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The Ellis House & Equestrian Center, part of the Kendall County Forest Preserve District, welcomes you to our Race Page.
All race proceeds go towards making Kendall county a better place to be. We employ conservation practices for all our events and encourage event participants to learn more about taking care of this beautiful place we live in.
Participants will receive a shirt, along with other goodies. We will be serving refreshments after the race in our indoor arena and entertainment usually includes horse drawn hay/sleigh rides, educational displays, horse demonstrations and an awards ceremony.
4TH ANNUAL REINDEER RUN 5K
Come out to Ellis House & Equestrian Center on Sunday, December 16, 2012 for the 4th Annual Reindeer Run 5k! The course will use new limestone trails with maybe some footpaths thrown in as well.
The entry fee is $25, or $35 on race day. The fee includes the race, Reindeer Run t-shirt, and awards ceremony. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female runners, and to the top three finishers in nine separate age divisions.
Race day packet pickup is from 7:00 - 8:45 am. The 5k begins at 9:00 am. Professional electronic timing provided by Kompusport and results will be posted online.
Please contact Ellis House & Equestrian Center at 815 475-4035 or email@example.com to register. Visit www.ellishec.com for more information. Ellis House & Equestrian Center is located at 13986 McKanna Road in Minooka.
Sponsorships are still available for this popular event. For more information, please contact 815 475-4035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hopefully, you will get dirty, wet and muddy, so we recommend bringing a change of clothes and shoes! For more information call Ellis House & Equestrian Center at 815-475-4035, or email Tina at Tina@ellishec.com Race information and registration forms are available: find the links below. Forms & flyers are available at our facility, or visit the Kendall County Forest Preserve office at 110 W. Madison St. Yorkville, IL 60560. Mail your registration form to Ellis House & Equestrian Center, 13986 McKanna Road, Minooka, IL 60447, or fax it to 815-475-4105.
Conservation, development, and recreation can all work in tandem for a more cost effective, cleaner, more enjoyable ways to experience life to its fullest potential!
Biologically significant Stream Definition
Biologically Significant Streams (BSS): Streams that have a high rating or score based on data from at least two taxonomic groups. This can be achieved by obtaining an "A" rating either for diversity or for integrity that is based on data from two or more taxonomic groups. A second way to achieve this status is for a stream segment to have class scores in the highest class for at least two different taxonomic groups when considering the combined data from the diversity and integrity ratings. Stream segments identified as biologically significant are unique resources in the state and the biological communities present must be protected at the stream reach, as well as upstream of the reach. Therefore BSS reaches were extrapolated from site-specific information to upstream stream segments to arrive at the segments identified as biologically significant. To learn more, go to the IDNR website or download a pdf of Stream Ratings in IL .
Past 5k Run/Walk Events
Ellis Hoof It - August 1st 2010
Ellis Reindeer Run for the Horses - Dec 19th 2010
20th 2009 Reindeer Run for the Horses
View 2009 Reindeer Run Results