About the Race Course(s):
Both events, the 1 Mile Fun Run will and 5K Run will Start/Finish in the (SW) parking lot of St. John Nepomuk's campus, located at 600 Garth Brooks Boulevard in Yukon, OK. Escorts will be provided for both running events, to provide a level of safety for runners.
Start Time for the 1 Mile Fun Run is 8:00AM. Runners will proceed along St. John’s Drive towards Garth Brooks Boulevard. Exiting St. John Dr. by making a Right turn, runners will travel southbound towards Yukon Ave. With the help of police escorts, runners will cross Garth Brooks to make a Left turn onto Yukon Ave. traveling east on Yukon Ave. to the turn around and then back the same way back to the Finish. Participants will enjoy this fast and flat course with an out and back design.
Start Time for the Falcon 5K Run is 8:30AM. The Falcon 5K course will take place in a partially shaded, and scenic residential area, passing by some of Yukon’s iconic landmarks. Come break a PR on this FAST and mostly FLAT course!
Runners will proceed down St. John Nepomuk 's driveway to exit onto Garth Brooks Boulevard. Exiting St. John Dr. by making a Right turn, runners will travel southbound towards Yukon Ave. With the help of police escorts, runners will cross Garth Brooks to make a Left turn onto Yukon Ave., proceeding east for a short distance, followed by an almost immediate Left turn onto S. 10th Street. Runners will follow S. 10th Street heading north as it winds around to the east to connect with Poplar Ave. Heading eastbound on Poplar Ave., runners will make a quick Left turn at S. 9th Street. Heading north towards Elm Ave., runners will make a Right turn onto Elm Ave, proceeding east (parallel to Old Route 66), towards S. 3rd Street. Here runners will be in clear view of one of Yukon's most famous & iconic landmarks, the Flour Mill. Taking a Right turn onto S. 3rd Street, runners will proceed south toward Oak Ave. At Oak Ave., runners will take a Right turn and proceed west, passing by one of Yukon's finest Fire Stations. At S. 6th Street, runners will make a quick Left turn then followed by another quick Left onto Poplar Ave. At the intersection of Poplar Ave. and S. Holly Ave., runners will take a Right turn onto Holly Ave. and proceed southbound towards Yukon Ave. Runners will make a Right turn onto Yukon Ave. and then follow Yukon Ave. all they way back to Garth Brooks. At Garth Brooks Blvd., runners will cross all 4 lanes of Garth Brooks to proceed north and enter back onto SJN's campus driveway to the Finish.