The information below is for Redbud Classic 2018
10/33/45 mile bike tours
Saturday, April 7 //ALL CYCLISTS to be ready at the Start line by 7am
7:05 am start for 45 mile, 7:10 am for 33 mile and 7:15 am for 10 mile start
Streets close at 6:30 a.m. Start – Waterford Complex Building, NW 63rd Street and Pennsylvania. 45 Mile tour riders start first then 33 mile riders with 10 mile riders last. Finish for all tours is on 63rd Street just east of Pennsylvania. Please note: Riders arriving at the Jones Plaza on Main in Jones after 9 AM will be required to return on the 33 mile course. All courses close at 11 am.. It is each rider’s responsibility to select the appropriate distance based upon his/her level of fitness. At least two sweep trucks/sag wagons will be available on the course to return riders to the Waterford Complex Building. Due to road construction please note a detour on the 45 mile tour
at NE 36th and Choctaw Rd. Cyclists will go north on Choctaw Rd. to Wilshire Blvd.
After Ride Celebration/Pancake Breakfast 8 am – 11 am
The annual after-ride/run celebration include a Pancake Breakfast , entertainment and refreshments. Show Bib Tab to get a COOP beer! Look for the drawing board to see if you are a winner of the drawing. Pancakes courtesy of the Renaissance Waterford Hotel and Oklahoma Natural Gas will be provided for all cyclists. Must show bib to receive pancakes. Donations are welcome and will directly benefit Whiz Kids Oklahoma.
1 -mile Kid’s Fun Run
Saturday, April 7 // 11am –1pm
Nichols Hills Plaza, N. Western & Avondale Drive. Activites begin at 11a.m., and the fitness run begins at noon. A one- mile run/walk/stroll for children ages 1-12 years. Registration is required for this event. $10 registration fee, includes t-shirt/bib and medals! Pre-Post race activities and entertainment provided by Whiz Kids Oklahoma, the 2018 beneficiary. Little Caesars Pizza will provide pizza and refreshments to all participants.
Sunday, April 8 // 1:30 p.m. line up, 2 p.m. start
The 10k event starts at the west entrance to Waterford Blvd. on Pennsylvania. Line up on the WEST LANE of Penn. The 10K proceeds north on Pennsylvania to Wilshire and continues north through Nichols Hills. Please note: A runner who places him/herself ahead of faster runners at the starting line creates a severe hazard as the faster runners attempt to pass.
Sunday, April 8 // 1:30p.m. line up, start immediately after 10K at 2:00 pm
The 5K event starts at the west entrance to Waterford Blvd. on Pennsylvania. The 5K proceeds north on Pennsylvania, makes a right on 63rd, then proceeds east to Grand Blvd. and makes a left at Grand Blvd. Please note: A participant who places him/herself ahead of faster participants at the starting line creates a severe hazard as the faster participants attempt to pass.
5k Wheelchair Event
Sunday, April 8 // 1:30 p.m. line up – 1:45p.m. start
The 5k wheelchair event starts at the west entrance to Waterford Blvd. on Pennsylvania. The 5k wheelchair proceeds north on Pennsylvania, makes a right on 63rd, then proceeds east to Grand Blvd. and makes a left at Grand Blvd. Wheelchair partcipants registrations are complimentary.
2 Mile Walk & 2 Mile Stroller Derby
Sunday, April 8 // 1:45 pm line up/ 2:15 pm approx. start time. Walkers and Stroller participants line up behind the 5K runners and start after the 5K runners are clear of the start line.
The 2 mile walk event starts at the west entrance to Waterford Blvd. on Pennsylvania. 2 mile walkers follow Pennsylvania north to 63rd, turn right on 63rd and then in about a block turn LEFT on Randel Road. Walkers and Stroller Derby participants should line up behind the 5K runners on Pennsylvania. Please Note: Any participant walking in the event must register regardless of age. Children pushed in a stroller do not need to register. Decorate your stroller and win the “Best Decorated Stroller” prize!
Minimum team size of 3 participants
Whether your team is large or small, the Team Challenge gives your organization the opportunity to be a visible part of an event with thousands of participants. But, perhaps most importantly, it allows your organization the opportunity to lace up those tennis shoes and have fun together! Remember, the Redbud Team Challenge is for organizations of all kinds-businesses, churches, civic groups, neighborhoods organization, school teams & clubs, and more.
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What better way to celebrate the 36th Annual Redbud Classic than to stick around and enjoy the festivities at the second annual REDBUD BASH, the official race after party! The REDBUD BASH, will be held at the finish area in Nichols Hills Plaza immediately following the start of the 5K and 10K runs on Sunday, April 8th at 1:00 pm. There will be a variety of food from some of Oklahoma’s premier food trucks, beverages from COOP Ale Works and other sponsors, free family-friendly games and activities, as well as live entertainment. Whether you are participating in the run, cheering someone on or just want to enjoy a family-friendly outing, this BASH will have something in store for you! Come rain or shine, we can’t wait to see you at the finish line!