2017 Viking Dash Trail Run: Chicago 2017-08-01T20:19:13+00:00
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45 minutes West of Chicago – At Veteran Acres Park
431 Walkup Road Crystal Lake, IL 60012

  • New 13.1 distance, 5k, & 15k course options
  • New two-sided Viking Battle Axe or Viking Sword finisher medals!
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Barbecue chicken, mashed potatoes, & baked beans
  • 11am start!

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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, 2016 to Jan. 27, 2018

      Invitation only slots for the National Viking Dash Trail Run Championships to be held in Muncie, In. Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 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 3-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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