Race Information

Race packet pick up and awards

Registrants can pick up their official race packet at the Civic Center Convention Center on Saturday, April 21, 10 am to 5 pm or on race day, April 22, 8am to race time. Participants must pick up race packet before participating in their registered event.

All races are chip timed.

Please note: Participants who have athletic team eligibility in either junior high, high school or college are not eligible for the cash awards. An award equal to the maximum allowed will be presented. This will be in the form of a trophy.

5-Mile Awards

Masters are eligible for overall and masters award. (See Race Awards below for more details on prize money)

3-Mile Awards

Overall 1st place male and female winners will receive a cash award and specially designed trophy. Overall male and female 2nd through 10th place will receive special Ice Breaker awards. (See Race Awards below for more details on prize money)

1-Mile Run/Fitness Walk

This is not a competitive event. Official times will be posted, but no awards will be given.

Age Group Awards

Male and female 1st and 2nd place division winners will receive special medals in the following age groups:

6-9 19-24 40-44 60-64 80-84
10-12 25-29 45-49 65-69 80+Over
13-15 30-34 50-54 70-74 Wheelchair
16-18 35-39 55-59 75-79


All distances are on asphalt and are mostly flat. The 5-mile race, the 3-mile and 1-mile runs are accurate to the distance.

Participant Information

Walkers are encouraged to participate in the 1-mile or 3-mile events. Participants wishing to do the 5-mile must be capable of finishing within one hour.

Split Times

1 mile – 1/2 mile
3 mile – 1 mile; 2 mile
5 mile – 1 mile; 2 mile; 3 mile; 4 mile

The Start

Runners will be seeded into the starting area by their anticipated finishing time. Seeded runners (elite and invited) will start from the front. This area will be designated “seeded runners only.” All others are asked to line up according to their anticipated finishing time as identified by “time markings” along the start.

Plan to arrive early as some streets and avenues may be blocked off to traffic. Please avoid Central Avenue and Park Drive.

Late Registration

A $2 late fee will be assessed on all entries received April 16-22 per person. Between April 16-22 late registration will be taken at Park and Recreation 8am – 5pm. The day before and Race Day (April 21-22), registration will be taken at the Civic Center Convention Center – Saturday 10:00-5:00 and Sunday 8:00-1:00.


Runner assistance is prohibited.


Please use the side streets or the parking lots 1st Ave. N. and Park Drive, 1st Ave. S. and 2nd St., or the lots surrounding the Civic Center. The Gibson Park parking lot and Park Drive will both be closed.

Facilities at Start/Finish and Aid Stations

Facilities include rest rooms and water. There are no locker rooms or shower rooms.
1 mile (none),  3 mile (at 1 and 2 mile),  5 mile (at 1 and 4 mile)

Runners’ Heat

Runners are cautioned that races are most strenuous. Liquid intake is strongly suggested prior to and at all stations. If you encounter or suspect difficulties, stop and ask for aid or advice before continuing.


The 35-year average temperature is 45 degrees F.

Please “No”…

For safety and courtesy, please do not bring radio headsets, pets, bicycles, skateboards and rollerblades to the event.


Runners are reminded to please watch for vehicles on the road at all times.

Post Race Lunch and Awards Ceremony

The post race lunch will be served at the Civic Center Convention Center following your event. The awards ceremony will be convened at the Convention Center at approximately 4 pm.

Race Awards

Masters are eligible for overall and masters award.

5-Mile Awards

Male Female
1st $1,500 $1,500
2nd $750 $750
3rd $500 $500
Masters 1st $200 $200
Masters 2nd $100 $100

3-Mile Awards

Male Female
1st $100 $100

2017 Race Results
5-Mile Race

Male Cesar Mireles 26:00
Female Keely West 28:46
Male Master Darin Wynn 31:35
Female Master Sandy Thomas 34:13

*New record

2017 Race Results
3-Mile Race

Male Cesar Mireles 15:13
Female Heather Lieberg 17:16