The Holiday Light Spectacular’s 5k “Nightlight Run” is an opportunity for running enthusiasts to experience the magical glow of lights like nobody else can. The only night of the season that is opened for foot traffic invites runner’s to run competitively or run with holiday spirit.
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ENTRY FEE INCLUDES A LONG SLEEVE T SHIRT TO THE 1ST 300 PARTICIPANTS.
This is the 6th Annual 5k Nightlight Run. The goal is to allow runners one night to enjoy the beauty of Holiday Lights Spectacular the only way any runner would want, by running through. All proceeds go to the Holiday Lights Spectacular Fund to perpetuate the lights.
The Nightlight Run will start at the entrance to the Holiday lights Spectacular. The course will wind through the lit displays for a magical night run illuminated by holiday lights. At the northern end of Morris McGee Drive runners will take a right heading east into the jogging path of Regional Park. The course will continue east around the Reno Swim & Slide complex then turn south until it reaches Joe B. Barnes Drive. Runners will run west until reaching “Memory Lane” and follow the trail through the Bird watch area to the end on Century Blvd. Splits at Ks, traffic control, emergency first aid and a water station will be available. Major entrances to the park will be held for runners as well as walkers. The event will adhere to USA Track & Field Rules. Baby joggers, strollers, pushed wheelchairs and wheels of any kind (except competitive wheelchairs in a separate race), head-phones and animals are forbidden on the course.
Schedule of events
Saturday, December 12th 4:00 p.m. Registration 5:15 p.m. Runners’ Stretch –Century Blvd. (entrance to Holiday Lights) 5:45 p.m. 5K Run Start Awards will be given out following conclusion of race. Race will run rain, shine or blizzard (no refunds)
Awards and Categories
A Holiday Spirit Award will be given to the runner with the most festive attire. First, second and third place awards will be given. Entrants will be placed in standard age brackets. First, second and third place winners in each age bracket will receive medallions. Overall male and female winners will receive trophies. Results will be posted the following Monday on www.dgroadracing.com.
Additional Location Information:
Midwest City is located east of Oklahoma City on Interstate 40. Exit Douglas Blvd. and go north 1 mile to 15th street, turn West and proceed to Century Blvd.
SPONSORED BY: MIDWEST CITY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 739-1292