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Please check back often for updated information as we respond to changing health directives and advice from the State of Nebraska, Panhandle Public Health, and USATF.

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Updated 9/1/2021

Our race offers an opportunity for you to shake off the confines of quarantine, experience fresh air and beautiful landscapes, and provide support for Western Nebraska Community College students who need help now more than ever. 

We are closely watching 2021 USATF Covid-19 restrictions. For 2021, USATF is requiring social distancing. We welcome and encourage masks, but they are not required per local health regulations.


We WILL require masks on the buses to the full start and half relay exchange points.


See more info in our runner race guide. 

See 2021 Runner Race Guide with detailed information and maps

How do we decide on our Covid-19 safety procedures?

To be in compliance with USATF, our event must follow these regulations. If you are unable or unwilling to comply with any safety requirements, please contact us to request a deferment to the 2022 race. If you are sick or exhibiting any Covid-19  related symptoms in the week prior to the race you MAY NOT participate in the event. Please cancel your plans to attend, and contact us for a deferral to 2022.

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