The race will go on rain or shine and will only be cancelled or postponed if weather conditions present imminent danger to participants. We will update you throughout race week via email and social media.
Please send a simple email to email@example.com with DISTANCE CHANGE in the subject. Please include your first and last name and the distance you would like to run. We will change you in our database to the new distance. No further steps are needed.
No. We will not issue refunds for this race.
Yes. Please make certain they know your first and last name and distance.
Yes, the course will be certified and results submitted to the Boston Athletic Association.
Parking will be at Papillion LaVista South High School. 10799 Highway 370, Papillion Nebraska 68046. Runners can easily walk to start area from here.
There will be water stops approximately every two to three miles along the route as well as bathrooms throughout the course and at start/finish lines. There will be Gatorade at several of the stops as well. There will not be GU or gels provided along the route.
All 26.2 mile registrants must agree to the 6 hours time limit. Runners in the Marathon must be to the 8.4 mile mark (the marathon/half marathon split) in under 1hour and 50 minutes. Runners not on this pace will be required to turn in and complete the Half Marathon only. The course will officially close and support services will end 6 hours from the time the last person starts.
The minimum ages to compete are as follows:
Full Marathon: 12 years old
Half Marathon: 10 years old
5k: 5 years old
No there will be no gear check this year.
Please be in the starting line area 15 minutes prior to your starting time.
Generally, October is a beautiful month in Nebraska!
Average Daily High Temperature October 11 : 66 degrees
Average Overnight Low Temperature on October 11: 44 degrees
No, There will not be pacers in 2021
All runners will be asked to wear a mask pre-race and in the starting corral. Once lined up to begin the race, runners may remove their mask and properly dispose of them in multiple trash cans near starting line.