Kennekuk Road Runners Howl at the Moon...

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Race Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017


Location: Kennekuk Cove County Park

Address: 22296-A Henning Rd.

City: Danville

State/Terr: Illinois

Zip: 61834

Country: USA

Race Website:


Kennekuk Road Runners 27th Annual Event.  8 Hour Ultra marathon in memory of Scott Hathaway and in honor of Ultramarathon Legend Rob Apple.   

Registration will close when field is full.  Probably within 30 minutes.

A list of participants will be posted on our facebook page within two weeks of the event.

There will be NO refunds, deferrals or transfers of division.  No exceptions.  KRR does not handle the Active refund insurance program. 

Friday, 8/11/17, we will have a one-loop "Baby Howl at the Moon" meet the course for participants and their family & friends at 6:00 PM.  Cool Baby Howl Awards.  FREE PASTA DINNER from 5PM to 5:45PM for participants.  all others $7:00.  Pay at door. 

PACKET PICK UP THURSDAY 3:00pm TO 7:00pm AND  FRIDAY FROM 10:00AM TO 7:00PM.  Come early to claim your spot along the start finish area.  Limited Pickup SATURDAY FROM 6:15 TO 6:55 AM AT THE PARK.

Event details and schedule

Race starts at 7:30 AM. at the Big Red Barn.  Course is a 3.29 mile loop that is 75% trail, 20% fine rock and 5% asphalt.  One long gradual downhill and one steep short uphill.  Halfway Aid station with Jimmy Buffett theme with margaritas on the last loop. Plus additional aid at the top of the hill and start/finish. Loops are counted by personal scorers for each age division.  You must check in with scorer each loop.  YOUR SCORER IS ALWAYS RIGHT.  In last 1/2 hour, runners and walkers can do a 1/4 Mile out and back course for the final 30 minutes. 

Walkers must walk.  No racewalking.

Awards:  Top 3 walkers overall. Run:  Top 5 overall male & female.  Plus additional awards for most miles in walkers (15 awards), Open Male and female (0-39-30 awards), Master male and female (40-49-30 awards), Grandmaster Male & female (50-59-30 awards), Superior Males (60+ 25 awards) and Superior Female (60+ 15 awards). 

The park allows camping only for the Howl and only on Thursday, Friday & Saturday.  Or you can stay in the barn or train car.  The best set up spots will be by taken VERY early Friday. 

After the race: Awards, beer, pop, and chicken, sides, and mac&cheese from Lee's for all participants.   


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