I:40 Race Service with the help of the Muskogee Running Club and Muskogee Parks & Recrration will host the the Okie Half on March 16th, 2019. In 2019, this event was called “Halfbox” and was the first half marathon held in Muskogee. The new celebrates “Okie from Muskogee” and also brings improved courses, shirts, medals, that will transform the event. This will also be the USATF Oklahoma Half Marathon State Championship and will be a great flat half marathon course for runners of any pace to enjoy. The 5k course will also be new, and will be all on the flat trails and runways of Hatbox Sports Complex.
Both Events will start and finish in the “Hatbox Hanger”, a restored open air airplane hanger that will serve as ground zero for the event.
There will be lots of goodies and extras with this event, including your choice of a long sleeved tech shirt for the 5k runners and a Quarter zip pullover for Half runners. Custom finishers medals for half finishers, great aide stations, and food afterwards.
EARLY BIRD: Before January 15th:
Half Marathon: $55
January 16th to February 20th:
Half Marathon: $60
February 21st to Race Day:
Half Marathon: $65
Packet Pick Up/Late Registration: There will be a packet pickup on Friday evening March 13th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at the official lodging provider of the event, which is yet to be determined. You do not have to pick up your packet on Friday. They will be available on race day starting at 6:30 am. In-person registration will be available on Friday and Saturday.
Start Times: 7:45 am for the Half, 8:00 am for the 5k
Time Limit: For the half marathon the time limit is 4:15 (Must finish by noon).
USATF Certified Courses: Both the 5k and Half Marathon course will be brand new courses. Check back soon for course maps. PDF of the Half and 5k course map – coming soon!
USATF Oklahoma Half Marathon State Championships - There will be male and female state champion crowned at this event. In order to be eligible to win, you must an Oklahoma resident and a current member of USATF – Click here for USATF Membership information
Medals & Awards:
- All the Half Marathoners will get a custom finishers medal!
- There will be age group medals for the 5k
- One a kind trophies for the top 3 Male and Female overall winners of the half (separate from USATF Championships) and the 5k.
Shirts: 5k runners will get a Long-sleeved T-shirt and half runners will get a quarter zip pullover. Please register by March 3rd to get your shirt size guaranteed.
After Race Food: A Half Marathon entry includes a meal at the finish line from Mother Tucker’s BBQ Food Truck. 5k participants and spectators are welcome to purchase a meal. There will also be cold food and drinks provided to 5k and Half participants.