The information below is for Redbud Classic 2017
10/33/50 mile bike tours
Saturday, April 8 //ALL CYCLISTS to ready at the Start line by 7 am
7:05 am start for 50, 7:10 am for 33 and 7:15 am for 10 mile start
Streets close at 6:30 a.m. Start – Waterford Complex Building, NW 63rd Street and Pennsylvania. 50 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 50 mile tour
at NE 36th and Choctaw Rd. Cyclists will go north on Choctaw Rd. to Wilshire Blvd.
After Ride Celebration
The annual after-ride/run celebration includes live entertainment, refreshments, awards, and drawings. A Bike Drawing will be held at 11 a.m. Pancakes courtesy of the Renaissance Waterford Hotel and Oklahoma Natural Gas will be provided for all cyclists. Donations are welcome and will directly benefit Oklahoma Cleats for Kids.
1 mile Kid’s Fun Run
Saturday, April 8 // 11a.m.–1p.m.
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. Registration is required for this event. Pre-race activities and entertainment provided by Oklahoma Cleats for Kids. Little Caesars Pizza will provide pizza to all participants.
Sunday, April 9 // 1:30p.m. line up, 2p.m. start
The 10k event starts at the west entrance to Waterford Blvd. on Pennsylvania. The 10k proceeds north on Pennsylvania to Wilshire and continues 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. Please be aware of road construction on Pennsylvania just north of 63rd. Stay on the paved portion of the road.
Sunday, April 9 // 1:30p.m. line up, start immediately after 10k
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. 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 9 // 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.
2 mile walk & stroller derby
Sunday, April 9 // 1:30p.m., line up behind all runners, start after all events
The 2 mile walk event starts at the west entrance to Waterford Blvd. on Pennsylvania. 2 mile participants should line up behind all 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 at 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.
What better way to celebrate the 35th 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 9th 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!