Race date: March 29, 2014
Highlights from 2013:
Logan Martin (Kelsey's husband) set a new 30-mile course record: 3:35;52
Kelsey Jones (Logan's wife) set a new 30-mile overall female course record: 3:57.22
Amy Robillard set a new overall female 10-mile course record: 1:13:08
"Photos by Patel", see link below...thanks Janak!
Results for years 2007 thru 2012 at Ultra Signup
This course will take you through forest, hills, and meadows, and over small bridges at Clinton Lake State Recreation Area. If you have any questions or comments, please contact the Race Directors:
Don Frichtl firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellen (Erhardt) Byron email@example.com
Clinton Lake near DeWitt, IL (central Illinois).
From state highway 54 (between Clinton and Farmer City). Turn north onto county road 1650 E (Power Road) go a short distance to county road 900 N (North Fork road) turn left (west) follow road to North Fork Boat Access parking lot, approximately 1 mile. 40°11'18.60"N 88°50'41.98"W Google Map.
see bottom of web page for satellite image of the course
more photos here:
Three loops of 10 mile trail through forest, hills, and meadows at Clinton Lake State Recreation Area. Almost all single-track trail except for small section on road & bridge that connects two sides of the trail loop around the lake. About 1500 feet of elevation gain per loop. Two full aid stations each loop (start/finish & half-way), but runners should bring a water bottle.
****GO HERE FOR COURSE MAPS --->>> Elevation chart and topography map.
See map below for race course in start/finish area.
30 Mile Race
Start: 7:30 am
Time limit: 8 hours
Runner limit of 125
No wait list and no refunds
Pacers allowed on third loop only
Parking is at North Fork Boat Access Parking Area (north Fork Road)
Carpooling is encouraged to help with available parking.
Our plan for proceeds after expenses is to set up a disaster relief fund for use locally as our first choice.
$58 through January 15, 2014
$68 through February 15, 2014
$78 after February 15, 2014
to be announced later
Awards and Goodies
Each entrant will receive a nice quality race designed hoodie sweatshirt.
Finishers will receive a stainless steel pint glass with race design.
Top three male and female overall winners will receive awards. Age groups will be Open, Masters, Grandmasters, and Seniors with awards to male and female winners of each group.
Clinton Lake information and town of Clinton information
Things to do, directions, and more information on Clinton Lake by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Lodging and restaurants at www.clintonilchamber.com
Average Race Day Weather
Average race day weather:
March 31 Weather (Clinton, IL)
Average High: 57°F
Average Low: 36°F
Record High: 82°F (1907)
Record low: 14°F (1955)
30-mile Open Male 3:42:47 (Logan Martin, 2010)
Female 4:04:25 (Kelsey Jones, 2011)
Masters Male 4:00:09 (Joel Lammers, 2012)
Female 4:26:24 (Christine Crawford, 2012)
10-mile Open Male Scott Dewitt 1:08:51 (2012)
Female 1:29:40 (Jen Burton, 2011)
Masters Male 1:17:15 (Matt Matthews, 2011)
Female 1:37:58 (Jily Whiting, 2011)