2023 Kennekuk Road Runners - Wild Wild Wilderness...


5K Run :
: Run 3.1 Miles
7.45 Miles Run :
: 7.45 Miles Run
WWW Challenge :
: WWW Challenge
  • Race Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Address: 10906 Kickapoo Park Rd
  • City/State/Zip:Oakwood, Illinois 61858
  • Country: USA

_ The 2023 Kennekuk Road Runners - Wild Wild Wilderness:

43rd Annual Wild Wild Wilderness 
Saturday, September 17, 2023
Join us at Kickapoo State Recreation Area, west of Danville, Illinois. Take I-74 to Exit 206 or 210 and follow the signs to the park.
7.45 Trail Run – Wilderness Trail
$45 With Shirt, $40 No Shirt
5k Trail Run – Clear Pond
$35 With Shirt, $30 No Shirt
Challenge – Both Trails
$65 with Shirt, $60 No Shirt
The 7.45 mile course, which is 95% trail, heads east out of the park before turning into the woods, where the adventure really begins. You will climb and descend steep hills, cross creeks and bridges, and, if you are lucky, see deer and other wildlife. This is a scenic and challenging run. 
The 5K run is a rustic trail that wraps around Clear pond and takes you down Spooky hollow and up the steps to 7.  Follow the signs for the Clear (Pond) Trail.
Challenge yourself and do both trails.  Times for each race are below
Date / Time: 
Saturday, Sept 16, 2023
5k Starts @ 9:00
7.45 Starts @ 9:50
Age Group awards are back and will be presented at the conclusion of the race.  
Finisher Medals for 5k and the WWW trail are to be presented when crossing the finish line
2023 Grand Slam Awards!!!!!
Will be presented at the post-race ceremony.
No bandits, radios, strollers, or dogs are allowed. No shirts or awards will be mailed. No refunds. You must be present to win drawing prizes during the post-race party.
The awards presentation and post-race party are held in the registration area. Stick around and enjoy the usual KRR good time with food and drinks. Burgers and Dogs on the grill will be provided but feel free to bring your own sac lunch if you prefer... Beverages will also be provided for workers and runners.
Please arrive early for parking and only park in designated parking spots.  Do not park in the grass or alongside the roads.   Carpool when possible.  The club will not reimburse Parking Violations.
Kickapoo has two major campgrounds for tent and trailer camping, with 184 sites. About half the sites have electrical hookups. Two shower buildings and a sanitary dump station are available. A limited number of walk-in sites are available for primitive campers, but several campsites can be reserved by writing the site or by applying in person. All campers must obtain a camping permit before entering the campgrounds. For more information, go to: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/ parks/r3/kickapoo.htm
Please join us in thanking the Kickapoo State Recreation Area Staff, all of our dedicated volunteers, and our loyal sponsors. Kickapoo staff will provide some picnic tables, so feel free to bring your own chairs, blankets, etc., to the post-race party.


Race Location:
• 10906 Kickapoo Park Rd,
Oakwood, IL 61858
Map & Directions

Other Info:

-) 2023 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2022 Results at: runsignup.com 

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