Race Day Information

All runners must park at Five Rocks Amphitheater

200701 Co Rd P, Gering, NE 69341

Full marathon runners will be shuttled at 6:00, 6:20, and 6:40 am to the start of the full marathon, a point-to-point course. BUSES WILL LEAVE ON TIME! See the Runner Race Guide for information on a drop-off option for full marathon runners.

Half marathon and 5K runners, follow signs and instructions to get to the waiting area and your start wave.


Start times (wave 1 starts at the time below, subsequent waves begin every two minutes):
Full Marathon: 7:30 am

Half Marathon: 7:30 am

5K: 8:00 am - BE AT FIVE ROCKS BEFORE 7:30

IMPORTANT: Five Rocks Road will CLOSE at 7:30 am when the half marathon begins and it will not open until AFTER the 5K runners have passed. 


Aid stations are located every 2-3 miles along the course. Most stations have water and Gatorade. All energy gels are in the runner bags this year and NOT available at the aid stations. See the Runner Race Guide for more information.

Awards begin at approximately noon.

Click here for list of awards