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VIKING DASH TRAIL RUN: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Join other Vikings at Veteran Acre Park for a looped course to Sterne's Woods Park and back. Course features multiple elevation changes to make it a good workout!

  • December 11th, 10:30 AM

  • 431 Walkup Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

  • Viking Dash Trail Run: Chicago Starts In...

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    More about the Event...

    2021 NEWS: WE ARE BACK! 1 DAY ONLY IN 2021 UNLESS SATURDAY FILLS QUICKLY WITHOUT A NIGHT OPTION; CHOOSE YOUR SATURDAY DAY RACE DISTANCE OF 5K, 10K OR HALF MARATHON WITH ALL-NEW SHIRT AND THE NEW 2021 THOR’S HAMMER OR DOUBLE SIDED AXE FINISHER MEDAL!


    Veteran Acre Park is an amazing oasis just 90 min NE of Chicago just 1/2 mile from the Metra in DT Crystal Lake, IL with a beautiful park! "It's hilly as heck!"


    Plus: The Hill… no words can prepare you for that bad boy (9.9% grade)!

    Indoor Reg/Warming conference center and huge fire at the Finish Line

    Story Behind the ULFBERHT Sword
    How to Catch the Metra to Chrystal Lake

    Your Viking Loot Includes...

    *First 400 Registrants get their Choice of MJORNIR or the BATTLE AXE

    AND The Glow in the Dark Shield

    These are the best available prices to register. Spots are filling up fast!

    5k Race

    $44

  • Perfect for Beginners

  • Costume Contest

  • Family Friendly

  • Spectator Friendly

  • Event Swag

  • Periodic Aide Stations

  • Age Group Winners

  • 10k Race

    $59

  • For Mid Distance Racers

  • Costume Contest

  • Family Friendly

  • Spectator Friendly

  • Event Swag

  • Periodic Aide Stations

  • Age Group Winners

  • 13.1M Race

    $89

    • For Endurance Racers

    • Costume Contest

    • Spectator Friendly

    • Event Swag

    • Periodic Aide Stations

    • Age Group Winners

    Event Schedule

    This is our event schedule and the entire event will proceed as per the timeline given below. Please be on time for the pre-race meeting so that you don't miss any news and last minute updates.

    • Before the Race

    • Packet Pickup & Registration

      9:00 am - 11:00 am

      Upon arrival, receive your swag, bib, and timer chip.

    • Chip Timed

    • Quick Morning Flow

    • Get Swag

    • Last minute bio break window

    • Pre-Race Meeting

      10:00 am: 5k ONLY

      11:00 am: 10k and Half Marathon

      Last minute details on the three races will be available.

    • Last minute updates

    • Course Review

    • Review start times

    • Prayer and National Anthem

    • Race Time

    • Start of the Race

      10:30 am - 11:35 am

      Race will start in waves

    • 10:30am: 5k Start (Men)

    • 10:30am: 5k Start (Women)

    • 11:30am: 10k Start

    • 11:30am: Half Marathon Start

    • Post Race

    • After the Race

      11:30 am - 1:00 pm

      Race awards will be handed out as races end.

    • ~11:30 pm: 5k Awards & Pictures

    • ~12 pm: 10k Awards & Pictures

    • ~1 pm: Half Marathon Awards & Pictures

    • Results are available ASAP

    • Pictures available in 2-4 days on Facebook

    Register Now Before It's Sold Out

    We have limited slots for this event on both days, and the demand for tickets will rise everyday. The tickets are going to go very quickly, so get them till they are available!.

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