Top 10 Reasons to Run Abe’s Trail Trek


Runners, Here is the Top 10 List for why you should run the 5th annual Abe’s Trail Trek. 1. New Courses – One of the toughest trail runs in Central Illinois 2. Gender specific long sleeve, custom race shirts 3. Unique one of a kind awards for all races 4. Awards ceremony by the log […]

Abe’s Trail Trek 2017 Course Maps


Runners, The course maps for the 2017 events are now posted on the webpage. There is a 5k course map and a 6.55 mile course map.  Due to several reasons we are not offering a 6.2 mile course.   Please trust us and understand. The 10k runners will be getting .3 miles for free and […]

Abe’s Trail Trek and New Salem


Hey All, Great news today from DNR!  The 5th Annual Abe’s Trail Trek will take place at New Salem on November 11th with all trails on the east side ready for runners. We can still offer the 5k, 10k and Half Marathon, but the courses will be revised since the bridge over Rte. 97 is […]

5th Annual Abe’s Trail Trek Updates

Runners, Plans are finalizing for the November 11th Abe’s Trail Trek 5k, 10k and Half Marathon. Courses are being revised due to on going state budget issues but that will not deter nor decrease the awesome factor of this central Illinois event. We learned much from the nation’s largest Trail Run Race Director Conference from […]

Abe’s Trail Trek SWAG & Price Increase

Dear Athletes, Just a reminder that prices go up for all distances in the Abe’s Trail Trek on Oct. 11th at 11:59pm. Please register by the cut off to save some cash and be guaranteed a shirt. The event takes place on Nov. 11th and offers a trail 5k fun run/walk, 10k trail race and […]

Time to Speak Up & Out – Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site

Abe’s Trail Trek & Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site Hello Concerned Athletes, It’s time to speak up and out and we need your voice.  We wanted to take a moment to address questions we are getting about Abe’s Trail Trek to be held on Nov. 11th at Lincolns New Salem State Historic Site (LNSSHS). […]

Top 10 Reasons to Run the Moonlight Miles at Oak Ridge Cemetery

Greetings Runners, Here is the list you were waiting for regarding the September 16th Moonlight Miles at Oak Ridge Cemetery event. Top 10 Reasons to Run the Moonlight Miles ➢ There is a 5k fun run/walk, Quarter marathon, Half marathon. You choose your distance and darkness and pace. ➢ You get to run at night […]

Ladies & the Moonlight Miles Event

Dear Runners, We wanted to expand on the latest Facebook post about the Sept. 16th Moonlight Miles at Oak Ridge Cemetery Runs. Historically this event draws more ladies than men and we can tell by the post many ladies are interested in this very unique night running event for 2017. We wanted to assure all […]

The Goals of Endurance Athletes

Dear Racers, Please accept a sincere thanks to all of you for making the 2017 Triathlon season our best ever. We set many records and helped many of you achieve your goals. I am now asking you to help me achieve my goal of eradicating Multiple Sclerosis through MS Global. To help achieve this goal […]

Guaranteed Shirts for Dan Adair MD, Memorial Triathlons

Triathletes & Soon to be Triathletes, Thanks to the generosity of Memorial Sportscare and Springfield Clinic Orthopedic Group, any racer registering late thru on line or in person at either packet pickup will get a shirt that fits from the 2nd Annual Dan Adair MD, Memorial Triathlons. We will be accepting walk ups and creating […]