come first serve basis starting Thursday, August 9th

Kennekuk Hash! - KRR Members Only
Date and time: August 25, 2018 at 10am
Location: Kenekuk Cove Park - Red Barn

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.

Cross Country
To be announced

Wild Wild Wilderness Trail Run
Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10am
Kickapoo State Recreation Area
7.45 mile trail run
Age Group & Weight Divisions
Race Director: TBD

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.

Veterans Day 5K
Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 9am
Danville American Legion
5K road Course on streets of Danville with food, many prizes, and awards after at the Legion. Benefits the Danville American Legion.
Race Director: Lisa Knapp

Backpack Trail - KRR Members Only
Date: November 24, 2018 at 9am (11 milers) or 10am (4 milers) at Forest Glen County Preserve
Start/Finish is at the Gannett Education Center, which is heated and has a full kitchen!

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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