JCPL Hogwarts Hustle 3K

Sat April 4, 2020 Nicholasville, KY US 40356 Directions
Join us for the inaugural Hogwarts Hustle 3K Race hosted by Race Rise, Jessamine County Public Library and Nicholasville / Jessamine County Parks & Recreation.
Countdown to Race Day
Events

3K Run/Walk

$25 10:00AM EDT Price increases after March 14, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

3K Run/Walk --- JCPL Card Holder

$0 10:00AM EDT Registration ends March 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Runner/Walker

$30 10:00AM EDT Registration ends March 24, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Volunteer

$0 8:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Registration ends April 3, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

Harry Potter fans get your “wands at the ready” and prepare to test your wizarding skills at a day of magical contests happening at City-County Park in Nicholasville.

Join us for the inaugural Hogwarts Hustle 3K on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at City-County Park in Nicholasville.

Find out if you’re as fast as a Firebolt broomstick in the chip timed Hogwarts’ Hustle 3K Race.  The race will be chip timed (Thanks RaceRise) with awards for top finishers.  We'll have music, food, drink, kids activities, a petting zoo and more!

Medals will be awarded to the first-place male and female runners in each age category (ages 5 -105) and to the first-place male and female runners representing each of the four Hogwarts’ houses – Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff. Don’t forget to indicate which house you’d like to represent when you register!

Register online anytime up to race morning.
Race day registration is also available from 8:00 am to 9:30 am at City-County Park

PRICING
Registration is FREE to Jessamine County Public Library card holders.  You'll need to have your JCPL library card handy as you'll need to enter that number for validation.  This free entry does not include a commemorative race shirt.  If you want to get a shirt they are $10.00.  Select your size (Men's, Women's and Youth sizes available) during the online registration process.

Registration for the general public (i.e. those who are not current JCPL card holders) participating in the 3K is $20.00 (Early bird until 1/14/20), $25.00 from 2/1/20-3/15/20 and $30.00 from 3/16/20-4/4/20.  This general public registration includes a commemorative shirt or you may select the "No Shirt" option and save or donate proceeds back to the library.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

  • 8:00 am - 9:30 am    Onsite Packet Pickup and Registration Open
  • 8:00 am - 11:30 am  Quotable Quiz Walk Open
  • 9:50 am                    Brief Pre-Race Program & Announcements
  • 10:00 am                  Hogwarts Hustle 3K Run/Walk Start
  • 10:45 am                  3K Awards Ceremony
  • 11:15 am                  Costume Contest

PACKET PICKUP 
Available at Jessamine County Public Library, 600 South Main St., Nicholasville, KY 40356 on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Friday, April 3, 2020 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Race day packet pick-up is available at City-County Park from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.

Quotable Quiz Walk
Course open to all from 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Do you have Hermione’s head for facts? Test your knowledge of the Harry Potter books and movies with 1K quiz walk. Twenty quotes will be posted along the route. Name the character who said each quote correctly and you’ll be entered to win a “fan”tastic prize basket filled with Harry Potter themed swag. No registration is required. Pick up your answer form at the event.

Costume Contest
Contestants will be called to the stage at approximately 11:15 am.
Maybe your talents lie in transmogrification? Dress up as your favorite character or creature from the Harry Potter universe and impress the crowd with your creativity. The audience will vote for their favorite child, teen and adult costumes. Winners will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.
Contestants will register for the contest at the event.

PROPOSED 3K ROUTE

Place
402 Park Drive
Nicholasville, KY US 40356
Race Contact Info

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Sponsors
The Hogwarts Hustle --- Central Kentucky's Most Unique Race
The Jessamine County Public Library

MISSION

To enrich the community with ideas, information, and cultural opportunities.

A Fun Race Contest --- Select and Run For Your Harry Potter House!

Medals will be awarded to the first-place male and female runners in each age category (ages 5 -105) and to the first-place male and female runners representing each of the four Hogwarts’ houses – Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff. Don’t forget to indicate which house you’d like to represent when you register!  If you need some help selecting your house check out this image and descriptions.  You can also select "Not Participating" if you wish during the registration process.


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