The Illinois Homegrown Race Series consists of 11 races across eleven different trail systems. Races include stops in Moline IL, Oglesby IL, Metamora IL, Brimfield IL, Macomb IL, Davenport IA, Willow Springs IL, Edwards IL, Danville IL, Hudson IL, and Washington IL. Prizes are awarded to the top 3 race finishers in each age division and a series award to the top three finishers in each category for the complete series. All racers are eligible to win raffle prizes, regardless of finishing place. This is the 5th mountain bike race in the Illinois Valley and also the race 3 in the Illinois Homegrown Race Series 2013. Matthiessen State Park is a surprisingly hilly and fast course that will provide a great challenge for racers of all abilities with good areas for spectator viewing all in a cozy state park atmosphere.