Saturday, Oct 28, 2017

Skyline Ranches Cross Country Run

285 S. 208th Street

Elkhorn, NE 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K, Cowpoke Kids Run and Family Walk

This Event Took Place Sat. Oct 28, 2017

About the event

The Skyline Ranches Cross Country Run is a cross country run/walk on the beautiful, private horse trails of the Skyline Ranches neighborhood just south of Elkhorn NE. This run has had many changes over the years, but some things have stayed the same... including the original mission in 2012 to raise money and awareness for the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy (HETRA) - and St. Augustine Kids program -

Since 2012 there have been 850+ participants who have helped raise over $16,000 for the two organizations.


The 6th annual Skyline Ranches Cross Country Run (new name, same awesome event) is now officially a G.O.A.Tz run!

Featuring a 5k/10k,1/2 Marathon, two kids runs of .3 miles and .6 miles and a one mile walk.

Date: Saturday Oct. 28th, 2017
Location: Skyline Ranches Park - Omaha, NE

Start Times: 8:15am - 1/2 Marathon, 8:30am - 5k/10, 10:30 Kids Run and Walk

Registration Opens Saturday April 1st (12:00am)
Registration Closes Thursday Oct. 26th (12:00am)
T-shirt guaranteed if registered by Oct. 13th

Skyline Ranches, Omaha, NE | Field Limit is 400 runners | 98% Trail and 2% Road | Water stations | views of horses and forest!

The 5k/10k are single loops and the 1/2 marathon is 2 loops over wide well maintained cross country trails. The kids runs and walk are around a beautiful pond!

High School Competition

High School Cross Country Teams are invited to participate in this event as it occurs the week after the state cross country event. Teams can sign up for discounted rates based on the number of members of the team.

Goodies for all Runners

All runners who registered before Oct. 13th get a poly (dri-fit) shirt guaranteed to fit.
All runners in the 5k/10k and 1/2 Marathon get chip timing (kids runs are clock timed)
All distances (including kids) get custom finisher medals f
All runners and spectators can enjoy the post race food and drink
Fun things for kids, including miniature horses, inflatables and games.

Registration Details

Close Oct. 25th or when distances fill - which ever one comes first.

The Course: Skyline Ranches trails are mainly grassy and run through both beautiful forested areas and magnificent horse ranches. There are very challenging hills and fast flats. The trail is wide enough to accommodate many runners at the same time and very well marked to ensure no one gets lost.

Registration Dates/Fees

April 1 - June 1

Kids - $10 | 5k-$25 | 10k - $35 | 1/2M - $45

June 2 - October 12

Kids - $15 | 5k - $30 | 10k - $40 | 1/2M - $50

October 13 - October 25th

Kids - $25 | 5k - $40 | 10k - $50 | 1/2M - $60

If room remains after Oct. 25th registration at packet pick up/day of event (cash/check only) -
Kids - $30 | 5k - $50 | 10k - $60 | 1/2M - $70

High School Team Registration

High School Team Registration -

3 person team - $20 per person | 4-6 person team - $18 per person | 7+ person team - $15 per person

3 person team - $30 per person | 4-6 person team - $ 25 per person | 7+ person team - $20 per person

1/2 Marathon

3 person team - $35 per person | 4-6 person team - $30 per person | 7+ person team - $25 per person

These can be mixed/matched as well.

Email Dusten at with questions or to submit a team.

Packet Pick-up

10/27/17 - 4pm-8pm - Pick up your packet at the HETRA barn and go "trick-or-treating" to the horses of HETRA.

10/28/17 - 7:30-8:15am at the Skyline Ranches Park Pavilion.

Local time: 1:25 PM


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