100% of your registration fees will be donated to the Rett Syndrome Foundation! Our sponsors listed below generously pay 100% of the race cost! Your race provides hope!
Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Wiley Post Park in OKC. ON-SITE Registration Will Be Available
"A child with Rett Syndrome is born every 2 hours."
The goal of the OKC River Run is to raise support and awareness for Rett Syndrome, which is a genetic disorder that affects mainly girls and severely impairs "nearly every aspect of the child’s life: their ability to speak, walk, eat, and even breathe easily." (https://www.rettsyndrome.org/about-rett-syndrome). The need for research is critical.
The OKC River Run is a USATF sanctioned and certified course along the picturesque Oklahoma River that provides a smooth, level, paved trail through downtown Oklahoma City free of vehicle traffic.
- 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Packet Pick Up and onsite Registration.
- 8:00 am. - Half Marathon* Start
- 8:50 a.m. - 5K Start
- 9:00 a.m. - 10K Start
- 9:30 -11:00 a.m. - Awards Ceremonies as described below
All races will use chip timing for official race results. All courses are USATF certified. All Races are USATF sanctioned. All participants are required to wear shirts.
*Half Marathon: Registration open to ages 16+ only, due to safety of minor runners on the course. We have 1:45, 2:00, and 2:15 hour pacers to aid you in your run. Participant Finisher's Medals will be given to Half Marathon runners who complete the race in 3 hours (8:00 - 11:00 am). There are 10 stations available with both Gatorade and water.
1st, 2nd, & 3rd place male & female Overall Race Winners for each race (5K, 10K, & 1/2 M) will be given awards and comped for next year's race. New this year by popular demand from previous race winners: we plan to have the awards given and pictures taken of the overall race winners shortly after the 3rd place male and female has come in for each race.
Age Divisions for each race (5K, 10K, & 1/2 M): Under 19 Male and Female, 20-29 Male and Female, 30-39 Male and Female, 40-49 Male and Female, 50-59 Male and Female, 60+ Male and Female, Accompanied Riders. There will be awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in each Age Division. Age Division Awards will be presented under the pavailion starting with the 5K at 10:00 am followed by the 10K and then the 1/2 Marathon as all participants finish each race. Unfortunately, we will not be able to mail medals that were not picked up on Race Day by 11:00 am.
T-shirts will be provided for all registrations received by September 25, 2019. After this date, t-shirts can only be guaranteed as supplies and sizes are available.
Jogging/Racing Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome on the course but Both parties - runner and rider - must be registered for the race and have signed the liability waivers. Only the Runner/Walker need to pay the registration fees. The accompanied rider is free to participate. Register the runner/walker under the specific race event and the accompanied rider under the "Accompanied Rider" specific event. *(Please do not register the accompanied rider under the same name as the runner. Both need to sign the liability waivers even if the runner is the guardian for the rider).
The Clarion Inn & Suites Convention Center Near Bricktown is partnering with us to offer discounted room rates. Use this link to access those rates:
Come enjoy a beautiful run and support Rett Syndrome research. We Won't Stop 'til There's a Cure!