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.

FULL MAP WITH ALL AID STATIONS TAGGED
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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.

***Directions from starting line to aid station 2

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Aid Station 1 / Rock River Road Runners

Captain: Grace Crow
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

 

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Aid Station 2 / Yeti Trail & Ultrarunners  
> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED

Captain: Grace Crowe

Aid open: 8:05am–10:35am
Mile in race: 10.8
Location: Route 172/Star Road, Tampico
GPS coordinates: 41.685659, -89.753630

Tailwind, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 2 to aid station 4

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Aid Station 3 / MUDD Ultrarunners & Paul

Captains: Paul Rogalski
Aid open: 8:30am–11:50am
Mile in race: 14.9
Location: Hahnaman Road, Tampico
GPS coordinates: 41.627802, -89.756988

Tailwind, snacks, water

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Aid Station 4 / Bolingbrook Fun Run Club
> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED
> DROP BAG LOCATION

Captain: Gladys Najar
Aid open: 8:55am–1:10pm
Mile in race: 19
Location: Route 92/2900N, Tampico
GPS coordinate: 41.569122, -89.767922  

Tailwind, Sandwiches, snacks, water

***Directions from aid station 4 to aid station 7

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Aid station 5- 

Captain: Susan & Brian Smock
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  

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Aid Station 6 The Rockford Coyotes Running Club

Captain: Natalie Brunson & The Rock River Road Runners (Grace Crowe)
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

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Aid Station 7-14 Candyland Aid station

Race starting line for 50k runners
> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED
> DROP BAG LOCATION

Captain: Laura McClelland & Ignite Running Club from Indiana
Aid open: 9:40am–3:15am
Mile in race: 32.1 & Mile 67.3
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

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Aid Station 8-13 / Ten Junk Miles + Flatlanders
> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED

Captain: Flatlander team- Scott Kummer/Ryan Parker
Station open: 10:50am–1:15am
Mile in race: first time through 38.7 &  second time through mile 60.7
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

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Aid Station 9-12 / The world famous "MILF"
> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED

Captains: MILFs-Christine Borgerding
Station open: 11:25am–11:40pm
Mile in race: first time through is Mile 43.9 & second time through is Mile 55.5
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

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Aid Station 10-11

Hosted by 2 groups:

Northern Illinois Ultra Runners

Perry Memorial Hospital

50 mile finish line

Captain: Cathy Foes & Laura Allman
Station open: 11:40am–10:45pm
Mile in race:  47.1 & Mile 52.3
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

> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED
> DROP BAG LOCATION

> 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 11 to aid station 12

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Aid Station 15 / The Oasis
Captain: Joe Gow

> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED
Aid open: 3:30pm–4:55am
Mile in race: Mile 73
Location: Route 78, Annawan
GPS coordinates: 41.4090926, -89.9048984   

Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water

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

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Aid Station 16 / Henry County Sheriffs Patrol
Aid open: 4:05pm–6:25am
Mile in race: 78
Location: 2300th, Atkinson
GPS coordinates: 41.4398164, -89.991346

Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water

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Aid Station 17 / The Watch Tower
Captain: Patterson Family

Aid open: 4:35pm–7:40am
Mile in race: 82.1
Location: 1900th, Geneseo
GPS coordinates: 41.4543982, -90.0674163

Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water

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Aid Station 18 / Primo Running Club
Captain: Ryan Rivera 

> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE ALLOWED
> DROP BAG LOCATION

Aid open: 5:10pm–9:15am
Mile in race: 86.7
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

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Aid Station 19 / Quad Cities Trail & Ultra Runners
and the Fleet Feet Davenport Team

> CREW/RELAY EXCHANGE
Captain: Jim Legare
Aid open: 5:50pm–11:15am
Mile in race: 93.1
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

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Aid Station 20 / Brandinberg Tavern
Captains: Ed Mayhew & John Swan
Aid open: 6:15pm–Noon (Sunday)
Mile in race: 96.5
Location: Green River Road, Geneseo
GPS coordinates: 41.4847947, -90.3225753

Tailwind, soup, coffee, snacks, water

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100 Mile/50k Finish

Welcoming captain: Cheri Powell
Timbrook Field, Colona, IL
GPS coordinates: 41.4714369, -90.3892256

*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 of in. Thank you so much for your support!