Aid Station: Wadsworth Canoe Launch

Location: Far north end of the course near Route 41 and Wadsworth Road.

50 Mile Turnaround

Hours: 8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Aid Station: Gowe Park

Location: Behind Warren High School in Gurnee; off Route 132

Hours: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Aid Station: Adler School

Location: South of Route 137 just off Milwaukee (Route 21) in Libertyville

Behind Adler Park School

Marathon turnaround

Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Aid Station: Old School Forest Preserve

Location: Off St Mary's Rd south of Rockland Rd and north of Route 60 in Libertyville

Hours: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Aid Station: Route 60

Location: Just off Route 60 near the Wright Woods Canoe Launch. Have to park at the canoe lauch and walk to the aid station (.3 mile). This aid station is usually manned by Ultra Runner volunteers but anyone is welcome.

Half Marathon turnaround

Hours: 6:30 am - 5:30 pm

Aid Station: Yellow Trail

Location: Near Everett Rd and St Mary's Road

This is a WATER ONLY aid station.

Hours: 6:30 am - 1:30 pm

Pre-race set-up on Friday

Location: Half Day Forest Preserve

Unload trucks, set up tents, tables, generators, etc at the Start/Finish area.

Hours: FRIDAY - 10 am - 3:00 pm 

Course Marking - FRIDAY

Location: Half Day Forest Preserve

Assist Race Director in marking the course

Hours: FRIDAY 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Aid Station Captains

Coordinate scheduling of all volunteers at the aid station. 

Main point of contact for the aid stationn.

Drop Bag Pick-Up: Wadsworth Canoe Launch

Pick up drop bags at 1:00 pm from the Wadsworth Canoe Launch and bring them to the Start/Finish.

Drop Bag Pick-Up: Adler School

Pick up drop bags from Adler School at 2:30 pm and then again at 3:30 pm and return them to the Start/Finish.

Parking Marshall

Location: Half Day Forest Preserve

Make sure only cars displaying PARKING PASSES park at the Half Day Forest Preserve. Direct others to the remote parking lot (Forest Preserve police witll also be there.)

Hours: 5:00 am - 9:00 am

Half Marathon Turnaround Marshall

Location: near Route 60 aid station

Stand at Half Marathon turnaround marker and direct half marathoners to turn around.

Hours: 9:15 am - 10:15 am 

Half Day Rd Turnaround Marshall

Location: SOUTH END of the course near Half Day Rd, east of Milwaukee

Stand at the south end turnaround and make sure all runners turnaround at the designated spots. (The 50 mile turnaround is approx .3 mile south of the marathon and half marathon turnaround.)

Hours: 6:45 am - 9:30 am

Meal Distribution

Distribuite meals at the Start/Finish area

Hours: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Post race clean up

Clean up the Start/Finish area. Take down tents/tables. Load trucks.

Hours: Race Day 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Course Sweeper

Start at the Wadsworth Canoe Launch and drive a utility vehicle removing all signs and picking up trash ending up at the Start/Finish area (about 24 milles).

Hours: 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Finish Line Awards & Support

Assist RD's in passing out medals, buckles and awards at the finish line area. 

Hours: 10:30 am - 2:00 pm 

Race Day Packet Pick-Up

Check in runners; distribute race packets 

Hours: 5:30 am - 9:00 am

Event Location

24255 IL-21, Vernon Hills, IL 60060

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