May 16, 2020, Galena, Illinois

8 hour timed loop course- start time 8:00 am

4 hour timed loop course- start time Noon


Race start is at:

Chestnut Mountain Resort, 8700 W Chestnut Mountain Road, Galena, IL 61036


Packet Pickup:

Friday 5 pm to 8 pm

Saturday 6:30 am to 8 am

4 hour runners: 10:30 to Noon


Runners with the most mileage are eligible for prizes

all runners get a 3-D finisher medal

Awards, party and meal at finish


Majestic views, challenging trails, and ROCKIN' race day party are the STARS of this course!


Think of yourself as a Nordic Warrior conquering these challenging, yet runnable trails. The course is set on the trails of Chestnut Mountain Resort- winding through the same hills you ski in the winter. Majestic views across the mighty Mississippi River. You will see views of Iowa and Wisconsin across the river. Look forward to the evening, eating a delicious finisher meal prepared by Chestnut Mountain Resort restaurant while watching the sunset on the Mississippi horizon.



8 & 4 hour timed- looped course that brings you back to a jammin' party every time. Music, and FUN after party! We will even have prizes for the after party. 


Heavy metal, 3-D Bad Ass Warrior finisher medal for all runners!

Choose to be a warrior trail runner, or join race day party early and cheer on runners the rest of the day. Both options will be a fun time! Race day is your challenge! With all the great race day energy, you may find you can run farther than you ever thought!


Overall Male and Female- 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awards

Age Group Awards- 10 year age spans


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Best Warrior costume wins a big trophy! Male and Female

Nordic Viking Warriors is the theme of the day. Come dressed to conquer.

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