When: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Start Time: 8:00 AM CST
Join your fellow runners and walkers for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail 5K & 8K. Proceeds from the event will be used for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail.
The entirely paved course will start and finish on Water Street near Town Hall. 5K and 8K participants will follow Water Street east towards French Island Trail.
Both courses will continue along the Ohio River and the Newburgh Rivertown Trail. The 5K course will turn around just past Newburgh Presbyterian Church near Belle River Drive. The 8K participants will continue along the trail past the entrance to Indian Hill Overlook Park and turn around on Old SR 662.
After the turn around, both courses will then follow French Island Trail west to E. Water Street to W. Jennings Street through Historic Downtown Newburgh. All participants will enter the Rivertown Trail at the Aurand Trailhead near Yorkshire Drive. The race will finish on Water Street near Town Hall.
Along the way, participants will enjoy the Newburgh Rivertown Trail’s spectacular views of the Ohio River and Historic Downtown Newburgh.
The first 200 finishers will receive the 2018 Newburgh Rivertown Trail medal. First place awards will be presented to overall top male and female runners for each distance. Awards will also be presented to the first, second and third place walkers for the 5K (male and female). Age group winner awards will be recognized as the first and second place finishers in the age divisions listed below for each distance.
Age Groups (Male and Female)
Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, Over 70
Timing and Scoring
Chip timing will be provided by To the Finish, LLC The chip will be on the bib and is disposable. It will not need to be returned after the race. The chips interact with sensor mats at the start, finish and various locations along the course to provide an actual time. Each participant must wear a race-issued chip in order to receive an official time.
Parking for the event is available in downtown Newburgh and at the Newburgh Elementary School.
Late Registration and Packet Pick-up
Late registration and packet pick-up will be held at the Newburgh Town Hall located at 23 West Jennings Street in Newburgh on Friday, May 10th from 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. CT.
Race day packet pick-up will be from 6:00 a.m. through 7:30 a.m. CT.
Late registration ends at 6:30 a.m. on race day
This event is a fundraiser for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail and does not offer refunds. However, if you’re unable to attend the event, we can transfer your registration to another runner or defer to next year’s event.