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Trails, Hills, Guts and Chuck's!

10 miles of pure painful bliss!   Saturday, July 14th, first gun goes off at 7:30am. NEW START AND FINISH THIS YEAR.  THE ORIGINAL EXTREME 10 is a 10 mile trail race that begins and ends with a mad dash from the frontage road east of Lemont Road that will funnel racers onto the crushed limestone trail of Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.  You will race on a looped path of rolling hills and beautiful scenery.  Big Bertha (no offense intended if your name is Bertha and you are big) is waiting at mile 7.5.  Prepare yourself!  All for a great low, low price of just $49.95!  And if your name is Bertha and you are a plus size beauty, you get free entry for life.  God bless you for running (or trying to run) a difficult 10 mile trail race.

Enjoy a well earned breakfast provided by the one and only Chuck's BBQ! Yes, he does breakfast as well as he does BBQ! Run hard and finish HUNGRY!

UCan Hydrate will be on course.  Water and UCan will be at mile 2.6, mile 5 at the Bluff Rd trail crossing, and at  mile 8 at the model airplane field.  You will be energized by the power of UCan and our AWESOME water station volunteers, Orangethoery Crew at mile 2.6, Lululemon Crew at mile 5 and INTENT Crew at mile 8!

Super cool tech tanks, finishers medals, a great course and spectacular weather will be provided race day!  John and his contacts have promised!

Proceeds from this one of a kind trail race will support a one of a kind charity, Big Rig Books!  John Gervase, in his spare time, while driving his Big Rig visits underserved schools delivering free books to school age children in underserved areas of Chicago.  He touches children's lives everyday!

Big Rig Books

Race Date 
July 14, 2018

First gun goes off at 7:30am

Packet Pick Up
Thursday July 12th 2-6:00pm
Peak Running
945 Burlington Ave
Downers Grove

Friday, July 13th 10-6pm
Peak Running with a Twist
Burr Ridge Village Center
555 Village Center Dr
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Race Morning 6:30-7:10am

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