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Athlete Information 2017-09-26T18:18:51+00:00

Course Description:

The 15K starts and finishes right in downtown Springfield and primarily runs through historic areas of Springfield and Missouri State University campus. The course is extremely flat and fast with very few hills. Roads will be open to traffic but participants will have full lane closures. Volunteers, arrows and cones will be throughout to help participants stay on course. The 15K is a USATF sanctioned and certified course.

Aid Stations:

Aid stations will be set at every 1.5-2 miles. A few aid stations will have porta johns. Each aid station will consist of Hammer Gels, Heed Drink, water and light first aid.

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Course Description:

The 5K starts and finishes right in downtown Springfield and primarily runs through flat areas of downtown Springfield. Roads will be open to traffic but participants will have coned lanes to run in. Volunteers, arrows and cones will be throughout to help participants stay on course. The 5K is a USATF sanctioned course.

Aid Stations:

One Aid station will be set out approximately 2 miles out. Each aid station will consist of Hammer Gels, Heed Drink, water and light first aid.

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Categories and Awards

Awards will be presented to:

  • First Place Overall Male and Female for both the 15K and the 5K
  • First, Second and Third Place Male and Female in the following age categories for both the 15K and the 5K: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over

Event Polices

Refund Policy:

50% of your entry fee will be refunded up until 30 days from race date. Refunds are not available for any reason, other than active military service, less than 30 days prior to an event. Event entries are transferable between persons, Event entries ARE NOT transferable between events or years. We are sorry but we will not be able to make exceptions will to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to these refund terms. To request a refund or transfer to another person simply email us at info@ultramaxsports.com

Important Ultramax T-Shirt Policy: In order to keep our late fees lower and due to supply levels and printing constraints you must register on or before 03/1 to be guaranteed to receive your t-shirt at packet pickup. If you register after 03/1 you may not receive a shirt or the sized you signed up for when you pick up your packet.

Weather Policy:

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be postponed as long as possible in hopes the inclement weather will pass. If the event is not possible, the event will be cancelled and a 25% credit for next year will be issued for all registered participants in the 2018 event. No refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Event Rules

Please review the following rules prior to registering:

Roller blades will not be allowed on the race course.

Race numbers are required to take part in the race. If you are caught as a bandit or running with another person’s bib, you will be banned from participating in Ultramax Sports event for a period of two years.

iPods & Other Audio Devices – We strongly recommend that you do not use iPods or other audio devices during the race. Choosing to use an audio device will not result in disqualification, but you will compromise your safety and that of others. If you are unable to hear verbal instructions or commands, approaching vehicles or course marshals on bicycles because of your device, you may be asked to relinquish it and face disqualification. Please use consideration and good judgment in this area.

Strollers on the Course: Unfortunately, the USA Track and Field insurance does not cover baby joggers/strollers, bicycles, inline skates or animals (except service dogs) on the course so for safety reasons they are not allowed.

Timing Information

NEW – Disposable Timing Chip Information:

  • MyLaps Bib Tag Timing System – Disposible chips will be placed on your bib when you come to packet pickup. Please follow the simple instructions on the packet carefully. Not wearing the bib properly may prevent you from being timed.
  • Bibs are non-transferable – be careful not to switch with other participants.
  • You must wear your bib at all times or you will not be scored in the event.

Parking Information

Dublin’s Pass parking is limited so get there early! There are numerous other areas around the race site to park. Downtown area parking map can be found here – Downtown Springfield Parking Map