Aid Stations

AID STATION MAP- Crew tip- Learn how to use the gps coordinates to get from aid station to aid station. It makes getting around super simple!

Everything that is orange is a link. You will find links to maps, organizations, and twitter/facebook accounts for aid station captains that are posting updates.

Food: we have more food at the aid stations then listed here. We load stations up, and have always been told the food choices are really good. We listen to any suggestions so please send them our way. Thank you.


Aid station 2 (bathroom)

Aid station 4 (bathroom)

Aid station 7/15 (bathroom)

Aid station 8/14 (bathroom)

Aid station 10/12 (porta potty)

Aid station 16 (porta potty)

Aid station 19 (bathroom)

Aid station 20 (bathroom)


STARTING LINE- Race starts at 7am
Location: Sinnissippi Park, Sterling, IL
GPS coordinates: 41.796895, -89.656911   

*You can not leave your car at the starting line all day. They lock the gates and you will not be able to get to your car.


Aid Station 1 / Stone Bridge Running

Stone Bridge Running is located at 107 S Hennepin Avenue Dixon, Illinois 61021. Stone Bridge running is near the starting line. It is a good place to stop for gear if you are staying in the Rock Falls/Sterling area.

Captain: Grace Crowe

Aid open: 7:30am–8:50am
Mile in race: 5.5
Location: Buel Road, Rock Falls
GPS coordinates: 41.745760, -89.708706

Tailwind, snacks, water



Aid Station 2 / Yeti Trail & Ultrarunners  
Captain: Grace Crowe


Aid open: 8:05am–10:35am
Mile in race: 10.8
Location: Rt 172 Tampico, IL

GPS coordinates: 41.685705, -89.751143

Tailwind, snacks, water


Aid Station 3 / Friends of the Hennepin Canal

Limited CREW access because of parking available. Do not park past where the No Parking signs are up. Make sure your car is as far off road as possible. Watch for cars, and be careful.

Captains: Gary Wagle and team!
Aid open: 8:30am–11:50am
Mile in race: 14.9

Location: Hahnaman Road, Tampico
GPS coordinates: 41.627802, -89.756988

Tailwind, snacks, water


Aid Station 4 / Fleet Feet Davenport

Bolingbrook Fun Run Club

NO CREW ACCESS- if you have ran the race before, this aid station location has changed. You will run past the bathroom that Aid Station used to be at. New location is farther down the trail.

Captain: Fleet Feet Davenport
Aid open: 8:55am–1:10pm
Mile in race: 20.4

GPS coordinates: 41.548856, -89.767431

(relay can email for exchange spot here, no crew allowed)

Tailwind, Sandwiches, snacks, water


Aid station 5- Susan and Brian Smock- Sharkadoo!

>>>Very Limited Crew access because of parking.

Parking only on one side of the road. Respect the no parking signs. Keep wheels off the road. This is not an ideal spot for parking. I would skip it unless your runner really needs you.

Captain: Brian and Susan
Aid open: 9:15am–1:55pm
Mile in race: 23.1
Location: Route 9/2500N, Tampico
GPS coordinate: 41.511205, -89.766613

Tailwind, snacks, water

Level 2  


Aid Station 6 The Rockford Coyotes Running Club


Captain: Natalie Brunson
aid open: 9:40am–3:15pm
Mile in race: 27.3
Location: 410E and 425E, Sheffield
GPS coordinates: 41.457063, -89.778023  

Tailwind, snacks, water

Level 2


Aid Station 7-15 “80’s theme”

This is a big station, hosted by two groups:
80’s Zoo Crew from Kankakee

Captain: Christine Sroka-Morrical & friends


MUDD Ultra-running Dudes & Dudettes

Captain: Mike Farrington

Race starting line for 50k runners

50k Race manager: Lauren Wills

Captain: Mike Farrington
Aid open: 9:40am–3:15am
Mile in race: 32.1 & Mile 69
Location: Lock 22, 1750N Park Split, Sheffield
GPS coordinates: 41.4008686, -89.7981585

Tailwind, soup, hot food, coffee, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 7 to aid station 8

