Packet Pick Up
Packets may be picked up at the Redbud Classic Registration Office located in Nichols Hills Plaza, just north of NW 63rd Street, on the west side of Western Avenue. Look for the hot pink “Registration” banner. The office is open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, April 14 & 15, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 15.
RACE DAY Info and Packet Pick Up
SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 6:30 -7:45 a.m. Day of registration is available at the registration/packet pick-up tent. Please arrive early to give yourself enough time for the registration process, so you don’t miss the start of the ride! Info and packet pick up at the tents is located outside the Waterford Complex Building 6307.
SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Day of registration is available at the registration/packet pick-up tent. Please arrive early to give yourself enough time for the registration process, so you don’t miss the start of the run! Info and packet pick up at the tents located outside the Waterford Complex Building 6301.
Place medals may be picked up at the “Volunteer / Info” tent at the finish line in Nichols Hills Plaza.
Certification, Sanctioning and Timing Tags
The Redbud Classic will use timing tags for the 5k and 10k. Your timing tag is attached to your bib. All participants must wear a bib with a race number. The Redbud Classic 5k and 10k are USAT&F sanctioned races, and the courses are certified. Running off the certified course will result in disqualification. Participants must comply with Nichols Hills City Ordinances. All participants must follow the official pace car. Runners are eligible for state and national records and rankings.
Official lodging for the Redbud Classic is available at the Renaissance Waterford Hotel, located at the start line. You may reserve your room online at the special $129 Redbud rate. You may also reserve your room by calling 405-858-2413 and asking for the “Redbud Classic Room Block.” The cut-off date for making reservations at the $129 rate is April 1, 2023.
All finishers will receive a 2023 Redbud medal, if registered by March 15th.
Parking on Saturday
Cycling event parking is available at the Waterford Complex. You must enter from Pennsylvania before 7:30 a.m. No traffic will be allowed to enter the Waterford Complex after 7:30 a.m. Parking is also available at Penn Square Mall, located at Pennsylvania and NW Expressway. Penn Square Mall assumes no responsibility for cars parked there. All riders are encouraged to park at the Waterford.
Parking for the Kid’s Fun Run and Woof Walk is available Nichols Hills Plaza and the lot at 1203 Sherwood Lane.
Parking on Sunday
Parking is available at the Waterford Complex. You must enter the Waterford parking areas from NW 63rd Street before 1:00 p.m. No traffic will be allowed to enter the Waterford Complex after 1:00 p.m. Parking is also available at Penn Square Mall, located at Pennsylvania and NW 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 is permitted on race courses or any city streets. Cars parked on the course will be towed. Parking is available for wheelchair participants in the BancFirst parking lot.
Shuttle Service (SUNDAY only)
Shuttles will take Redbud Classic participants and spectators from Nichols Hills Plaza and Chesapeake Energy parking garage to the start line from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm on Sunday. YOU MUST BE IN LINE BY 1:00 TO SECURE A SPOT ON THE LAST SHUTTLE TO THE START LINE! The Nichols Hills Plaza shuttle stop is just west of Western, on the north side of NW 63rd. The Chesapeake parking garage shuttle stop is located next to the main Chesapeake parking garage off Western Ave. Look for the “Redbud Parking” banner. Due to limited storage space, ONLY COLLAPSIBLE strollers can be accommodated on buses.
Shuttles will provide service from the finish line to the Waterford beginning at 2 pm. YOU MUST BE IN LINE BY 4:00 TO SECURE A SPOT ON THE LAST SHUTTLE RETURNING TO THE START LINE!
Please note the the Redbud Classic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. No refunds or rolled over fees are given.
Individual results will be emailed to each registrant. Complete results will be posted at the “Results” tent in Nichols Hills Plaza following the race. Pick up your place medal in Nichols Hills Plaza at the “Results” tent.
Water and Medical Stations
Water stations are available throughout the course, the start line and the finish line. A medical station is located next to the finish line in Nichols Plaza, and medical personnel are placed throughout the bike event courses on Saturday. Medical stations are supervised by SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital personnel and the Nichols Hills Fire Department.