The Mule 50k! Sheffield, Illinois

Point to point night time trail race! 

October 6th: 5 pm start
• No pacers for the 50k. 
• You will need a headlamp

Location: Lock 22, 1750N Park Split, Sheffield
GPS coordinates: 41.4008686, -89.7981585

We like big bling and we can not lie! Earn that 50k medal! We are pretty stoked about the medal- it glows in the dark, and has a removable key chain. 

Race shirt! Star Wars Inspired- may the FORCE be with you! Register by August 15th to be guaranteed your requested size


AWARDS- We LOVE sweet swag!

• Generous amount of time to finish- you have until 1pm Sunday.
• Prize money for top male & female- $50.00 (your pro if you win!)
• Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall male & female
• Age group awards for 1st in AG- 10 year AG spans

Is this your first 50k? Then you will earn a Hennepin "Ultra Virgin NO More" ultra soft T-shirt! #popcherry

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• Night time 50k is getting it's own special design shirt. Designed by Leslie Mitchell of Mitchell Design.

Night time 50k Information: Starts at Aid station 14 which is called Candyland Aid station (this course is 32.7 miles)

  • Finish line is same finish line as 100 mile runners

  • Optional bus service to starting line- 2:30pm pick up at Timbrook Field/ which is the 100 mile & 50k finish line. The bus drives you to the starting line at Candyland aid station. That way you finish at your car. 

  • We allow you to start late- good option if you plan to pace a 100 mile runner. 

  • Bib pick up has 2 choices: Pre-race meeting Friday night - Or - pick up bib at race starting line. Shirts will be passed out at finish line if you pick up bib at race day. 

  • Drop bag will be available at aid station 18. You can leave at packet pick up Friday. Please mark with name, aid station, and race distance.