THE GLACIAL ESKER 40

Welcome Ultra Runners!


APRIL ANNOUNCEMENTS


1. 

2019 Race Date – The 2019 Glacial Esker 40 (GE40) will take place at Chain O’Lakes State Park on April 27th. Please save the date to be a part of our event. The Glacial Esker 40 features a 40 mile and 20 mile run.

2. 

2019 Race Registration – Registration for the 2019 Glacial Esker 40 is open. To register, please enter online through the GE40/IGNITE Trail Series website, under Entry/Registration or use the following RunSignUp link: https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Albion/glacialesker.

3. 

No Deferrals/No Refunds/No Transfers – There are no deferrals, no refunds, and no transfers for any reason, including injury. However, runners are allowed to switch from the 40 miler to the 20 miler, and vice versa, after you have signed up. Please note that you cannot switch races on race day.

4. 

FA50K – The date is 4/6. The group will run up to 31 miles but some runners will go less. We’ll use the GE40 course and have rolling aid stations available as a courtesy to our runners and volunteers preparing for the race. A group invite may be sent out prior to this note.

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Trail Maintenance Day – 4/13 (Two weeks before the GE40). A group invite may be sent out prior to this note. It’s a great opportunity for our runners to give back and clean up the course that they’ll be running on for the race.

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Volunteers – The IT100 is known for its volunteers and the GE40 will soon have the same reputation. For information on how you can you can join our team as a volunteer please contact Steve Carr at stevec@ignitetrailseries.com.

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Site Protocol – Our website and Facebook Forum/Event Page is specific to the GE40. Topics discussed include ultra running in general but the focus is primarily on our event as an informational guide to our runners.
Since we are not a generic running site we do not permit advertisements or solicitations of any kind. This includes, but is not limited to, any running events/sites or their sponsors. We’ll remove all material, links, etc., that don’t meet the aforementioned criteria.

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Glacial Esker 40/Indiana Trail 100 Website – Please see our website if you have any further questions: https://ignitetrailseries.com/glacialesker




COURSE RECORDS


GE 40 Records

Male 

Zachary Pligge – 2018 – 5:30:40.26

Female 

Amanda Tomasikiewicz – 2018 – 6:28:18.28

GE 20 Records

Male 

Steve Fredrickson – 2019 – 2:35:50.40

Female 

Suzi Swinehart – 2019 – 2:47:12.90

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