Blue Moon 10K & 5K

5K, 10K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 11, 2018

7:30 PM1 Mile Fun Run
8:00 PM10K
8:15 PM5K


955 E. North St.
Joplin, MO 64801

Online registration ends on:
Fri, Aug 10, 2018 11:59 PM CDT


Activity Price


  • $30
  • $35 starting 07/01/18
  • $40 starting 08/01/18


  • $35
  • $40 starting 07/01/18
  • $45 starting 08/01/18

1 Mile Fun Run

  • $10

Virtual 5K

  • $40

Virtual 10K

  • $45

About This Activity

Blue Moon 10K & 5K is the third of three races in the 8th annual Starlit Running Company's Nighttime Summer Race Series. Joplin's beautiful Frisco Greenway Trail is the venue for this chip timed, luminary lit run. You will enjoy a super soft race shirt (short-sleeved unisex and women's cut tank top), professional DJ, glow bracelets, age category awards, post-race snacks, including ice cream, and a race atmosphere like no other. REGISTER FOR ALL THREE RACES (any combination of 5K and 10K distances) OF THE SERIES AND RECEIVE A CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL UPON COMPLETION OF THE THIRD RACE! *Note: to guarantee your series finisher medal, you do not have to register for all three summer races at once. 

Race Day Registration: available only at packet pick-up at the race start from 5:00-race start
Packet Pick-up: located at the race start (955 E. North St.) from 5:00p.m.-race start
Course Description: out and back trail on hard-packed, crushed rock
Hydration: water and electrolyte stations will be located every 1.5 miles
Awards: overall male and female finisher awards and age category awards for the following divisions:

  • 12 and under
  • 13-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65+

Virtual Option Available! Runners who are unable to attend race day can sign up for the Virtual event.  Directions: Run your virtual race distance on any course (including the treadmill) and anytime during the month of August. On or after race day, post your time result on either the Facebook event page or on your MyRaces dashboard on Our staff will then mail your race shirt an bib. Virtual registrations do count towards earning the series finisher medal. Virtual runners are not eligible for overall or age category awards.

Nighttime Summer Race Series:
Starry Night 5K & 10K - June 9, 2018
A Midsummer Night's 5K & 10K - July 21, 2018
Blue Moon 5K & 10K - August 11, 2018

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Starlit Running Company

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