Galena Lead Rush Half Marathon | Race Details

Details of Galena's Half Marathon, Lead Rush Details

5th Annual Galena Lead Rush Half Marathon

November 7, 2015

This USATF sanctioned race will be 13.1 miles in length beginning and ending at Chestnut Mountain Resort, 8770 W. Chestnut Road, Galena, IL 61036.


The race begins by heading east on Chestnut Road, takes a short jog north on Blanding Road, turns east again onto Blackjack Road, approaches the halfway point when going west on Beaty Hallow Road, takes a sharp right to go north on Blanding Road, merges back onto Blackjack Road, and finishes by a short run on Sand Hill Road plus an out-and-back on River Road before it concludes along the Mississippi River at the base of Chestnut Mountain.

Take the chairlift back to the top of the resort to enjoy the post race party!

Age groups are as follows:
15-19        45-49
20-24        50-54
25-29        55-59
30-34        60-64
35-39        65-69
40-44        70+

The 2015 Participant Guide will be available closer to race date.

Click on the links below for more details:

Galena Lead Rush Half Marathon Elevation Map

Download Galena Lead Rush Half Marathon Course Map


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