Registration is now open for the 2020 Claussen-Leahy Maverick Run, taking place Saturday, April 25 at Baxter Arena.
Stampede 10K, Claussen 5K Run and Leahy 5K Walk
Starting time is 9 A.M. Support the Omaha Athletic Department by running or walking in either the 10K, 5K events. Both the Stampede 10K and Claussen 5K runs will be chip-timed, and winners will be based on the participant’s official race time. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category. Course maps will be sent out to all participants and posted online in February 2019. Runners must be pre-registered or may register day of the event. Runners that pre-register will be guaranteed a t-shirt, timing chip and bib.
10K run route – starts on the 67th Street bridge adjacent from the Baxter Arena up thru UNO Campus.
5K run route – starts on the 67th Street bridge adjacent from the Baxter Arena and thru Aksarben Village.
5k walk route- Starts on the 67th Street bridge adjacent from Baxter arena then south on the Keystone trail.
800-Meter Kids’ Race With UNO Student-Athletes
Registration for kids ages 5-12 years in the Kids' Race/Kids’ Activities is free. (Includes t-shirt, race bib and free admission to Kids’ Activities)
- Race starting time is 8:30 A.M.
- Race will be 800-meters, which is approximately one-half mile, with the starting line on 67th Street adjacent to Baxter Arena.
- Children from 5 to 12 years of age are welcome to participate in the Kids' Race and Activities.
- Kids' Fun Interactive activities start at 9 A.M.
Inflatable obstacle course, baseball cages, interactive inflatables, hamster ball races, basketball, and many, many more activities hosted by UNO student-athletes.
Kids’ Zone Activities
In conjunction with the Kids’ Race, UNO will host a variety of kids' activities inside Baxter Arena. The activities will begin at approximately 9 A.M. The activities will be hosted by various UNO teams, and kids will interact with Maverick student-athletes. Participation is free to children who have registered for the Kids’ Race. Children who have not pre-registered for the Kids' Race may do so at the registration table the day of the event, but will not be guaranteed a t-shirt. The event will be held rain or shine inside the Baxter Arena. Activities will include but are not limited to inflatable obstacle courses, slam-dunk, batting cage, and many interactive inflatables.
50 different health and university driven vendors will be in attendance.
Omaha Fire truck will be present.
Food and drinks (Sponsored by Pepsi and Quality Brands and Spartan Nash) will be provided that morning to all registered participants with race bibs.
A post-race social tent/beer garden will open at 9 A.M.
Free massages will be available that morning to all participants before and after race inside Baxter Arena.
All coaches, student-athletes and staff will be in attendance.
Jan. 1 - April 1, 2020
$25 early registration
(Includes t-shirt, bib, timing chip)
April 2 - 24, 2020
$35 early registration
(Includes t-shirt, bib, timing chip)
April 25, 2019
(Includes t-shirt, bib)
Registration is free for children ages 5-12 years in the 800-meter kids' race and activities.
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