Registration and 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, September 9-10, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., September 11.
RACE DAY Registration and Packet Pick Up
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 6:00 -7:00 a.m. in the Registration tent at the Waterford Complex
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the Registration tent in front of 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 888-236-2427 and asking for the “Redbud Classic Room Block.” The cut-off date for making reservations at the $129 rate is August 27, 2021.
All finishers will receive a 2021 Redbud medal.
Parking on Saturday
Cycling event parking is available at the Waterford Complex. You must enter from Pennsylvania before 7:00 a.m. No traffic will be allowed to enter the Waterford Complex after 7:00 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 available Nichols Hills Plaza.
Parking for the Woof Walk is located in the lot at 1203 Sherwood Lane. There is no Woof Walk parking in Nichols Hills Plaza.
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.
Please note the the Redbud Classic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. No refunds 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.
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!
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.