Chippewa 50K and 10K Trail Run

New Auburn, Wisconsin

50k 8 a.m. & 10k 9:00 a.m.
April 25, 2015

Ice Age Trail

Field limit is 500. The event sold old out for 2014!

The Chippewa 50Km Ultra Marathon and 10k are beautiful trail runs along the Ice Age Trail in New Auburn, Wisconsin. the 10K is race #1 of the Dirty 30 Trail Running Series

Event Information

 

See who’s coming – as of December 11, 2014

The location - Chippewa Moraine Center, 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn WI, 54757, 715-967-2800
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/chipmoraine/

The David R. Obey Ice Age Interpretive Center is 7 miles east of New Auburn and 1.9 miles east of State Highway 40 on County Highway M.

Geographic coordinates are 45° 13′ 13.32″ N, 91° 24′ 39.7″ W.

Do not use mapquest to locate the race site

The Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Recreation Area – Situated along the Ice Age Trail, visitors enjoy unspoiled beauty with kettle lakes and many glacial features. The interpretive center sits atop a hill that was once a glacial lake bottom.

50K COURSE – Starts and finishes at the Chippewa Moraine Center. It is an out and back course. You start right in front of the center and within 100 yards you have your first decent which then becomes a nice little hill greeting you at the finish. The first three miles and the last three miles are the trails of the “Circle Loop” from the center. The remaining miles are all ran on the Ice Age Trail. The first 5 miles of the course is marked with mile markers which will be used then as a countdown of miles to go as you come back. The course from the start is marked with orange survey flags on your right on the way out which then on the way back, the flags will be on our your left. At intersections and road crossing you need to “connect” the flags on which way to go. You will have to cross Cty Road M twice so please use caution at this intersection. There is many, many, many little hills on the course with some roots and rocks.

* Drop Bags will be available at the turn around
* Full service aid Stations will be at mile 3, mile 10, the turnaround, mile 20, and mile 28
*Aid Stations will have PBJ sandwiches, bananas, Heed drink, Hammer gel, candy, pop, cookies and other items
* No mulling for a runner or pacing a runner for then 10 minutes is allowed
* Finishers will receive race photos of course and signed by the race director
* Technical/performance t-shirts
* If you drop at any point it will be your responsibility to arrange for a ride to the finish
*Packet pick up is available at the center on Friday, April 25th from 3:30 till 6:30 and morning of the race.
*Cut off at the turnaround is 4 hours and 9 for the finish.  If unable to may cutoffs, you will be picked up from the course
*Parking is limited so please ride share
*Post-race food of Soup, Sandwiches, pop, cookies and fruit

50k race is part of the Upper Midwest Ultra Trail series.

50K Ultra receive technical/performance t-shirts
**Only those who are registered by Thursday, April 23 are guaranteed to get their shirt on race day   Registrations received on Friday and on race day will get a shirt on race day if size is available. If size is not available one can pick it up at FrontRunner, 1665 9th Street, White Bear Lake after Wednesday, April 29 or add $5 for shipping to be mailed.

AWARDS FOR THE 50K

Top 3 Male and female in each category – age group – 15 and under, 16-19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 and older, Clydesdales (Males over 220 lbs), and Athenas (Women over 165 lbs.).

Top 3 overall male and female and Top 3 male and female masters will receive a trophy

COURSE RECORDS FOR THE 50K:
MALE
Overall Rasmus Hoeg 3:51:27 – 2012
20 and younger Eric Nordgren 3:56:49 – 2012
30 and over Rasmus Hoeg 3:51:27 – 2012
40 and over Jim Ramicier 4:17;48 year 2010
50 and over Brent Smith 4:14:48 – 2012
60 and over Michael Vavra 5:20:37 – 2012
70 and over Sylan Addink 6:11:32 – 2011

FEMALE
Overall Christine Crawford 4:35:48 – 2012
20 and younger Christi Nowak 4:45:53 – 2011
30 and over Helen Lavin
40 and over Christine Crawford 4:35:48 – 2012
50 and over Shelly Groenke 5:09:56 -2012
60 and over Kathy Weix 6:52:38 – 2011

See who’s coming – as of April 1, 2014

10K COURSE (really is seven miles, but 10K sounds better) Trail Race starts at 9:00 am * Starts at 9:00 am
* Loop course using the Ice Age Trail and the Circle trail from the Chippewa Moraine Center
* Course is single track with hills, rocks and roots
* Will have mile markers for the entire distance
* Aid station at mile 3
* Cotton Race Shirts

COURSE RECORDS
Male Chris Sachs 49:14 – 2011
Female Melisa Mond 60:42 – 2011

Results are Chip timed with Mylaps/ChampionChip.

10K receive cotton t-shirts
**Only those who are registered by Thursday, April 23 are guaranteed to get their shirt on race day   Registrations received on Friday and on race day will get a shirt on race day if size is available. If size is not available one can pick it up at FrontRunner, 1665 9th Street, White Bear Lake after Wednesday, April 29 or add $5 for shipping to be mailed.

10K is part of the Upper Midwest Trail Runners series.

AWARDS FOR THE 10K
Top 3 Male and female in each category – age group – 15 and under, 16-19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 and older, Clydesdales (Males over 220 lbs), and Athenas (Women over 165 lbs.).
Top 2 overall male and female receive a trophy

Course map, elevation map, photos and more info can be found on Facebook.

Help on this event is always needed.  Please let us know if you are available

Registration is limited to a combined field of 500

Event Fees

10K                            50K
June 24, 2014 – April 24                 $30.00                         $60.00
Race day                                             $40.00                         $70.00

Online Registration Closes at Midnight Thursday, April 24 .  Paper entry forms can be submitted Friday and Saturday.  There will be race day registration.  No registrations will be taken over the phone.  Cash, Check, Visa and Mastercard can be used on Race day

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Complete entry form and mail with check/money order to:
Chippewa Ultra Run
FrontRunner Events
1665 9th Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

 

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LODGING AND AREA INFORMATION

Explore Chippewa County – For Complete Lodging details

 

also – www.chippwacounty.com and www.visitchippewafallswi.com

Ice Age Trail Alliance

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RACE DAY INFORMATION

Friday, April 24 – * Packet Pick up is available the night before @ the center from 3:30 till 6:30 pm.

7:00 a.m. – Packet pickup opens

8:00 – 50K starts

9:00 – 10K starts

* Parking is limited so please ride share as much as possible

Timing/results info – You will receive a timing chip on an ankle strap in your race packet.  This chip must be worn around your ankle (either one) and not around your arm, wrist, or on your bib strap.   We will be collecting this chip at the end of the race.

Please do not leave the venue with your timing chip still around your ankle.  If you unintentionally do leave with your timing chip, please mail back in your packet envelope.

Please wear your bib number on the front of your shirt/jacket

Online results will be posted at http://www.frontrunnerusa.com/our-events/results usually by mid afternoon race day

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Past Race Results        2013 10K Results     2013 50K Results     2012 10K Results      2012 50K Results   2011 10K Results       2011 50K Results

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Race Contact Information

Jeff Allen
runjeffrun50k@yahoo.com
Cell 651-332-9988

Randy Fulton
randy@frontrunnerusa.com
651-653-7401