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The Forge Fall 4-Miler

The Forge Fall 4-Miler

November 12th, 2022, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Date TBD

The Forge Fall 4-Miler is a unique fun trail run located on the crushed limestones trails throughout The Forge: Lemont Quarries! We encourage participants to have fun - wear flannel, jeans, or even the great pumpkin suit!

Location:
Lemont Quarries, 1001 Main Street Lemont, IL, 60439

Details

Date:
TBD
Tier 1 :
$35 (First 50 Registered)
Tier 2:
$40 (51-100 Registered)
Tier 3:
$45 (101-400 Registered)

Registration Includes:

Entry to the race, electronically timed results, earned overall and age group awards, a cool Forge long sleeve shirt and post-race party with food, beer, and other beverages.

Race Information

The Forge Fall 4-Miler will be run on the gravel, crushed limestone, and possibly some single track MTB trails throughout The Forge: Lemont Quarries and adjoining Heritage Quarries Recreation Area and I&M Canal trails. Athletes will experience a unique trail race with a cool course, awesome scenery and a great venue at The Forge: Lemont Quarries.

It's a fall race, so make it fun!  Wear your flannel, jeans, the great pumpkin suit - whatever you like (maybe we will even have a run in costume contest!).

Course Information

The course will traverse the wide, gravel trails and take a trip through single track MTB trails throughout The Forge and adjoining trails systems.

The course will be be a single lap, with a common start / finish line on the lawn near The Mount in The Forge.  The total mileage will be approximately 4.1 Miles, but it is a trail and we don't want to do anything funky to make it a perfect distance!

Preliminary Course Map

Registration

Tier 1 (First 50 Registered)

$35
Tier 2 (51 – 100)

$40
Tier 3 (101 – 400)

$45

Race Cap is 400

Registration fees include:

  • entry to the race
  • meticulously maintained trails unique to The Forge
  • electronically timed results
  • earned overall and age group awards
  • a cool Forge long sleeve cotton shirt (for registrations by October 17)
  • swag
  • post-race party with food, beer, and other beverages.

 

 

Directions

Use these directions for PPU and Race Day

Parking

Use Lots 1 or 2 after the 2nd stop sign on the gravel road. They are the closest to the Park entry / PPU / Race Start / Finish.

Packet Pick-Up

Friday November 11

The Forge: Lemont Quarries

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

at The Foundry, our food and beverage location, adjacent to the quarry, nearest to The Mount which will be our race's start and finish line.

 

Saturday, November 12 (Race Day)

The Forge: Lemont Quarries

7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

at The Foundry, our food and beverage location, adjacent to the quarry, nearest to The Mount which will be our race's start and finish line.

Race Day Schedule

7:00 AM – Parking Opens

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Race Day Packet Pick-Up & Registration Open

8:45 AM – Course Talk / Briefing

8:45 AM – 8:55 AM – Pre-Race Line-Up

8:55 AM – National Anthem

9:00 AM – Race Start

9:30 AM – Post Race Food / Beverage Available

~10:00 AM – Awards Ceremony

Awards

Awards will be the following:

  • 1st – 3rd Overall Male and Female
  • 1st Overall Male and Female Masters (Age 40+)
  • 1st Overall Male and Female Lemont Resident
  • Mr. and Ms. Mid Pack (Athlete that finishes in the exact middle of the pack in their gender by placement)
  • 1st – 3rd of every 10-Year Male & Female Age Groups from < 20 – Age 70+ (Example, Male 30-39, Female 40-49, Female <20)

Additional awards, prizes and raffles will be offered and announced before the race.

Volunteering

Interested in volunteering with The Forge Race Series? Read more here

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