General Information

General Information

2015 Redbud Classic Info 

RACE DAY REGISTRATION
Waterford complex building 6301 Waterford Blvd.
Saturday: 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM for cycling
Sunday: 10:30 AM- 1:00 PM (only first 5,000 timed race participants will receive timing chips)

PACKET PICK UP LOCATION
Packets may be picked up at the Redbud Classic registration office located at 1203 Sherwood Lane, at the corner of N.W. Grand and Sherwood just west of Nichols Hills Plaza in the former First Church of Christian Scientist.

The office is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily beginning Thursday, March 27, with the exception of Sunday, March 30. The office is open until 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.

// EVENT PACKETS AND T-SHIRTS CANNOT BE MAILED //

RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP
SATURDAY APRIL 11, 6 a.m.-7 a.m.
cyclists may pick up their packets at the tent located at the Waterford Complex

SUNDAY APRIL 12, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. runners and walkers may pick up packets at the tent in from of Waterford Complex Building 6301.

RESULTS
Individual results will be sent to each registrant. Complete results will be posted when available at the following locations: www.redbud.org and at the white tent in Nichols Hills Plaza following the race. 

TIMING TAGS
The Redbud Classic will use timing tags for our 2014 event. Your timing tag is attached to your bib.

CERTIFICATION AND SANCTIONING
The Redbud Classic 5k and 10k are USAT&F sanctioned, certified. Runners are eligible for state and national records and rankings. The walk is not a sanctioned event.

REGULATIONS
All participants must wear a number. Running on the grass will result in disqualification. Participants must comply with Nichols Hills City Ordinances. All participants must pay an entry fee. All cyclists must wear helmet. All participants must follow official pace car.

LODGING
Official lodging for the Redbud Classic is available at the Waterford Marriott Hotel, located at the start line.

For your convenience, you can book your room online at the special $99 Redbud rate. You may also reserve your room by calling 888-236-2427 and asking for the "Redbud Classic Room Block." The cut-off date for making reservations at the $99 rate is March 15, 2014.

Partcipants staying at the Waterford will receive one complimentary Redbud registration. Please email info@redbud.org for additional information. For those staying at the hotel and receiving a complimentary registration, registration packets and bibs will be available for pick up at the time of check in at the front desk.

SATURDAY PARKING
Waterford Complex enter from Pennsylvania before 7:00 AM. No traffic will be allowed to enter Waterford after 7:00 AM. Parking is also available at Penn Square Mall, Pennsylvania and Northwest Expressway, in the northwest corner of the lot near UMB Bank. Penn Square Mall assumes no responsibility for cars parked there. No parking on Grand Blvd. Violators will be ticketed. All riders are encouraged to park at the Waterford. Parking for the Children’s Run available Nichols Hills Plaza.

SUNDAY PARKING
Waterford Complex Building. Please enter the Waterford parking areas from 63rd Street before 1:00 PM. No traffic will be allowed to enter Waterford after 1:00 PM except for Waterford owners and tenants. Additional parking at Penn Square Mall, Pennsylvania and Northwest Expressway, or the Glenbrook Center, NW 63rd & Grand Blvd. Penn Square and Glenbrook Center assume no responsibility for cars parked in those lots. No parking permitted on race course or any city streets. Cars on the course will be towed. Parking available for wheelchair participants in the BancFirst lot.

SUNDAY BUS SERVICE 
Shuttle Bus Pickup is available at two locations:
1. Nichols Hills Plaza - in front of Shell Station at the corner of Avondale and Western.
2. Chesapeake Energy Parking Lot - just off of Classen Blvd. at the south end of Campus

The buses run before the race from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm from the pick up locations to the Waterford Plaza and after the race from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm from Nichols Hills Plaza back to the Waterford Plaza.

One Shuttle will take spectators at 2:45 pm from the Waterford Plaza to Nichols Hills Plaza.

AGE CLASSIFICATION AND AWARDS
Team Awards:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies in the 10k open category.
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies in the 5k open category.
  • 1st place trophies in the 5k collegiate category.
  • 1st place trophies in the 5k high school and middle school categories.

AWARDS CEREMONY
Time: Approximately 3:30 PM
Location: Nichols Hills Plaza band stage with live entertainment and concessions.
Awards will not be distributed at the ceremony. Final results will be confirmed by April 22nd. Awards will be mailed.

WATER STATIONS
Throughout course and at start and finish areas. Remember, heat kills and water saves! Past Redbud Classics have proven it can be hot and humid. Please drink plenty of water before, during and after the race.

MEDICAL STATION
Location: Nichols Hills Fire Department, east of Finish line ear in Nichols Plaza and throughout bike event courses on Saturday, supervised by St. Anthony Hospital and the Nichols Hills Fire Department.