FAQs

Can I Walk?

Yes, participants that are walking are asked to start behind all runners.

Are Race Refunds Allowed?

All registrations are final and there are no refunds.

Are Race Day Registrations Allowed?

Race day registrations are allowed from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. for a cost of $30

If I Have Registered and Cannot Run, Can Someone Else Run In My Place?

No. Due to liability, timing and additional logistical issues, only the registered participant can run for themselves in the event.

Will Restrooms Be Available?

Bathrooms are located at the starting line.

Where Is Parking Available?

Ample parking will be available throughout the park.

Can I Use An iPod?

Participants are allowed to use iPods, MP3 players, radios, and other similar devices. However, we encourage participants to do so with caution and use at appropriate volumes for safety and to better enjoy the course entertainment and race atmosphere.

Can I Push A Stroller?

Yes, for safety you are encouraged to run behind other runners and keep right at all times.

What Kind of Weather Can I Expect?

Generally, October is a beautiful month in Nebraska! But, plan for all weather conditions!
Average October high: 64
Average October low: 37

Can I Run With A Pet?

Pets are not allowed.

Are Overnight Accommodations Available?

A number of motels / hotels are available in Kearney and the surrounding area.

Does The Race Have A Charity Partner?

Proceeds from the event will benefit NPPD’s Pennies for Power energy assistance program which helps disadvantaged families pay energy-related expenses. The program is administered by the Nebraska 2-1-1 hosted by the United Way of the Midlands.