***Directions from aid station 14 to aid station 15


Aid Station 8-14 / Ten Junk Miles + Flatlanders

Captain: Flatlander team- Scott Kummer
Station open: 10:50am–1:15am
Mile in race: first time through 38.7 &  second time through mile 62.4
location: Hennepin State Park, Route 40, Sheffield
Gps coordinates: 41.384894, -89.699362

Tailwind, snacks, hot food, soup, water

***Directions from aid station 8 to aid station 9

***Directions from aid station 13 to aid station 14


Aid Station 9-13 / The world famous "MILF"

Captains: MILFs-Katherine Zolli
Station open: 11:25am–11:40pm
Mile in race: first time through is Mile 43.5 & second time through is Mile 57.2
Location: Lock 21, Route 6/34, Wyanet
GPS coordinates: 41.3645845, -89.606384

Tailwind, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 9 to aid station 10

***Directions from aid station 12 to aid station 13


Aid Station 10-12

Hosted by multiple groups:

Yeti Trail and Ultrarunners and Stone Bridge Running (from Dixon)

50 mile finish line Manger: Antonio Romano

Captain: Grace Crowe & Laura Allman
Station open: 11:40am–10:45pm
Mile in race:  47.1 & Mile 54
Location: Lock 17, 1550E, Wyanet
GPS coordinates: 41.3433699, -89.5573171

*Race morning pick up for 50 mile runners to the starting line. There is not bus service back to starting line after the race. Bus leaves at 5:10 am


> 100 mile runners are allowed to pick up pacers at aid station 10. No pacers are allowed before aid station 10.

Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 10 to aid station 13


Aid Station 11 / RunJunkees

Light aid station

When: 11:55 am to 9:30 pm
Captain: Need an aid station captain

Mile in race:  50.5


Aid Station 16 / Team RWB
Captain: Habacuco Rico

Aid open: 3:30pm–4:55am
Mile in race: Mile 74.7
Location: Route 78, Annawan
GPS coordinates: 41.4090926, -89.9048984  


Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 15 to aid station 18


Aid Station 17 / LCM Run Club

Captain: Andrew Scheele
Aid open: 4:05pm–6:25am
Mile in race: 79.7
Location: 2300th, Atkinson
GPS coordinates: 41.4398164, -89.991346


Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water


Aid Station 18 / Henry County Sheriffs Patrol

Captain: Matt Boelens

Aid open: 4:35pm–7:40am
Mile in race: 83.8
Location: 1900th, Geneseo
GPS coordinates: 41.4543982, -90.0674163


Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water


Aid Station 19 / Primo Running Club
Captain: Mathew Rivera & Luis Cervantes


Aid open: 5:10pm–9:15am
Mile in race: 88.1
Location: Lock 24, Grange Road, Geneseo
GPS coordinates: 41.475876, -90.141891

Tailwind, pancakes, sausage, coffee, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 18 to aid station 19


Aid Station 20 / Quad Cities Trail & Ultra Runners
Captain: Jim Legare
Aid open: 5:50pm–11:15am
Mile in race: 94.7
Location: 900th, Geneseo
GPS coordinates: 41.4730959, -90.2622503

Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water-----> Plus Jim's special treats

***Directions from aid station 19 to finish line


Aid Station 21 / Brandinberg Tavern

non staffed- it is close to finish line
Captains: Ed Mayhew & John Swan
Aid open: 6:15pm–Noon (Sunday)
Mile in race: 98.1
Location: Green River Road, Geneseo
GPS coordinates: 41.4847947, -90.3225753

No Crew Access

Tailwind, snacks, water


100 Mile/50k Finish

Welcoming captain: Cheri Powell
Colona Fire Department
GPS coordinates: 41.477633, -90.359378

*Race morning bus pick up here to the starting line. There is not bus service back to starting line. Bus leaves at 5:10 am.

Colona Green Rock Legion is the Finish line sponsor. They are supplying a beers, mimosas, and homemade hot delicious food. 

Colona Fire Department puts up our finish line tent, sleeping cots, and showers to rinse off in. Thank you so much for your support!