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Dam Site Run

Sun October 20, 2024 Ellsworth, IL 61737 US Directions

Race Week - Final Prep

Dam Site Run - Race Week Update

Congratulations, we’ve made it to race week.  Can’t wait to see you shine on Sunday.  A few last tidbits of information in preparation.

This could be the first race you've ever done that is using no single use plastics.  No plastic bottles means a few different things at the finish line, read on!

1.    Park on E 2500 North Road west of PJ Keller Highway.
2.    Don’t park on course (PJ Keller Hwy) in businesses (Green Gables, Lake Road Inn, etc.) or blocking residences.
If you like pictures, here’s your map: 

Race Day Schedule
1.    Pickup from 6:30-7:15
2.    7:30 go time!  Course is open until 10:50AM.
If that’s not clear enough:  

Aid Stations
1.    Water is available 6 times throughout your race.
2.    There is a personal nutrition table near the start/finish that you will pass twice.
Exact locations:  

1.    This is a three loop course.  You will pass the start/finish line at the conclusion of each of your three loops.
2.    Although it is minimal, the course is open to traffic.  Keep left.  Run alert and aware.
Course Map:  

No Single Use Plastics
1.    When you finish you'll get a custom insulated Polar Bottle that you can fill with your choice of liquid.
2.    You'll also get a Smoothie King smoothie!  They will be served in a biodegradable foam cup.
Picture of the sweet bottle: 


1.    This is the only link you’ll need to see how you did: 
2.    Awards for the overall winners will be presented upon finishing, no awards ceremony.
Past Results, if you like that sort of thing:

1.    The race is a "go", rain or shine.  Only lightning or sever weather will delay the start or threaten completion.
2.    For updates on race day, all communication will be posted at: 

Thank you for coming.  Thank you for taking your personal fitness seriously.  Can’t wait to see you crush your goals.

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