Race Coordinator: Levi Dobrinski
About This Event:
Don your red, white and blue for this celebration 5K race at Lake Hefner Stars and Stripes park. Most patriotic runner will win $100! This is the 10th annual Stars and Stripes 5 km run.
Monday, April 22nd:
Online Registration Opens
Wednesday, July 3rd:
12:00 pm Early Packet Pick-up Begins
**Putnam City West High School, 8500 NW 23rd Street**
Main Office Area - Park behind Flag Pole
6:00 pm Early Pick-Up Ends
Thursday, July 4th
5:30 am Race Day Packet Pick-up/Sign-in begins
On-site Registration Begins
7:00 am Race Begins/Refreshments served after race
8:00 am Award's Ceremony
Please follow our social media accouts for updates about the race, special offers, and other fun facts about July 4th.
This easy course is mostly flat, traffic-free and offers the beautiful scenary of the Lake Hefner trails, light house, and water.
All Ages and Ability Levels Are Welcome:
Rather you walk, jog, run, or crawl, you are welcome at the Stars and Stripes Forever 5K. All ages and ability levels are encouraged to attend, participate, and have a great time celebration our nation's independence! Strollers are also welcome!
The USATF no longer allows dogs to participate in sanctioned events! Dogs are welcome spectators, but may not run in future sanctioned USATF races!
Directions to Event:
From the intersection of NW 63rd and N. Portland Ave., go approximately 1.5 miles north into the park.
3701 S Lake Hefner Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Free Parking is available next to baseball field, across from the park.
Packet Pick Up:
Avoid the lines, and pick up your packet early:
Early Packet Pick-up: July 3 12 p.m.- 6 p.m. | Putnam City West High School, 8500 NW 23rd Street
Race Day Packet Pick-up: July 4, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Any questions, please contact: Levi Dobrinski 405.613.5191
All profits are donated:
100% of proceeds from this run will benefit the Silver Strings of Putnam City. The Silver Strings are a strolling, performing arts orchestra. To book a performance for your event, contact director Levi Dobrinski at 405.613.5191
Fast accurate results will be provided by DG Productions. You may wear your personal ChampionChip D Tag or one will be provided for you.
This race is on a certified course and is sanctioned by USATF and will follow their rules regarding competition.
America's Birthday Party:
Stay for refreshments during the awards presentation. Celebrate Independence Day with us!
Special awards will be given to the first overall male and female. Age group awards will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female in the standard 5 year divisions. Time is based off of gun time for official timing. Youth age groups begin at 8 and under. Oldest age group is 80 and over. Categories are as follows:
Male 0-8 yrs Female 0-8 yrs
Male 9-12 Female 9-12
Male 13-15 Female 13-15
Male 16-19 Female 16-19
Male 20-24 Female 20-24
Male 25-29 Female 25-29
Male 30-34 Female 30-34
Male 35-39 Female 35-39
Male 40-44 Female 40-44
Male 45-49 Female 45-49
Male 50-54 Female 50-54
Male 55-59 Female 55-59
Male 60-64 Female 60-64
Male 65-69 Female 65-69
Male 70-74 Female 70-74
Male 75-79 Female 75-79
Male 80+ Female 80+
5 km Run/Walk (up to July 3) - $30.00
5 km Run/Walk On Site Registration (July 4) - $35.00
Entry fee includes:
Timed Race (with ChampionChip Timing)
Fresh Cut Watermelon
Sponsor Bag with goodies galore
*Shirt Inventory will be kept on Sign-me-up, so all size info will be present on the sign up page
Waiver and Release:
In consideration of USA Track & Field, Inc. (“USA Track & Field”) allowing me, the undersigned, to participate in the USA Track & Field sanctioned event described above (the “Event” or “Events”); I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations pursuant to this Waiver and Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (the “Agreement”); 1. I hereby represent that (i) I am at least eighteen (18) years of age or older; (ii) I am in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the Event; and (iii) I am not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impair my ability to safely participate in the Event. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I am sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the Event, that I am responsible for my own safety and well being at all times and under all circumstances while at the Event site. 2. I understand and acknowledge that participation in track & field, road running, race walking, cross country, mountain, ultra, and trail running Events is inherently dangerous and represents an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits. I understand and acknowledge the risks and dangers associated with participation in the Event and sport of track & field and related activities, including without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, sickness and disease, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; contact with other participants, spectators, animals or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather conditions; imperfect course or track conditions; land, water and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizers; and other undefined, not readily foreseeable and presently unknown risks and dangers (“Risks”). I understand that these Risks may be caused in whole or in part by my own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Event, or the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties defined below, and I hereby expressly assume all such Risks and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses or expenses which I incur as a result of my participation in any Event. 3. I agree to be familiar with and to abide by the Rules and Regulations established for the Event, including but not limited to the Competitive Rules adopted by USA Track & Field and any safety regulations established for the benefit of all participants. I accept sole responsibility for my own conduct and actions while participating in the Event, and the condition and adequacy of my equipment. 4. I hereby Release, Waive and Covenant Not to Sue, and further agree to Indemnify, Defend and Hold Harmless the following parties: USA Track & Field, Inc., its members, member clubs, associations, sport disciplines and divisions; United States Olympic Committee (USOC); the Event Directors, Organizers and Promoters, Sponsors, Advertisers, Coaches and Officials; the Host Organization and the Facility, Venue and Property Owners or Operators upon which the Event takes place; Law Enforcement Agencies and other Public Entities providing support for the Event; and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, officers, directors, partners, shareholders, members, agents, employees and volunteers (Individually and Collectively, the “Released Parties” or “Event Organizers”), with respect to any liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss or expense (including court costs and reasonable attorneys fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way to my participation in the Event, including claims for Liability caused in whole or in part by the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties. I further agree that if, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim for Liability against any of the Released Parties, I will indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any such Liabilities which any may be incurred as the result of such claim. I hereby warrant that I am of legal age and competent to enter into this Agreement, that I have read this Agreement carefully, understand its terms and conditions, acknowledge that I will be giving up substantial legal rights by signing it (including the rights of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns), acknowledge that I have signed this Agreement without any inducement, assurance or guarantee, and intend for my signature to serve as confirmation of my complete and unconditional acceptance of the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement represents the complete understanding between the parties regarding these issues and no oral representations, statements or inducements have been made apart from this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.