The Half-Marathon will begin at 8am and the 5K & 10K events will begin at 9am. Pre-registered participants should arrive 30 to 45 minutes before the start of their race to pick up their race packets. A pancake breakfast will be provided to all runners after they cross the finish line. An awards ceremony will begin at approximately 10:45am which also includes a raffle for all participants for prizes.
If you are a current Barclay College student, register using your Barclay College student email address and enter the code BARCLAYBEARS at checkout to save 33%.
The Run for Missions will be chip timed for all three events.
The course will be open to runners and walkers for 1 hour for the 5K (3.1 miles), 2 hours for the 10K (6.2 miles) and 3 hours for the half-marathon (13.1 miles). The course in and around Haviland will be part pavement, part dirt roads, and even have a cross-country section (and then a country road loop for the second half of the 10K).
Half-marathon includes the above course and an added 6.9 mile country road out and back section.
Course is subject to change. The race will be held regardless of weather.
Go north six blocks on Main Street in Haviland off of US-54, turn right on Elm Street; the race will begin and end in front of the gymnasium. Use the following address if mapping the directions online: 607 N. Kingman, Haviland, KS.
All race registration fees are donations to the Run for Missions Scholarship Fund. Please feel free to write a check to EFC-MAYM for any additional amount as a donation to this scholarship fund, as a tax-deductible contribution.
GoRun Wichita is the sponsor for the Run for Missions Half-Marathon. They have sponsored the winners’ prizes for the top three male and female finishers. 1st place male and female will receive $75 gift certificates towards new running shoes at GoRun, 2nd place $50, and 3rd place $25. Good luck!
The Run for Missions Kids & Family Fun Run will be held on the Barclay Campus at approximately 10:15am. This event will be a chance for families to run (or walk or push jogging strollers) for missions as well. Registration for this Kids & Family Fun Run will be free and registrations will be accepted race-day only – donations welcome, of course. All participants will receive a bib number and all finishers will get a finisher’s ribbon. The course through the Barclay College campus will be about 0.4 miles is available at www.runformissions.org. Anyone is welcome to participate in the Kids & Family Fun Run even as a second event.
All finishers of all events will be awarded a custom finisher’s medal.
Awards will be given to the top three males and females in each race. Age division placements will be acknowledged online when the final results are posted. Raffle tickets will be distributed on race day for special drawings during the awards ceremony.
Run the 5K as a Team! The Team option is is for the 5K only. A Team consists of 10 or more persons (unlimited) who register under the same Team name from the same group, business, organization, church or group of Friends. The Team times will be averaged and an award will go to the fastest team! You register online for the 5K just like anyone else and when it asks for your team name enter the same information as everyone else on your team. (For those not running with a team, simply leave the box blank.) Note: If you are already registered for the 5K and want to add yourself to a team, or edit what team you are on, you can easily go back in to your entry and edit your Team name up until October 29th.
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Information about the event is available in : English