_ The 2022 Chain of Rocks 6k:
About: The Chain of Rocks Bridge is an iconic bridge along the culturally significant Route 66 aka Mother Road. The 6k starts and finishes at the foot of the Chain of Rocks Bridge on the Illinois side.
Why Participate? This non-profit event is for EVERYONE. The intent is to provide a forum for folks/teams to be competitive yet be accessible to anyone and everyone. In essence to create “community”.
Pre-register online HERE until March 26th. Deadline to order event shirt is March 10th.
RACE DAY- please arrive EARLY- we park and start at the Eastern/Illinois entry to the Chain of Rocks Bridge!
Where: The Chain of Rocks Bridge – and West Chain of Rocks Road on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River.
When: Sunday March 27, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Chain of Rocks Bridge 6k Registration Details-
Before January 1st $25
January 1st - Feb. 28th $30
March 1st - March 26th $35
NO Race Day REG
This event is professionally chip timed by our good friends at Big River Race Management.
Thursday, March 24: 5pm – 8pm – location tbd
Friday, March 25: 5pm – 8pm – location tbd
Run Course Details: Start on the Illinois Entry to the Chain of Rocks Bridge- head West for one mile. Out to a turn around on the historic Chain of Rocks Bridge's Missouri Side. Returning via the bridge deck one mile to the Illinois side run through the Chain of Rocks Bridge Parking Lot on the Illinois side- making a right on to West Chain of Rocks Road. Run a bit over a half mile to the Mississippi River and turn around heading back a bit over a half mile to the Finish Line in the Illinois side Chain of Rocks Bridge parking lot.
This is a fairly fast, undulating course with just 4 turns PLUS some majestically majestic views of the Mississippi River AND the Chain of Rocks Bridge.
Course may be subject to change without notice
Awards: Top 3 Overall Men and Top 3 Overall Women; Teams (mixed men/women) Lowest three times Overall Team Winners.
Take in the spectacular view of the Mighty Mississippi River! Awards will be at (approx.) 9:45 am in the parking lot at the foot of the Chain of Rocks Bridge on the Illinois side.
Volunteer/Support the event: Please e-mail [email protected]
Thank YOU for participating, volunteering and supporting this iconic event!
-) 2022 race registration is open • Registration Information