RACE INFO


What Everyone Gets

What You Get If You Sign Up For Any Race:

  • a goodie bag
  • and one entry into the Reno Running Fest Raffle - See Race Specials & Prizes
  • post-race refreshments and vendors and music at the Finish Line Party

What You Also Get If You Sign Up For The Reno Mile:

  • a Reno Mile Commemorative Coin

What You Also Get If You Sign Up For The Journal Jog:

  • a Journal Jog finisher's medal
  • a complimentary beer at the finish party
  • entry into the Race178 Great Giveaway Extravaganza - must be present to win. See Race Specials & Prizes

Race Specials & Prizes

Race Specials - Participants show their bib at these generous businesses to get their race specials. Specials will be posted closer to race day.

Reno Running Fest Raffle Prizes - All participants are automatically entered via their Reno Mile and/or Journal Jog race bib number. The winners of the raffle will be posted Sunday morning at the Race178 station near the Journal Jog start and finish lines. You do not need to be present to win. Prize list will be posted closer to race day.

Race178 Great Giveaway Extravaganza Prizes - This special drawing of Race178 entries will be later Sunday morning. You must be registered for the Journal Jog and deposit the tear away portion of your race bib in the special drawing bin. You also must be present to win. View Prizes


Shirts:

Please note that shirts are not included with your race entry because many of you have said you have enough shirts and we thought we'd give you the option of paying a lower entry fee if you didn't want a shirt. But if you want a shirt be sure to purchase one when you register.


Awards

  • Overall top 3 men and top 3 women in the Reno Mile will receive special awards. These top 3 places determined by gun time.
  • Overall top 3 men and top 3 women runners in the Journal Jog will receive CASH PRIZES. First place $250, 2nd place $150 and 3rd place $100. These top 3 places determined by gun time.
  • Reno Mile - Top 3 in each age group will receive a special Reno Mile awards. These top 3 places determined by gun time.
  • Journal Jog - Overall top 3 men and top 3 women running strollers and walkers in the Journal Jog will be recognized with special certificates.
  • Journal Jog - Top 3 in each age group for the run and walk divisions will be recognized with special certificates. These top 3 places determined by gun time.
  • Journal Jog - Top 3 in each team division will be recognized with special certificates. These top 3 places determined by gun time.
  • Journal Jog Costume Contest: there will be a costume contest for the caterpillar team division, and there will be a costume contest for everyone else.

Time Limits

Reno Mile: 12 minutes per mile for the timed heats; 15 minutes per mile for the untimed heats.

Journal Jog: We need to be finished with the City of Reno streets by 9:30 a.m. If walkers are the last to start and they start at 7:51 a.m., they have the most time, 99 minutes. That is a 19 minute per mile pace.


Strollers

You may only participate with your stroller at one heat of the Reno Mile on Saturday and at the Journal Jog on Sunday.

The one heat of the Reno Mile is the untimed Fun Run Heat.

At the Journal Jog you may run or walk with your stroller. If you plan to run, then you need to sign up for the run stroller division and you will start in the run stroller wave at 7:45 a.m. One stroller per runner in this division please - no sharing a stroller. If you plan to walk, then register for the walk division and you will start in the walk division at 7:51 a.m.


Pets

You may only run with your dog on Saturday in the untimed Dog Mile Heat of the Reno Mile.