The Nellie Johnstone 5k & Half Marathon

Sat May 2, 2020 Directions
Nellie Johnstone 5K and Half Marathon has gone virtual

We know you want to continue to support Bluestem Medical Foundation and you've been training for this event. In light of the current circumstances, this event has been changed to a virtual event. 

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own and claim your race shirt and medal.

Here Are Your Options:

To participate virtually, you simply run the distance on your own, and report your results.

You understand that events are expensive and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

Johnstone Park, Bartlesville, OK
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NEW Virtal Finish Date - May 3, 2020.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we have decided to make this year's annual Nellie Johnstone 5K & Half Marathon a virtual race.  We know registrants have been training and want to continue to support our mission, so we are excited to offer this alternative. Proceeds benefit the Bluestem Medical Foundation for Ascension Medical Group St. John Heart and Vascular Center programs and FLOWCo-Fitness Lovers of Washington County, a FREE community walk/run fitness program. Bluestem Medical Foundation is an affiliate of the Bartlesville Community Foundation.

Here's how the virtual race will work:

Registrants will have from April 25th through May 3rd to run the race distance continuously and email their time to

The top three overall male and female winners in the 5K and Half Marathon distance events will be awarded place medals.   ALL participants who complete the Half Marathon will receive a custom medal!

To be eligible for awards, you must send in a picture of your activity tracker such as an app that measures distance and time from your phone, FitBit, etc. to

Register by April 12 to guarantee your shirt. T-shirts are cotton and unisex.

Shirt and Award Pick Up: All registrants can pick up their race shirts, medals, and awards on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 4-6 p.m. at Ascension St. John Jane Phillips, 3500 SE Frank Phillips Blvd, Bartlesville, OK 74006. Please use the entrance on the north side of the main parking lot. If you are not local to NE Oklahoma, we will mail your items to you.

Click to view the certified course maps: Half Marathon map, 5K map. Participants can use any safe course to complete the virtual race. 


Johnstone Park, Bartlesville, OK

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