Walk Run Race

A Walk Run Race in the Park Sponsored By:

Come join us Imagine! …a Walk Run Race in the Park!

Now in it’s 6th year, this years event is Saturday, June 14th, 2014 and a team of great people are working on making it better than ever.

We can go on and on about our event, but let’s check what so of our previous runners have had to say about it:

“Great energy and well organized. I especially enjoyed having the volunteers at every corner, they cheered me on through out my run and helped pick up my energy a bit. The finish was especially awesome…” – Charlotte M.

“I thought the event was put together very professionally. Staff running the event was great.” – Kelly V.

“The run course was very well marked and the course itself was flat. It was a very well organized race! Thank you” – Kathy G.

So, let’s do more than just Imagine!, let’s go for a Walk Run Race and take an active role in writing our community’s history. Register today for the 10K Race, 5K Walk/Run or the 1 Mile Fun Walk. Your registration goes to help make a Walk Run Race in the park possible for generations to come.

Walk Run Race Event Details

Are the events officially timed?

Both the 5K and the 10K are timed by Race Place Chip Timing. A timing company out of Lake Crystal Minnesota (just outside of Mankato). 

The 1 Mile Fun Walk is not a race so it’s not timed and is a more leisurely stroll through the neighborhood.

What are the prices for registration?
  10K 5K 1 Mile Fun Walk
By Midnight
$20 $20 $15
4/15/14 – 5/31/14
By Midnight
$25 $25 $20
6/1/14 –  6/12/14
By Midnight
(Online Registration Ends)
$30 $30 $20
During Packet Pickup – 6/13/14
Race Day – 6/14/14
$40 $40 $20


* * Shirt Quantities & Sizes guaranteed for registrations completed by Midnight June 1, 2014.
Where does all the money go?

That’s a great question! Where does all the sponsor and registration money from the event go?

After all the expenses are paid for the event, the remainder of the money will be added to the Harrisburg Days Park Fund. The park fund is money that will go to the new community park.

Specifically, the Walk Run Race proceeds will be used for the comunity trail system that goes around and through the new park!

The Harrisburg Days Walk Run Race is part of the Harrisburg Days Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) charity so your donations and sponsorships are tax deductible*.

*Consult a tax expert for specific tax rules. Race registration fee’s are not tax deductible.
What about Prizes and Awards?

Yes! We’ve got those for you and in 2014, we’re adding more than ever before! Overall Male & Female Winners

  • $75 Cash
  • 2014 Commemorative Award

Top Masters Male and Female

  • $50 Cash
  • 2014 Commemorative Award

Male and Female in Each Age Group – First, Second and Third Place!

  • 2014 Commemorative Award (First Place Only)
  • A Yet-To-Be-Determined bonus item for each person :)
Are there any age groups or divisions?

Absolutely! Both the 5K and 10K have the following divisions and age groups for both Male’s and Female’s.

  • Overall 
  • Masters (40 years and older)
  • 60 years old & up
  • 50 – 59 years old
  • 40 – 49 years old
  • 30 – 39 years old
  • 20 – 29 years old
  • 15 – 19 years old
  • 14 years old & under
What are the routes?

For various reasons we have opted to use alternate routes for the 2014 Event. This includes an alternate Start / Finish Location at the Harrisburg South Middle School (600 S. Cliff Ave, Harrisburg, SD). The maps below reflect the alternate routes.

5K Route Map Map format is Adobe PDF – Map Version 4

DOWNLOAD 5K Route Map - Alternate Route

  10K Route Map Map format is Adobe PDF – Map Version 4

DOWNLOAD 10K Route Map - Alternate Route

  1 Mile Route Map Map format is Adobe PDF – Map Version 4

DOWNLOAD 1-Mile Route Map - Alternate Route

  Event Grounds Map (Start / Finish Area) Map format is Adobe PDF – Map Version 4

DOWNLOAD Event Grounds Map - Alternate Route


How can I get involved without running?

We need hundreds of volunteers to make the race happen. Whether you volunteer on your own or as part of a group, you will walk away with some great SWAG and the glory of being a race day hero :)

How do I get my results?

Watch the Race Results page right here on this website. We’ll post them as soon as possible. The initial posting will be “pending official review”, the official results may take up to 10 business days to verify and certify.

NEW for 2014! We are working on having live race results available via a downloadable mobile app. Download the “ITS YOUR RACE” mobile app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Search for the Harrisburg Days Walk Run Race and find your results instantly.

What is there to do after the Walk Run Race?

The finish line is only the beginning! There will be some food and refreshments for all the participants at the finish line as well as the award ceremony. Once that’s done there is an entire day full of fun and entertainment including:

  • Parade
  • Ping Pong Ball Drop
  • Softball Tournament
  • Shops in the Park
  • Kiddie Carnival
  • Free Music Concerts
  • More food and refreshments
  • And more…

Check out the full schedule of events here for all the details.

Where does the course start and finish?

The course will be starting and ending at the Harrisburg South Middle School located at 600 S. Cliff Ave, Harrisburg, SD 57032.

Download the Event Grounds Map below for additional details.


Sign me up! How do I register?

There are many ways to reserver your spot o the start line:

Online – http://HarrisburgDays10k5k1ml.itsyourrace.com/

In person at one of our Official Registration Locations – Harrisburg Family Chiropractic, Harrisburg, SD during normal business hours.

There will be a limited availability of registrations the day of the event so pre-register early to guarantee your spot!

When is the Walk Run Race?

The Walk Run Race is planned as being the 2nd Saturday of June every year. In 2014 that means it’s June 14th.

The start times of the individual events will be staggered. So the 10K wave goes out out 8:00 am, the 5K wave goes out at 8:20 am and the 1 Mile Fun Walk takes off at 8:30 am.