Hobo Trail Runs 10k-25k-50k - Sept. 10, 11, 12

Fri September 10 - Sun September 12, 2021 Rockford, IL 61016 US Directions
Events

Triple Crown-10k/25k/50k (3 races)

$135 09/10 - 09/12 7:00PM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
187 spots left. Registration ends September 9, 2021 at 11:59am CDT

NO Swag Race Options

$30 - $100 09/10 - 09/12 7:00PM - 8:00AM CDT
Events: NO Swag Triple Crown-10k/25k/50k (3 races) NO Swag Triple Crown "Lite" 10k/25k/25k (3 races) NO Swag 10k Option - Hobo Coyote Howl "Nite" 10k Trail Run NO Swag 25k Option - Hobo 25 k Trail Run (This option will ask you to pick either the Saturday or Sunday 25k) NO Swag 50k Option - Hobo 50k Trail Run

Triple Crown "Lite" 10k/25k/25k (3 races)

$125 09/10 - 09/12 7:00PM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
198 spots left. Registration ends September 9, 2021 at 11:59am CDT

Hobo Coyote Howl "Nite" 10k Trail Run

$35 09/10 7:00PM CDT - 9:30PM CDT
174 spots left. Registration ends September 9, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Hobo 25k Trail Run (to pick either the Saturday or Sunday 25k)

$45 09/11 - 09/12 8:00AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
184 spots left. Registration ends September 9, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Hobo 50k Trail Run - RRCA State of Illinois Ultra Championship Race

$55 09/12 8:00AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
191 spots left. Registration ends September 10, 2021 at 11:59am CDT
Place
Harlem Road
Rockford, IL US 61016
Description

Rockford Road Runners 

16th Annual Hobo Rendezvous  

Location - Rock Cut State Park

 

 

Choose to do a single events or pick the challenging Triple Crown all three races 85k or  the Triple Crown "Lite" 60k with the 10k on Friday evening then a 25k Sat. & Sun. Friday Nite's 10k is an evening trail race. Bring running lights, headlamps, flashlights, etc. Trail will be marked with signage, glow sticks.and reflective markers. This is a trail race in the dark the park closes at 10:00 pm all runners must be finished by 9:30 in order to leave park before closing. Note we did say that the 10k is a trail race run in the dark on trails be sure you have practiced running on trails in the dark so you know what you are setting out to do.

10k will start near the boat launch in Rock Cut State Park, Friday Sept. 10, - 7:00pm start - Runners must be finished by 9:30 in order to be out of the park by 10:00 - gates are locked.

25k will start and finish at Red Oak Picnic area, Saturday Sept. 12, - 8:00am start - Course is supported for 5 hours on Saturday.  Doing your first 25k?  The couse on Sunday is supported for 8 hours .

50k & 25k will start and finish at the Red Oak Picnic area, Sunday Sept. 13, - 8:00am start - Course is supported for 8 hours.

Triple Crown Award for those who run all three races "85k" each will receive a Hobo Railroad Spike Award. Triple Crown finishers will also receive special additional swag.

Triple Crown "Lite"  Award for those who run all three races "60k" - will receive a Hobo Railroad Spike Award. Triple Crown "Lite" finishers will receive a special additional swag.

Questions call: Carol Wilson -815-670-4239 or Email: Hoboruns@rockfordroadrunners.org 

Registration Day of Race & Packet Pickups:

  • Sept. 10 - 10k - 5:00-6:30pm - Rock Cut State Park - near the boat launch/Lone Rock Cafe

  • (NOTE DAY OF REGISTRATION FOR EVENING RACE ENDS AT 6:30PM).

  • Sept. 12 - 25k - 6:30-7:30am - Red Oak Picnic area Rock Cut State Park

  • Sept.13-50k&25k -6:30-7:30am-Red Oak Picnic area Rock Cut State Park

Note: 25k course will be supported for 5 hours on Saturday (approximate 19+/minute per mile pace),  50k/25k on course  on Sunday will be supported for 8 hours (50k = 15+/minute per mile - 25k=30+/minute per mile pace.)

NOTE: NO Swag Option - The no swag options means you will NOT receive a short or long sleeve shirt, hoodie or other offered swag items for any race(s). This option is offered as a number of runners have asked for this option.  You will be eligible for race awards.

Awards: 10k/25k/50k: Hobo Railroad Spikes to Overall Male/Female and Top 3 each age group 0-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+ (Note 25k/50k age groups begin with 0-19)    All FINISHERS of the Triple Crown will receive a special 3 spike award 

Day of Registration Available for all Races - Note No Discounts Day of Race

For more information visit the Rockford Road Runners Hobo Runs webpage

Note: All CDC and Winnebago County Health Dept. guidelines for COVID in place at the time of the race will be followed.

No Refunds.

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Sponsors

Hobo Run 10k, 25k & 50k course maps available on RRR website as soon as available - Hobo Runs

Note 25k & 50k course map - 25k will be 1 loop and 50k will be 2 loops of the 15.5 mile course.

 

RRCA designates events to be State Championship Races.  Rockford Road Runners has been designated to host two Championship Races for 2019.  The Hobo 50k is the State of Illinois Championship Ultra Race. 

 

Rules & Reminders

All of the following are some of the things not allowed in Rockford Road Runners for the safety of all participants; strollers, baby Joggers, animals, and bicycles. Race official’s decision are final. If you are uncertain always ask first.

COVID guidelines in place by the CDC and or the Winnebago County Health Dept. at the time of the race will be followed.

No tables, tents, promotional activities, or sales are permitted at Rockford Road Runner events without prior written approval of the event.  Requests can be made to admin@rockfordroadrunners.org  

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