When: Saturday, May 9, 2020
Start Time: 8:00 AM CST
Celebrate our 10th year! We have added a 10K to celebrate the 10th year of this race!
Join your fellow runners and walkers for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail 5K & 10K. Proceeds from the event will be used for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep for the Newburgh Rivertown Trail.
Race Day - Saturday, May 9, 2020 – 5K and 10K start together at 8:00 a.m. CT on Water Street
in front of Newburgh Town Hall (23 West Jennings Street).
Registration / Packet Pickup - Late registration and packet pickup will be available Friday,
May 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT at Newburgh Town Hall located at 23 West Jennings
Street. 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.
Parking - Parking for the event is available in downtown Newburgh and at Newburgh
Timing and Scoring - Chip timing will be provided by To the Finish, LLC. The timing 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. All
results will be posted at http://www.tothefinishtiming.com/results.html, on the event web page
and on our Facebook page.
The Course - The entirely paved course will start and finish on Water Street near Town Hall. 5K
and 10K 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 Rive 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 10K will go down the new
trail to the right for 1K, then turnaround and rejoin at the Aurand Trailhead. The race will finish on Water
Street near Town Hall. The course will be closed to traffic.
Awards & Door Prizes - 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 following age divisions for 5K run, 5K walk, 10K run. Age
Groups (male and female) Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, Over 70.
The Finish Line drawing will take place immediately following the complete of both races.
Winners must be present to collect their prizes.
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.