Top Male Overall Finisher Juan Moran crosses the finish line.

On Saturday, Sept. 7, the Byron Park District, Byron Forest Preserve, and Presenting Sponsor Byron Bank, hosted the 2nd Annual Tiger 10 Miler Trail Race. The event featured a 10-mile trail run through the Byron Forest Preserve and Nardi Equestrian Preserve, followed by an award presentation and celebration at Hairy Cow Brewing Company.
In January of 2018, seasoned runner and course designer, Chris Remof presented his vision of a long distance trail run to the Byron Park District Board of Commissioners officially bringing the Tiger 10 Miler Trail Race to fruition.
Thanks to a successful first year, support from the business community, and numerous volunteers, the Tiger 10 Miler returned for a second “run.” “We are excited to be able to offer an event that is not only unique, but also highlights the beauty of the Byron community,” said Board President Rachel Oracki.
2019 Tiger 10 Miler event sponsors included: Presenting Sponsor, Byron Bank; After Party Sponsor, Hairy Cow Brewing Company; Bib Sponsor, Fleet Feet Sports; Gold Sponsor, Power Combat Fitness; Silver Sponsors Ogle County Chiropractic Center; Ornery Mule Racing, ReignXT, Smith, Birkholz & O’Brien, P.C., Sterling Federal Bank, Stone Bridge Running, and Weezys Sports Bar.
Numerous door prizes were donated by the following agencies: Autumn on Parade, Big Stone Publishing, Byron Chamber of Commerce, Laura Mangrum with Hvarre Realty, Ornery Mule Racing, Stillman Valley Fall Festival, and Sweetbean Café & Bakery, which resulted in top notch event for participants.
Race day welcomed 208 participants, including runners and walkers, from 15 Northern Illinois counties, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Finishing in first place and Top Male Overall was Juan Moran, from Beloit, Wis. with a time of 59:24.0. Top Female Overall was Shannon Ring, from Rockford, Ill. with a time of 01:12:39.1. The event concluded with award distribution and an after party celebration compliments of Hairy Cow Brewing Company in Byron.
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