The Hennepin Hundred

The Hennepin Hundred is Illinois’ only point-to-point, all-trail ultramarathon, a true Illinois adventure from Sterling, Illinois on the Rock River to Colona, Illinois near the mighty Mississippi, along the historic and beautiful Hennepin Canal.

 100 miles/50 miles/50k/100 mile relay


The Start—The 100 mile solo/relay & 50 mile solo race start at 7 a.m. along the Rock River in Sinissippi Park, Sterling, Illinois. The night time 50k race has a 5 pm start from Aid station 7/15.

The Finish—100 mile and 50k racers in Colona, Illinois in front of the Colona Fire Department. The Fire Department welcomes runners in for a hot shower, sleep on a cot, or a change of clothes. Fifty mile racers finish at picturesque Lock 17 near Wyanet, Illinois.

The Hennepin Hundred 100 miles/50 miles/50k/100 mile relay.