Annawan Canal Ambush & 5K

Click HERE for 2013 5K Run/Walk Race Results

— 3.1 miles down and back along the surfaced Hennepin Canal Trail.

Click HERE for 2013 Mini-Triathlon Single Race Results —

1.5 mile run, 6.7 mile bike and 1.8 mile paddle.

Click HERE for 2013 Mini-Triathlon 2-Person Relay Race Result 

Person A runs 1.5 miles, Person B bikes 6.7 miles &

both paddle 1.8 miles together to finish.

Read News Press Release here

Need to rent a kayak/canoe? 

Contact Princeton Outdoor Adventures - Limited quantity available.

5K Race Info

  • 11 am Saturday Oct. 5
  • ​Race packet pick-up & late registration: 
    Friday Oct. 4 @4-6: Bank Orion, Annawan IL​Saturday Oct 5@10am Annawan Canal Rte 78
  • 5Kers please park in grass area north of canal on Rte 78, LOOK FOR SIGNS!
  • 3.2 mile flat, scenic course, down and back on surfaced trail
  • Split time and water station @ 1.5 mile mark
  • Fruit and water at conclusion of race
  • 5K $20 through Sept. 28 $25 after Sept. 28
  • Proceeds go towards the future Annawan Community Center
  • Printable Race Info Fact Sheet
  • Click here to register online!
  • Click here to print off the 5k registration form 
    and mail it to us!


  • 10:30 am Saturday Oct. 5
  • Hennepin Canal Bridge, Rte 78 North of Annawan, IL
  • All Triathlon participants must be at least 15 years old
  • ​Race packet pick up:
    Friday Oct. 4 @ 4-6pm Bank Orion, Annawan IL
    Saturday Oct. 5 @9-10am Annawan Canal Rte78
  • Participants must be registered by Oct. 4
  • Triathloners may compete as an individual or as a 2-person relay team:
  • ​INDIVIDUAL: completes 1.5 mile surfaced, flat trail run; 6.7 mile paved, flat bike ride, 1.8 mile paddle 
  • 2 PERSON RELAY: Person A completes 1.5 surfaced, flat trail run; hands off to person B; person B completes 6.7 mile paved, flat bike ride; persons A & B complete 1.8 mile paddle in boat TOGETHER to finish
  • 2 PERSON RELAY: $50-Sept. 28
  • Proceeds go towards the future Annawan Community Center
  • Printable Race Info Fact Sheet
  • Printable Race Map & Logistics 
  • Click here to register online!
  • (Participants must register for Mini-Tri online)

Youth Obstacle
​Mud Run

  • 1:30 PM Saturday Oct. 5
  • ​Ages 4-14
  • The Mighty Titan Youth ObstaclMud Runs are fun pumped- up events for kids of all fitness levels.
  • These runs are not timed events.
  • It will be an experience of a life time
    as each Titan will test their skills on the .75 mile to 1.5 mile course filled with 14+ obstacles.

  • Obstacles are designed by an expert master carpenter to challenge the toughest Titan. 
  • All Mighty Titans will crawl through
    ​ the muddy Tazmanian tunnels, summit the McKinley Three rock walls, scramble into the Copperhead cave and face a variety of other obstacles while running in the forest, on bike paths and open fields. 

  • Click here to print off the obstacle registration form and mail it to us!
  • Or register online by clicking the blue "Register Now" link below:

  • JUNIOR TITAN:  .75 mile course full of mud and exciting obtacles to challenge all ages 4-8.
  • VARSITY TITAN: 1.5 mile course that will put your overall strength and endurance to the ultimate test. This course is for ages 9-14.

THANK YOU to our 5K & Mini-Tri Race Sponsors!