Bob Lauterbach Memorial Columbus Downtown Runaround

Friday, July 19, 2024 - Saturday, July 20, 2024 in Columbus, NE at Friday night at Lake Esther and Saturday morning at Glurs Tavern, 2301 11th Street


  • 2.1 Mile on Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 8:05 AM

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  • 5 Mile on Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 8:00 AM

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When/Where

Friday, July 19:
Junior Runaround at 7pm
Lake Esther
IMPORTANT:
Starting Location is by Shelter
Entries will be accepted at the race. No Entry fee. Must be 12 or under.
Door prize drawings. Optional T-shirts $10.00

Saturday, July 20:
8:00 AM: 5 Mile Race--NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS
8:05 AM: 2.1 Mile Race--NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS

Glurs Tavern
2301 11th Street
Columbus, NE

Race Numbers

Anyone without a race number visibly displayed at any time before and during the race will be asked/required to leave the race.

Course Map

Packet Pick Up

Race packets and t-shirts will be available at Packet Pick up - Friday, July 19th at the Y, 8am - 6pm

Race day packet pick up will be at the start line from 6:30-7:30 AM.

Entry Fee

2.1 Mile and 5 Mile: ABSOLUTELY NO RACE DAY ENTRIES.

Junior Runaround:
Entries will be accepted at the race. No Entry fee. Must be 12 or under.

Veterans

Runners who have finished at least ten races (either or both distances) since the beginning of the Downtown Runaround will be eligible for special prizes.

T-Shirts

All entrants will receive a "Bob L Downtown Runaround Columbus" T-shirt.

Deadline for shirts is July 16th at 11:59pm Central Time

Corporate Team Challenge

The business that has the most employees signed up for the race will also receive a prize.

Prizes and Awards

Join us after the race for our award ceremony at Glurs Tavern (pizza and beverages for race participants ONLY).

5 MILE INFORMATION:
Columbus Bucks of $100, $80, and $50 will be given to the first, second, and third place male and female winners of the 5 mile event.

The Top male and female 5 mile Masters finisher 40-49 will each receive $50 in Columbus Bucks.

New this year Top male and female 5 mile Grand Masters 50-59 AND Senior Grand Masters 60 and over. Each winner will also win Columbus Bucks.

Awards given to Fastest Man and Fastest Alumni

If you win and break the 5 Mile course record, you will receive $250 in cash!

Course Records:
Women: Amber Anderson - 27:39 (1996)
Men: Noah Rasmussen - 24:01 (2023)

5M Mile Men and Women: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over
Top three overall winners are not eligible for age category medals. The top three male and female finishers in each age group below will receive awards. No duplication of awards.

2.1 MILE INFORMATION:
2.1 Mile Men and Women: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over

Top three overall winners are not eligible for age category medals. The top three male and female finishers in each age group below will receive awards. No duplication of awards.

******After one hour, race times are not recorded. All entrants are eligible for prize drawings.
Racebibs are not transferable & non-refundable after 6pm on Friday, July 19th

Alumni XC Runners

[center]Alumni XC Runners!
CHS, LHS, SCCHS

If you ran cross country and attended any of the three high schools in Columbus,
Columbus High, Lakeview or Scotus Central Catholic,
check the appropriate box on the registration form. The Alum (male & female) with
the fastest time in the 5 mile run will each receive $50 in Columbus Bucks.

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