Forge Fest Night Races

1001 Main St.
Lemont, IL 60439

Running > 5k

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Forge Fest Races

Friday, July 14

@The Forge: Lemont Quarries

6:00 PM


Race Information

We’re kicking off our Forge Fest weekend with unique night trail runs and an MTB race on our single track trails.  Grab your headlamps or a glow stick and join us for cool evening races during the Forge’s anniversary festival that includes live music, activities, and fireworks.  

Athletes will simply pay one universal entry fee and may compete in the trail run and / or the MTB Race in one evening. 

After the races hang out at the quarry shelf for drinks, food, fun, firepits and enjoy the views of our towers and the night sky.

Twilight MTB Race (~15K) 

Friday, July 14 

6:00 PM

The MTB race will ride through the gravel and single track trails throughout the Park and adjoining trails.  The course will be a mix of flat gravel and single track trails with variable terrain  The final distance of the course will be in the 15k +/- range as a multi-loop course with a mass start. 

Night Trail Run Race 10K and 5K

Friday, July 14

8:15 PM

Prepare to get the headlamps out and race on our gravel and single track trails within the woods in the 10K (2 Laps) or 5K (1 lap). Experience a great mix of challenges and scenery throughout our trail system while running in a unique night trail run format. The course will start and finish at race HQ, with runners experiencing a mix of flat gravel trails and variable terrain single track trails with dirt, rocks, roots and maybe some mud.  

Tip for Multisport Athletes: Do this as  a nighttime brick workout in preparation for our Off-Road Triathlon the following weekend on July 22!


Entry Fees:
Tier 1 (Until Thursday,  July 13) = $45
Tier 2 (Friday, July 14 - Race Day) = $50 

access to any Forge Fest Night Race - MTB and Trail Run
electronically timed results for the trail run and MTB events
earned 1st - 3rd overall male and female awards for each event
a cool Forge Fest race t-shirt
A fee hot dog and beer at the quarry shelf after the races

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