This is a USATF sanctioned event with a certified course. (USATF course #OK-11041-DG)
The Start & Finish will be at the east entrance of Fuqua Park, 14th & Ash streets, Duncan, OK.
Race day registration and packet pick-up will open at 6:30 AM at the Rock Island 905 Railroad Museum, located at the south end of Fuqua Park. Registration will close 30 minutes before race start time. (Note: No left-hand turn is allowed from southbound Hwy 81 at Oak. You can turn left into the business just past the light at Oak and make your way back to the park OR turn left onto Beech, turn right (south) on 13th street. Take 13th street to Oak and turn right (west) to the parking lot on the south end of Fuqua Park. This year the north entrance to the park on Beech will be closed to everyone except for the vendors and artists with the Art Walk and the sponsors of this event.)
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk starts at 7:30 a.m. Cost: $15.00 (T-shirt not included. T-shirts can be ordered with this registration). Strollers are allowed on 1 mile course. Those with strollers will be staged at the back of the starting line. All other type of wheels and pets are prohibited. Participation medal guaranteed to those pre-registered by June 10.
5K Race starts at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $20 from March 1-April 30; $25 May 1-June 24; Race Day $30. T-shirts are guaranteed to be included if registration is completed by 11:59 PM June 10. Strollers will be allowed on the 5k route. Those with strollers will be staged at the back of the starting line. All other type of wheels and pets are prohibited. 5K participants must finish no later than 9:30 a.m.
There will be an award for the 5k Overall Male and Female. Medals will be given to the top three finishers in each age division. Standard Male and Female Divisions for 5K: 8-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over.
Race Day Event Services will do the chip timing.
A special award will be given to the organization/business that has the most team members for the 5k.
Must be present to win door prizes.
To view the official map of the certified route (#OK-11041-DG), visit:
Thank you for participating in the 8th annual Founder’s Day 5K/1 Mile Benefit Run and supporting the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Proceeds from this run will be donated to the National MS Society (NMSS) to help support cutting edge MS research, drive change through advocacy, facilitate professional education and provide programs and services to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. As you run/walk our courses, please imagine over 21,000 Oklahomans that are affected by MS giving you a hug, handshake, high five, and a huge THANK YOU for contributing to help free the world of Multiple Sclerosis.