Invite your friends and family to come and see you finish! Drop a few hints before the race about how much you'd love to see a sign with your name welcoming you across the finish line. We will have a 'Make a Sign' station if anyone forgot their sign. Good luck, you are going to be great!
8AM: Gates open. Parking is free but limited. Come early to secure a good spot and make sure you have enough time to get to the starting line. Please refer to the FAQ page for more parking information.
8AM: Sponsor/Vendor area opens.
8:40AM: Opening Remarks.
8:50AM: Call runners to line up. Based on your expected pace, please line up with our speedy runners upfront and our walkers towards the back. REMEMBER: Pets & strollers are not allowed on the racecourse. 9AM: 5K Starts! After the race, be sure to grab some free water and snacks. Then stop by Kelly Kemper Yoga’s tent for much-needed post-race stretching. 10AM (approximately): Kids’ Fun Run Starts! The NCS Cross Country Team will lead and follow the last kid to ensure they know where to go and leave no one behind. Each participant will receive a medal at the end of the race. The Fun Run is NOT timed and there will be no award ceremony for this race. 10:30AM (approximately): 5K Awards Ceremony. The 5K medals will be awarded to the following; Female & Male Overall Winners, Female & Male Overall Masters Winners (40& older), Top Three Female & Male: 9 & Under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
11AM: Course Closes.
Please stick around to cheer the last participant across the finish line and for the awards ceremony.