The Nighttime Summer Series is BACK ON!
Starry Night 5K & 10K is the first of three races in the 9th Annual Nighttime Summer Race Series. Joplin’s beautiful Frisco Greenway Trail is the venue for this chip timed, luminary lit run. You will enjoy a super soft race shirt (short-sleeved unisex and women’s cut tank top), professional DJ, glow bracelets, age category awards, post-race snacks, and a race atmosphere like no other. REGISTER FOR ALL THREE RACES (any combination of 5K and 10K distances) OF THE SERIES AND RECEIVE A CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL UPON COMPLETION OF THE THIRD RACE! *Note: to guarantee your series finisher medal, you do not have to register for all three summer races at once.
Race Day Registration: available only at packet pick-up at the race start from 5:00-race start
Packet Pick-up: Saturday, June 5th at the race start (955 E. North St.) from 5:00p.m.-race start
Course Description: out and back trail on hard-packed, crushed rock
Awards: overall male and female finisher awards and age category awards for the following divisions:
12 and under
Virtual Option Available! Runners who are unable to attend race day can sign up for the Virtual event. Directions: Run your virtual race distance on any course (including the treadmill) and anytime during the month of June. On or after race day, post your time result on either the Facebook event page or on your RunSignup race page and select the Result tab. Our staff will then mail your race shirt (and custom medal if applies). Virtual registrations do count towards earning the series finisher medal (if registered for all 3 events in any combination). Virtual runners are not eligible for overall or age category awards.
Nighttime Summer Race Series:
Starry Night 5K & 10K – June 5, 2021
A Midsummer Night’s 5K & 10K – July 24, 2021
Blue Moon 5K & 10K – August, 14 2021