2017 Viking Dash Trail Run: Chicago 2017-06-23T13:25:46+00:00
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45 minutes West of Chicago – At Veteran Acres Park
431 Walkup Road Crystal Lake, IL 60012

  • Choose your finisher medal! New Mjolnir – Thor’s Hammer, Battle Axe of Ragnar Lothbrok, or the legendary Ulfberht Viking Sword!
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Barbecue chicken, mashed potatoes, & baked beans
  • 11am start!
  • New 13.1 distance, 5k, & 15k course options

Price Increases on:

9.5.17 – 11:59pm
10.3.17 – 11:59pm
11.7 – 11:59pm

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Qualify for Nationals

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5pm – 8pm:
Packet Pickup

9am – 10:30am: Packet Pickup / Registration
10:30am: Prerace Meeting
11am: Race Starts

Qualification races: All Viking Dash Races from Chicago Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2017

      Invitation only slots for the National Viking Dash Trail Run Championships to be held in Muncie, In. Saturday, Feb 17, 2017 starting at 11am: 3 distances: 5k/15k/Half Marathon will be awarded Overall National Championships and Age Group National Awards

Who: Top 3 Overall M/F earn a spot and top 3 age groupers qualify. We apply the roll-down to the next 3 age groupers via email 2-weeks after notification.

Where: Muncie, In.

When: Saturday, Feb 17, 2018

What distance will be awarded National Championships: 5k, 15k, Half Marathon

Ages: 5k is 6+. 15k and Half are 9+

Age groups recognized:

5k=6-8, 9-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24 to 80-84(+) if needed

15k/Half=9-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24 to 80-84(+) if needed

Only the 1st 1,000 registered are accepted.

Saturday qualifiers get a 25% discount for the Sunday Club and Citizen races.


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Crystal Lake-Veteran Acres Park

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Viking Dash medal hanger!

Can’t make it to Muncie for the Viking Winter Dash: Indiana? No Problem! Choose the virtual option and complete your run or walk whenever and wherever you want. Then we’ll ship you your shirt, medal, and bib!

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