April 25, 2020

8k • 13.1 • 26.2 • 50K • 50 mile

12th Annual Frisco Railroad Run
Saturday April 25, 2020
New Date to be announced soon!!!!!!
Your Midwest Race Adventure Starts Here!
8K • 13.1 • 26.2 • 50K • 50 mile
 

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly!!!

Greene County is currently under a mandatory county lockdown that will end the day after Frisco is scheduled.  The Willard Middle School will be closed at least through April 24th

The Bad:  I can find no resource at any level who will allow the thought that the lockdown could be discontinued prior to April 24th.  The only discussions have been toward extensions.  Middle school authority may not allow the use of the lobby area or use of the parking area during a lockdown.  They are not certain of the liability.  Kris reports that volunteers from some of the organizations may be scarce or non-existent.  What previously was not an issue may now be an issue. Sanitation at aid stations, port a pot, hospitality tent, finish line, etc. may be an issue and on it goes.

The UGLY:  The Board has voted to postpone Frisco!

The Good: The Board did not come to this conclusion based on what other events are doing or have done during this time of uncertainty.  We sought to provide the best for our community and participants. Our intention was and is to host Frisco.  Your event complied with every recommendation and order posted to provide the safe environment for runners, spectators and others. However, the 30-day county lockdown was impossible to work around.  Should the lockdown be lifted early(probably after April 15 – schools are closed through the 24th). I believe the event would have low participation and be a logistical nightmare. 

A new date, September 26th, has been chosen and we are awaiting confirmation by the city’s and school’s  permitting processes.  We hope to have this confirmation soon.  Your entry will automatically be transferred to the new event date.  If unable to attend, OMRR will allow you to defer to Frisco 2021 or any of our other events.  Monitor  Facebook and the race website for updates.

Requests for deferral to 2021 or to a different OMRR race, or for transfer to another runner should be emailed to Amanda@actnowpromo.com

Some are turning to virtual events.  OMRR has a policy of deferral to other OMRR events or transfer to another participant, and while we did entertain the idea of a virtual event, the majority of the board chose to defer the race until a later date. 

OMRR Members:  Triple Crown participation is on hold until the situation stabilizes and an informed decision on how to move forward can be made. 

Sincerely,

Ozark Mountain Ridge Runners, President

Rodney Pennington

 

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Race Info

The Frisco Railroad Run is PROUD to be a 50K RRCA Regional Championship Event! 

Marathon is a Boston Qualifier

ALL distances are USATF certified

BOSTON QUALIFIER!!!

 

USATF Certifications:

8K—MO11014BG

10 mile—MO11015BG

Half marathon—MO11016BG

Marathon—MO11017BG

50K—MO11018BG

50 mile—MO11019BG

 Ozark Mountain Ridge Runners is not for profit organization run by runners for runners.

The Frisco Railroad Run is hosted by OMRR and local area sponsors. 
Have a question? Have a suggestion? Need more information? We are happy to help.  Email us at OMRRClub@gmail.com and we will be happy to assist you!

 

 

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