Rockford Road Runners 16th Annual
Sept. 13, 14, & 15 - 2019
Hobo runs are part of the Trail Runner Trophy Series &
the RRCA State of Illinois 50k Trail Championship Race
If you are running or plan to run Hobo races go to this link and read
General Course Overview, Runner Safety & Awareness, Trail Markings, Course Support
The course for the Sunday 25k will be supported for the same as the 50k - 8 hours.
Rockford Road Runners 16th Annual Hobo Rendezvous
Note we have had to change the location of this years event due to delays to the ongoing construction at Rock Cut the park has decided not to allow events to take place in the park until the construction has been completed.
New locations are temporary only for this year we look forward to being back to Rock Cut in 2020
Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve will be the site for the Friday Nite's 10k is an evening trail race. Bring running lights, headlamps, flashlights, etc. Trail will be marked with signage, glow sticks.and reflective markers.
10k will start near the shelter in the park, Friday Sept.. 13, - 7:00pm start. Note this is race is on trails in the dark be aware that it is challenging, it is DARK!
Deer Run Forest Preserve will be the site for the Saturday and Sunday races.
25k will start and finish at the Deer Run Forest Preserve, Saturday Sept. 14, - 8:00am start - (25k race course on Sat. is supported for 5 hours)
50k & 25k will start and finish at the Deer Run Forest Preserve area, Sunday Sept. 15, - 8:00am start (50k & 25k race course on Sun. is supported for 8 hours)
Triple Crown Award for those who run all three races "85k" each will receive a Hobo Railroad Spike Award. Triple Crown finishers will also receive special hoodie sweatshirt.
Questions call: Carol Wilson -815-670-4239 or Email: Hoboruns@rockfordroadrunners.org
Registration Day of Race & Packet Pickups:
NOTE: NO Swag Option - The no swag options means you will NOT receive a short or long sleeve shirt, socks, hoodie or any other swag items.
Should you choose this option for the Triple Crown entry you WILL NOT be eligible to receive any swag. All runners are eligible for race awards.
No Discounts Day of Race,
Shirts - Check Registration site for cutoff dates signup early to guarantee a shirt and your choice of size.
25k & 50k Deer Run Course Map
Rockford Road Runner members receive Hobo race discounts ranging from 10%-20% become a member today. Join RRR here!
Rock Cut Hobo Runs part of the TrailRunner 2019 Trophy Series.
RRCA State of Illinois 25k Trail Championship Race
Camping at Rock Cut State Park for reservations go to
Course Maps for the new sites coming soon !
Hobo course map 10k
Hobo course map 25k & 50k
General Information, Runners Safety & Awareness, Trail Markings, Course Support.
A must read for all Hobo participants.!