Race Information

Registration is now open for the 2019 Frisco Railroad Run! 


 

 

This is a mostly flat and scenic USATF-certified out-and-back rail-to-trail course (fine-crushed hard-packed gravel) on the historic Frisco Highline Trail.

Race Start Location:

All races are out-and-back starting at Willard Middle School (205 N. Miller Road)

 

Start Times (no late starts):

  • 50 Mile - 6:00AM
  • 50K - 6:00AM (RRCA Regional Championship Event)
  • Marathon - 7:00AM (Boston Qualifier)
  • Half Marathon - 7:30AM
  • 8K - 7:45AM

 

Courses: 
All on the Frisco Highline Trail, all distances are USATF certified–marathon is a
 Boston qualifier!

  • 50 Mile Ultramarathon - Willard to Hwy U (Mile 25, near Bolivar, MO) and back
  • 50K Ultramarathon  - Willard to historic Graydon Springs (Mile 15.5) and back
  • Marathon - Willard to Ridge Runners Rest Stop (Mile 13.1) and back
  • Half Marathon - Willard to near N Farm Road 65 (Mile 6.55) and back
  • 8K - Willard to Junction Cafe and back

What You Get:

  • All registrants get technical T-shirts with awesome Frisco railroad art.  
  • All finishers get a Frisco custom medal.
  • All ultra finishers will get a unique Frisco trophy.
  • All 50K participants receive an additional RRCA Regional Championship Event award and medal
  • First male/female in all individual races get a Frisco trophy for Overall, Master (40+), Grand Master (55+)
  • The top 3 male and female finisher in the 8K, half marathon, marathon and 50k will receive age group awards in the following age groups:
    (<20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+).

 

Aid Stations: Miles 2.5, 5*, 7.5*, 10*, 13*, 15.5*, 20*, 25* (* port-a-john)
(water, electrolyte drink, soda, gels, and fruit)

 

Packet pickup: 
Thursday April 25 - 3pm to 7pm 
at Fleet Feet Sports (1254 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65804)
Friday April 26, 3pm to 7pm at Fleet Feet Sports (1254 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65804)

Race day packet pickup: at race start (Willard Middle School) from 5:30am to 6:30am


Fees (absolutely no refunds): 

  • 50 mile - $95 before 4/1, $100 before 4/26, $105 at packet pickup
  • 50K - $85 before 4/1, $90 before 4/26, $95 at packet pickup
  • Marathon - $75 before 4/1, $80 before 4/26, $85 at packet pickup
  • Half Marathon - $65 before 4/1, $70 before 4/26, $75 at packet pickup
  • 8K - $35 before 4/1, $40 before 4/26, $50 at packet pickup

Age Restrictions: To run the marathon, 50K, or 50 Mile, you must be 18 or over on race day. To run the half marathon you must be 13 or over on race day

 

Time Limit: Course closes at 6pm


Airport: Springfield-Branson Airport is just a few miles from Willard, MO (or use KC, St. Louis, Tulsa and drive about 3.5 hours to Springfield area)

Hotels: Many hotels within 6-10 miles of Willard, MO (search hotels.com or orbitz.com for nearby hotels)


Contact Race Director Rod Pennington at rkpennington@mchsi.com for more information

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