Events

10k/5k/2mi | Open Events
Sat, Nov 27 | Wildlife Prairie Park

WildFest Family Race Festival

at Wildlife Prairie Park

Presented by 1DAYNOW! RACING. INC.

 

WHEN: November 27TH 2021, 7AM START TIME

WHERE: Wildlife Prairie Park

3826 N. Taylor Rd

Hanna City IL 61536

 

MAIN EVENT:

 

*****The Iron Pegasus Team Challenge*****

Paying tribute to the men and women of our

armed forces, past, present and future.

 

$100 PER TEAM

 

- In military tactics, extraction (also exfiltration or exfil) is the process of removing personnel when it is considered imperative that they be immediately relocated out of a hostile environment and taken to an area either occupied or controlled by friendly personnel.

 

-Team of 4 (must have only 4)

-All teams must have at least 1 female

-1 American Flag

-10 teams maximum

-Combined pack weight of 120lb

-Mandatory team weight coupon of 100lb

-Distance unknown

- No map will be released of this course in advance

 

Rules - You as a team will pay tribute to our men and woman of the armed forces by simulating an EXTRACTION.

1. You must start as a team, and finish as a team.

2. You must finish with all your gear.

3. You can not help another team

4. The American Flag can never touch the ground. (if we catch it you, it will result in a team casualty (see 1 and 2).

5. You are allowed to use drop points. However, you must leave at least 2 team members with the dropped gear to stand guard.

6. No short cuts

7. Your team weight of 100lb can be a single item or items linked together, such as GORUCK sandbags. BUT IT MUST STAY CONNECTED TOGETHER AT ALL TIMES

8. You must decide how to distribute your combined pack weight before

weigh in prior to the start. ALL 4 TEAM RUCKS MUST HAVE A COMBINED WEIGHT OF 120LB AT WEIGH IN AND WEIGH OUT

9. 14+ with waiver

 

Division 2: The Black Bear

10K TRAIL RUN - $40

(No weight required)
10K HEAVY RUCK- $40

(30lb Minimum weight requirement)

 

Division 3: The Timber Wolf

5K TRAIL RUN - $30

(No weight required)

5K LIGHT RUCK - $30

(20lb Minimum weight requirement)

 

Division 4: The Wildcats Family Star Course

2mi Family Star Course. $100 per team of 4 (must have 4)

ANY WEIGHT YOU WANT

Navigate the Wildlife Park map to 5 waypoints with in the main park animal trails. Take a family selfie at each waypoint, and then back to the finish!!

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Awards:

The top 3 men and women RUN and RUCK finishers of the BLACK BEAR and the TIMBER WOLF will receive placement awards.

 

The winning team of THE IRON PEGASUS TEAM CHALLENGE will receive a team finishers award and massive bragging rights until next year.

All participants in the 10K RUN and 5K RUN will receive a finishers medal and race shirt

All participants in the 10K RUCK, 5K RUCK, FAMILY STAR COURSE AND IRON PEGAGSUS TEAM MEMBERS will receive an OFFICIAL GORUCK finisher's patch and race shirt

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Camping:

We do have a block of campsites reserved, July 9th and July 10th, for those looking to make a weekend out of it and enjoy all the amenities of Wildlife Prairie Park such as fishing, animal trails, weekend park activities, and BMX trails.

Please email if you would like to book a campsite and I will get you the details.

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$5 of all race entries go towards Wildlife Prairie Park animal care and educational programs, for 2021. Spectators are welcome at $5 per person donation at park entry. COME FOR THE RACE, STAY FOR FAMILY FUN.

 

*****NOTE: GORUCK BACKPACKS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RUN THIS EVENT, BUT OF COURSE ARE ENCOURAGED*****

 

NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR THIS EVENT (UNLESS CANCELLED), HOWEVER YOU CAN DEFER TO A DIFFERENT EVENT IF NEEDED, ONCE REGISTERED

 

Register here