Runners United Nevada is excited to announce that registration for the RUN Nevada Race Series 2021 presented by Burke Corporation is now open! The second season of the event will follow the successful first season with several major changes.

Country music stars Bryan White and Wade Hayes will help us kick off the series with the RUN Country Fest & 5k on May 22; White will run the race that afternoon at 4:30 pm, then along with Hayes and local favorites Neil Hewitt and Chris Patterson & Spencer Braly, will headline a concert beginning at 6 pm that evening at the Story County Fairgrounds. The second event, the 8th Annual Story County Freedom Run, will include Nevada’s first ever 10k race as part of the festivities in addition to the 5k and pancake breakfast on June 26. The 9th Annual Lincoln Highway Dash will return to its normal route on August 28, and the History Hustle 5k and Chili Cook Off will take place once again on October 24.

Series registrants will receive 25% off the price of their admission for each race, and will receive a limited edition quarter zip courtesy of our presenting sponsor, Burke Corporation. Participants who complete all four races will receive a special medal to celebrate the occasion. Participants in each individual race will also receive a custom t-shirt and finisher medal.

New for 2021, the four series races will feature CHIP TIMING! Other amenities in our start/finish area enjoyed by runners in 2020 will again be featured as well.

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On May 22, 2021, Country Music Stars Bryan White and Wade Hayes will headline a post-race concert starting at 6 pm. Bryan will also participate in the RUN Country 5k prior to the concert. The Nevada Jaycees will host a beer garden during the concert, with local food vendors onsite as well.
Each race will finish under the RUN/Burke arch; each participant will receive a custom t-shirt and participant medal, along with medals for winners in each division.
All series registrants will receive 25% off their registration price for all four races.

2nd Annual Bricktown Donut Dash April 24

Join Runners United Nevada for the 2nd running of the Bricktown Donut Dash! The untimed, one mile race will take place at 11 am (10 am check in) on Saturday, April 24, beginning and ending at Bricktown Bakery in Nevada. The 2021 event will feature tank tops for participants, as well as free donuts for participants. Prizes will also be awarded for the most creatively dressed. All proceeds will benefit Food At First.

Registration must be completed by Friday, April 23; there will be no race day registrations.

2021 Nevada Nice Virtual 5k is Underway!

In the early stages of the 2020 pandemic, Runners United Nevada created the Nevada Nice Virtual 5k in an effort to engage runners in a safe and responsible way. The event was a huge success, raising significant funds for the Nevada Foundation’s Pandemic Relief Fund.

The race is now open for registration, with participants able to log their times through the end of April. Thanks to the generous support of Burke Corporation, we will be able to once again donate all proceeds to the Pandemic Relief Fund.

Register for the RUN Nevada Race Series 2021

25% OFF

The RUN Nevada Race Series 2021 features four races, including three 5k events and a 5k/10k. Participants receive 25% off each race in the series, along with a limited edition quarter zip courtesy of Burke Corporation and a special medal, courtesy of Almaco, upon completion of all four races!

RUN Country Fest featuring Bryan White & Wade Hayes


Country Stars Bryan White and Wade Hayes will be joined by local favorites Neil Hewitt, and Chris Patterson and Spencer Braly, on May 22, 2021 at the Story County Fairgrounds. Tickets are on sale now! All RUN Country 5k participants may attend concert free of charge!

Register for RUN Country 5k


The RUN Country 5k featuring Bryan White is May 22, 2021. Price increases to after Friday, May 7. T-shirt size can no longer be guaranteed after that date. THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS. All participants must register by 5 pm on Friday, May 21.

Runners United Nevada

Board of Directors:

  • Dane Nealson, President
  • Sarah Gilchrist, Vice President
  • Eileen Patterson, Secretary
  • Micah Hayek, Treasurer
  • Brett Barker
  • Heather Bedingfield
  • Amy Rosenberg
  • Angie Tscherter
  • Dan Turner


Contact us via our online form or email us at runnersunitednevada@gmail.com!