Blue Moon 5K and 10K

5K, 10K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 8, 2015

7:30 PM1 mile
8:10 PM10K
8:15 PM5K


955 East North St.
Joplin, MO 64801

Online registration ends on:
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 5:00 PM CDT
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Activity Price


  • $30


  • $35

1 mile

  • $15

Virtual 5K

  • $30

Virtual 10K

  • $30

About This Activity

Blue Moon is the third of three races in 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 professional DJ, technical race shirt, glow bracelets, age category awards, post-race snacks including ice cream, BLUE MOON Beer, and a race atmosphere like no other.

August 8 - Blue Moon: 10K @ 8:10pm, 5K @ 8:15pm, and 1 Mile @ 7:30pm

Packet Pick-up:

Packet pick-up will be held at the race start on Race Day from 5p.m. to start of race.

Course Description:

Flat and fast out and back trail of hard-packed crushed rock. The trail will be lit with luminary bags, but headlamps are welcome.

Chip Timing:

Chip timing provided for all registered 5K and 10K runners.

Race Shirts:

5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Run registrants registered by August 1st will be guaranteed a race shirt. After August 1st, shirts will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

Post-Race Goodies:

Runners will enjoy ice cream bars and other snacks from our sponsors!


Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female in the 5K & 10K distances. Age category awards will be given for the following age categories:12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+


There will be professional DJ playing music and keeping runners informed during the event.

Race Day Registration:

Race day registration will be available at the race start from 5:00p.m. to race start. The registration fee will increase on race day by $5 for each event except for the 1 Mile Fun Run, which will remain fixed at $15.

1 Mile Fun Run:

Fun Run participants under the age of 12 will receive a finisher's medal. All Fun Run participants will enjoy post-race snacks and festivities.

Virtual 5K/10K Option Now Available!

Runners who can't attend race night can sign up for the Virtual 5K or Virtual 10K. Virtual runners are not eligible for overall or age category awards, but ARE eligible for the Series Finishers' Medal for running all three races. Virtual runner directions:

  1. Run your virtual race distance anytime during the month of August.
  2. On or after race day (August 8th), post your time result on either the Blue Moon Event page or on your My Activities dashboard on
  3. Our staff will then mail virtual runners their race shirt.

Discuss This Activity

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Starlit Running Company

Starlit Running Co. is dedicated to providing quality running events in the Joplin area. It's not just a race; it's an experience.

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