The race is open to all ages. Runners, walkers, and wheel chair participants are invited. Participants receive a tech shirt and post-race goodies. There will also be awards and door prizes to be given out after the race.
Proceeds from the race will be used to support Black Dog Animal Rescue's mission to help create a No-Kill Wyoming.
The race starts at Optimist Park in West Laramie (Maps). The course meanders on the beautiful greenbelt trail south of Optimist Park. The course is relatively flat with 1/4 mile markers.
Event details and schedule
Photos from last year's event: https://www.flickr.com/photos/highplainsharriers/sets/72157644102563360/
Race start will be at 10:00 AM. Race day registration and packet pick-up will open at 9:00 AM and close at 9:45 AM.
Jackalope 5K Dog Policy
Although we will not turn away people who bring their dogs with them to run or walk the event, we must remain considerate to our race participants. Our goal is to provide a well-organized race with quality timing, awards, and an overall excellent event. In order to meet this goal we have the below rules pertaining to dogs:
Owners must clean up any dog waste left on or near the race course!
Dog owners must have control over their dog at all times during the event
All dogs must remain on leash at all times while at the event
Only well-behaved dogs will be allowed to participate in the event
Race participants who want to run/walk with their dog(s) must yield to other participants during the race and not cut in front of others
If a dog or dog owner is found to be disrupting the event, they will be politely asked to leave the race site as to provide the best possible experience for the general participant population
Please use common sense and be respectful of others