Ledge View 5K Caveman Adventure Run

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10 people posing in caveman costumes before a race

Race Information

Get your caveman costumes on! (optional) and run/walk our 5K adventure course (including caves) at Ledge View Nature Center or the 2.5K short course. Course is timed and winners in each team category receive additional prizes.

All pre-registered participants get a T-shirt and exciting prizes!

Clearly marked trails with water stations and restroomMany people starting to run at the beginning of a race. Some are dressed in caveman costumes.

Post-run snacks included with registration

Gear check available

Health and wellness displays and demonstrations

No pets or strollers on the run please


Early Bird Fee- before May 11th
(everyone gets a T-shirt!)
May 11th- June 10th



2-person team


3-person team


4-person team


5-person team


Short Course (individual only)


Arial photograph of Ledge View Nature Center showing the routes for the 2020 caveman runCourse Description

The 5K or 2.5K course is moderately undulating through woods and prairie, a quarry and a cave. The trails are surfaced with gravel or grass. Obstacles include:

  • a 60ft observation tower

  • quarry trail (no rock climbing involved)

  • cave (walking and a little crawling)

  • fun trail obstacles.

Course is well marked and there will be ability progressive staging areas at the mass start line.

   Click here for larger view of route map

free shuttle bus poster for caveman adventure run showing a picture of a bus with kids on it.

Parking at the nature center is VERY limited, so for your convenience we have a free shuttle to the nature center.

Bus leaves every 15 min starting 8 am until 1:30 pm

Parking at the nature center will be available for people with a handicap sticker on their vehicle.

You may pull into the parking lot at the nature center to drop off family/team members if you prefer.

A poster showing photos of people participating in the caveman adventure run.