The Bones Run 5K

in United States at Standing Bear Lake

In person late registration for the 2023 event is at Standing Bear Lake (132nd and Papio Lake 16 Rd N) North entrance on 132nd Street (south of Military Rd) from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm on race day Friday, October 27, 2023. Thanks for joining us. Registration opens soon for 2024.

  • 5K Individual

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About the Event

Come run a personal best like your life depends on it, along the moonlit trails of Standing Bear Lake. See your breath hit the air as your pulse quickens and your heart pounds in fear of all things that go bump in the night!!

Entry fee includes registration for The Bones Run, a fabulous t-shirt, glow necklaces and an invitation to the after-party.

The Bones Run 5K is a night-time themed run hosted by the Omaha Running Club at Standing Bear Lake (132nd Street and Papio Lake 16 Rd N at the first parking lot) this is the north entrance on 132nd Street south of Military Rd. We will be running the course backwards from previous years due to the construction. It is our goal to provide a safe, fun and possibly scary event for the community. The course will be an out and back “dark” course, with a water stop along the course. We do encourage headlights for the run. Costumes are encouraged and we give awards for the best costumes. The minimum age for this run will be 18 years old. No pets on the race course.

We will cap this event at 250 participants, so sign up today. You won’t want to miss an evening … on the dark side …


Shirts are not guaranteed after 10-18-2023.

Packet Pickup

Packet Pick-up & Late Registration are race day only from 5:45 pm-6:45 pm at Standing Bear Lake on (132nd Street and Papio Lake 16 Rd N at the first parking lot) this is the north entrance on 132nd Street south of Military Rd.

Awards & After Party

The after-party will start at 7:45 pm at The Hoppy Taco at Deer Creek, with appetizers and a refreshment coupon provided to each participant.

Awards ceremony with begin at 8:30 pm. Awards will be given to the Overall Male and Female along with age group awards.

Costumes are encouraged! Awards for the best costumes.

The Hoppy Taco at Deer Creek
12221 Mary Plz
Omaha, NE 68142


For event related questions please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.

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