The 2nd Annual RiverTownRun is back! With nearly 350 participants in its first year, organizers have added new fun features to grow the event even more in 2015. The route includes something for everyone: flat and scenic views of the Missouri River, quaint and historic downtown Washington, wide open spaces in rural surroundings and rolling (and very challenging!) hills.
This race benefits Foundations for Franklin County, a local non-profit agency dedicated to creating a safe and drug-free community, and helping strengthen families impacted by the disease of addiction.
Entry fee includes finishers’ medals for EVERYONE, cotton T- shirts for Fun Run and 5K runners, and moisture wicking shirts for Half Marathoners, official RTR decal, runners’ bag of goodies and more!
Comments from 2014 RTR participants:
- “Thanks so much for a fun and amazing race. Your team did a great job!”-- Jeff
- “Great views, challenging hills, no congestion.”--Elizabeth
- “I have recommended RTR to my entire running group for next year!”--Molly
- “Beautiful setting! Nice people, too! Most of all: Thanks for organizing this run for a great cause.”--Caryn
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Half Marathon – 7:30am
5K – 8:00am
One Mile Fun Run – 9:30am
Washington Fairgrounds - Lions' Lake Park
1220 S. Lakeshore Dr
Washington, MO 63090
New for 2015 - Runner Expo and Packet Pickup
- Friday, May 15th, from 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Washington Auditorium
- Saturday, May 16th from 8:00am-4:00pm at the Washington Auditorium
Register online or via mail-in form to participate.
$65 per participant through January 31st
$75 per participant from February 1st through April 1st*
$85 per participant April 2nd through May 17th, race day
$30 per participant through January 31st
$35 per participant from February 1st through April 1st*
$40 per participant April 2nd through May 17th, race day
*Register before April 1st to guarantee race shirt.
Kids One Mile Fun Run
$15 per participant through May 17th, race day
Overall Male and Female Winners in each race will receive a plaque. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, place medals for each age group will be awarded in the following age groups:
Fun Run: Under 12
5K: Under 12, 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Half Marathon: 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
NO REFUNDS. For the safety of our runners, no pets will be allowed on the race course. Strollers are permitted.
Time Limit for Half Marathon Participants
Walkers are very welcome to participate in the RiverTownRun Half Marathon! However, we will need to close the race course according to a rolling 17 minute per mile pace, beginning at 8:30 am. If you would like to walk at a rate that is more relaxed, please just move off the streets and onto the sidewalk or shoulder, as we will need to reopen the roads to traffic. Race Course Volunteers will be available to direct you.
Official electronic finish line timing will conclude at 12:30 pm, which allows a little over 4 hours for participants to complete the Half Marathon and their time to be listed with Fleet Feet’s official Race Results Page. Participants who arrive after 12:30 will still receive an official Finisher’s Medal, provided they complete the race course by 2:00pm when the Runner’s Village /Finish Area will officially close for the day.