Cross Country Night with Craig Virgin

Hi everyone!

Join fellow harriers (and running enthusiasts) in Beckman Auditorium in the Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan to hear running legend Craig Virgin talk about preparing for and executing winning race plans while watching film from his past race performances.

12074495_975654635831667_927838445658422960_nVirgin holds the IHSA cross country State meet record, and broke Steve Prefontaine’s high school 3200 meter record as well as Pre’s American record in the 10k. In addition, Virgin is the USA’s only IAAF World Cross Country Championships winner.

Entry is free for all pre-registered for the 2015 Furrow Euro cross country run. If you are not registered you may make a donation at the door. Proceeds benefit EPGXC.

Check out the Facebook event page or register for the Furrow Euro cross-country run!

Furrow Euro 2015 run registration: now only $10

Big news for Furrow Fans! This is the 10th year of the Euro, so Michael has decided to offer a $10 entry for the Furrow Euro 2015 cross-country run:

In addition, the Furrow Euro is going green and no longer offering plastic water bottles at the finish line. We encourage you to bring your own refillable water bottle, or purchase an insulated Polar brand Furrow Euro water bottle for $10 with race entry ($20 without).

What is the Furrow run course like? Check out some video of the first creek crossing…

We will post updates on the cyclocross races soon!

Thanks for a great 2014 Furrow Euro!

We had a great time this year and hope you all did too. Check out some results and some photos:

New Sponsor: The Sufferfest!

The SufferfestHello all, big news for the Furrow Euro on the sponsor front. The Sufferfest will be sponsoring the 4th place finisher in each bike race. Yes, those who just miss the podium will win a free Sufferfest training video download! Because they need to train harder for next year, ya see!?

New bike course map!

Hi all, Chris has made some changes to the 2014 Furrow cyclocross course. This is because our bridge washed away in a flood! But the bridge parts were repurposed and are now part of the deck on our new flyover:

And here is the course map: