The run is a 2 mile loop on rolling
lightly traveled residential streets. Both runs are the same loop. Volunteers
are stationed at corners to guide runners.
The ride is a 19.2 mile loop with 6
lung scorching climbs, +40 MPH down hills and flats to hammer. Well marked
course with signs and arrows, volunteers at busy corners to signal
Directions To Race From I-57: - Take exit 190 east on IL route 16 nine miles
into Charleston. Turn right at the second stop light onto Reynolds. Follow
Reynolds Drive south 8 blocks to Carl Sandburg School.
Race From I-70: - Take exit 119
north on IL route 130. Follow route 130 north 20 miles to Charleston. Turn left
at the first stop light onto Lincoln Avenue. Follow Lincoln Ave. to Reynolds
Drive. Turn left on Reynolds Drive, 8 blocks to Carl Sandburg School.
The Childrens Race will be split into 3 age divisions
with each age division running/biking different distances. (Children will do
laps around Carl Sandburg School. Event is mostly on pavement with a few spots
of grass. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!)
5 & Under 14 mile run
- 14 mile bike 6 - 9 Years 14
mile run - 12 mile bike - 14 mile run 10
- 13 Years 12 mile run - 1 mile bike - 12 mile run