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The Forge Fall 4 Miler

Sat November 12, 2022 Lemont, IL 60439 US Directions


The Forge Fall 4-Miler

9:00AM CST - 11:30AM CST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


1001 Main St.
Lemont, IL US 60439


The Forge Fall 4-Miler

Saturday, November 12

9:00 AM Start

@The Forge: Lemont Quarries


2022 Results


Race Information

The Forge Fall 4-Miler will be run on the gravel / crushed limestone and 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.       

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

Course Information and Course Map

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 in the Mount area of the Forge.  Total mileage will be approximately 4.1 Miles, but its trail and we don't want to do anything funky to make it perfect distance :-)!

Preliminary Course Map:

Registration & Entry Fees

Tier 1 (First 50 Registered) = $35
Tier 2 (51 – 100) = $40
Tier 3 (101 – 400) = $45

Race Cap is 400

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


Use These Directions for PPU and Race Day:


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

@ The Foundry (Food and Beverage Location Adjacent to the Quarry / by Stage, Near Start Line)

Saturday, November 12 (Race Day)

The Forge: Lemont Quarries

7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

@ The Foundry (Food and Beverage Location Adjacent to the Quarry / by Stage, Near Start Line)

Race Day Schedule:

7:00 AM –                           Parking Opens

7:15 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 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 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.

Race Contact Info

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