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Kennekuk Road Runners - Wild Wild Wilderness

Saturday September 17th, 2022

Oakwood, IL

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42nd Annual Wild Wild Wilderness 
Saturday, September 17, 2022

Join us at Kickapoo State Recreation Area, west of Danville, Illinois. Take I-74 to Exit 206 or 210 and follow the signs to the park

7.45 Trail Run – Wilderness Trail
$45 With Shirt $40 No Shirt
5k Trail Run – Clear Pond
$35 With Shirt $30 No Shirt
Challenge – Both Trails
$65 with Shirt $60 No Shirt


The 7.45 mile course, which is 95% trail, heads east out of the park before turning into the woods, where the adventure really begins. You will climb and descend steep hills, cross creeks and bridges, and if you are lucky, see deer and other wildlife. This is a scenic and challenging run. 
The 5K run is a rustic trail that wraps around clear pond and takes you down spooky hollow and up the steps to 7.  Follow the signs for the Clear (Pond) Trail.
Challenge yourself and do both trails.  Times for each race are below

Date / Time: 
Saturday Sept 17, 2022 
5k Starts @ 9:00
7.45 Starts @ 9:50


Age Group awards are back and will be presented at the conclusion of the race.  

Finisher Medals for 5k and the WWW trail to be presented when crossing the finish line

2021 Grand Slam Awards!!!!!
Will be presented at the post-race ceremony.

No bandits, radios, strollers, or dogs are allowed. No shirts or awards will be mailed. No refunds. You must be present to win drawing prizes during post-race party.


The awards presentation and post-race party are held at the registration area. Stick around and enjoy the usual KRR good time with food and drinks. Burgers and Dogs on the grill will be provided but feel free to bring your own sac lunch if you prefer.... Beverages will also be provided for workers and runners.

Please arrive early for parking and only park in designated parking spots.  Do not park in grass or alongside the roads.   Carpool when possible.  Parking Violations will not be reimbursed by the club.

Kickapoo has two major campgrounds for tent and trailer camping, with 184 sites. About half the sites have electrical hookups. Two shower buildings and a sanitary dump station are available. A limited number of walk-in sites are available for primitive campers, but several campsites can be reserved by writing the site or by applying in person. All campers must obtain a camping permit before entering the campgrounds. For more information go to: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/Landmgt/ parks/r3/kickapoo.htm

Please join us in thanking the Kickapoo State Recreation Area Staff, all of our dedicated volunteers, and our loyal sponsors. Kickapoo staff will provide some picnic tables, so feel free to bring your own chairs, blankets, etc. to the post-race party

2022 Grand Slam Awards - Will be presented at the post-race ceremony.


Race Distances

Price Register
WWW Challenge $60.00 until Register »
Wild Wild Wilderness 7.45 $40.00 until Register »
Wild Wilderness 5K $30.00 until Register »
WWW Challenge Click to Find Out Register »
Wild Wild Wilderness 7.45 Click to Find Out Register »
Wild Wilderness 5K Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

10906 Kickapoo Park Rd, Oakwood, IL

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