Camp Ondessonk 3760 Ondessonk Rd. Ozark, IL 62972 Start/finish at CampO Grounds
The Shawnee Hills 100Mi, 100K and 50K are simultaneous trail races that will be held across the scenic Shawnee National Forest in Southern IL.
THE COURSE is a figure eight loop with a combination of 80% single track trail, all dirt with some fire roads. The course is hilly; total climb between 50 feet - 150 feet (2,500 feet - 7,500 feet in 50miles), the terrain is technical with lots of rocks, roots/ruts and creek crossings to keep you present, Distance: 100 Mile Run (1 short 3-ish mile loop at the start and 3 x 32-ish mile loop) 100K Run (2 x 32-ish mile loop) 50K Run (1 loop) FUN RUN (1 loop) ***Check "Maps & Stuff" tab for detailed course information*** Elevation Gain Per Loop is approx. 3200 feet and Elevation Loss Per Loop is approx. 3200 feet
START TIME & TIME LIMIT
100Mile and 100K START TIME: 6am CDT on Saturday, August 26, 2017 TIME LIMIT: 32 Hours CHECK IN/PACKET PICKUP: Friday, August 25 from 12pm - 8pm MANDATORY PRE-RACE MEETING: Friday, August 25 from 7pm - 8pm PACER for 100Mi & 100K Only 1 pacer at a time will be allowed on the course. Pacer can be picked up on loop 2 at 45.7 miles/Jackson Falls trailhead to the finish (100K and 100Mi) PACER must CHECK IN at Start/Finish
50K START TIME: 7am CDT on Saturday, August 26, 2017 TIME LIMIT: 9 Hours CHECK IN/PACKET PICKUP: Friday, August 25 from 12pm - 8pm MANDATORY PRE-RACE MEETING: Friday, August 25 from 7pm - 8pm PACER Not Allowed for 50K Distance.
FUN RUN START TIME: 5:30pm CDT on Saturday, August 26, 2017 TIME LIMIT: Must be done by 2pm on Sunday, August 27, 2017 CHECK IN/PACKET PICKUP: Friday, August 25th from 12pm - 8 pm AND Saturday, August 26 from 11am - 2pm PACER Not Allowed for the FUN RUN Distance.
**IF you are signed up for the FUN RUN and plan on pacing a 100Mi runners you can start anytime after 5:30pm on Saturday, August 26 when your runners heads out for the third loop**
There will be 5 manned aid stations fully-stocked with water, electrolyte drinks, gels, snacks, first aid, and enthusiastic volunteers! Approximate distance between aid stations is 5 miles with no distance greater than approximately 7 miles between aid stations in either event.
Restrooms will be at start/finish only.
SWAG & AWARDS
Each registered runners will receive a custom tech T-Shirt (gender specific) and post race beer to Salute!
AWARDS AS YOU FINISH Finisher Awards: 100 Mile Run - Large Custom Belt Buckle 100K Run - Small Custom Belt Buckle 50K Run - Custom Medal FUN RUN - There are no finisher awards for the Fun Run
Overall Awards for both Male and Female winners for 100Mi, 100K and 50K distances.
*We cannot guarantee race swag to registrations made after August 1, 2017 but will work to get you your items post event*
August 27th, SUNDAY BRUNCH will be served from 10am - 2pm Meal Tickets will be required for NON RUNNERS and NON VOLUNTEERS. We encourage you to PRE-PURCHASE meal tickets to help us better plan when we're purchasing items for the finish-line food and beer to ensure we don't run out of food event weekend. MEAL TICKETS can be purchased Event Weekend for $12 each CASH ONLY.
Meal Tickets can be pre-purchased any time before we close registration on Sunday, August 20.