Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tails and Trails

Chalco Hills Recreation Area

Omaha NE 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K, Mile

Registration closes: Wed, May 10 @ 11:59PM

Tails N Trails Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1 Mile Walk

Date: May 13, 2017
Location: Chalco Hills Recreation Area
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. for the Half Marathon 8:05 a.m. for the 10K 8:10 a.m. for the 5K 8:15 a.m. for the 1-mile walk Registration:

Registration opens on January 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

Half Marathon
With dog: $50,  Without dog: $45
Limited to 100 participants

10K
With dog: $45, Without dog: $40
Limited to 100 participants

5K
With dog: $40, Without dog: $35
Limited to 100 participants

1 Mile Walk/Run
With dog: $30, Without dog: $25
Limited to 50 participants

Capacity: We have a strict limit of 100 total half marathon, 10K, and 5K runners. The 1-mile walk is limited to 50 participants. Packet pickup will be at Canfield’s on May 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and race day packet pickup will be at Chalco Hills Recreation Area starting at 7:00 a.m.

Courses

The trails at Chalco Hills are wide trails, a lot of straight-a-ways and no tight turns or switchbacks. Rolling hills with no terribly steep climbs, but the elevation gain does add up.  About 80% trail, some pavement and “big rock” (gravel). These trails are used for cross country in the area so they are challenging, yet fun!

Runner FAQ's

What shirts will be provided?
Our shirts are unisex, short sleeve and 35/65 blend.

Will there be chipped timing?
Yes! Tails ‘n Trails is chip timed thanks to our friends at Red Dirt Running Company!

I signed up, but now I can’t run this event; can I get my money back?
No refunds will be issued.

Will this event be cancelled due to weather?
Only if conditions are considered extremely dangerous (severe lightning). Announcements will be made via the Tails ‘n Trails Facebook page.

Can I run with a stroller? 
Due to the nature of the trail (mowed grass, dirt) running with a stroller is not advised.

Can my kids run?
Yes! Kids are welcome to run if registered. Ages 5 and under can participate in the 1 mile walk for free with a registered adult 18 years and older. Any kids running/walking other distances will need to register for liability reasons–no exceptions.

Race Transfers (“I signed up for the half marathon, but I want to run the 10K instead,” etc.)
All transfer requests require race director approval. Please contact us at tailsntrailsomaha@gmail.com.

I have another question you didn’t answer here!
Email us at tailsntrailsomaha@gmail.com.

Dog FAQ's

Can I bring my dog?
YES! Your best friend is welcome to this race! All dogs (and their people) must be physically capable of participating. Older dogs or dogs unaccustomed to extensive exercise, other dogs, or large crowds will probably be happier at home.


Do I need to have my dog on a leash?
YES! For the safety of all 2 and 4-legged participants, ALL dogs must be a on a leash at least 6 feet long. Retractable leashes are NOT allowed


Are all breeds welcome?
Well behaved and in shape dogs only please


Will you supply water for my dog?
YES! We will have community style water at the start/finish as well as at each aid station.


Can I bring more than one dog?
No. Safety on the course is #1 priority. 1:1 ratio is the rule.

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