River Jam Run: Race Edition

The weekend is near…but that doesn’t mean you have to wait to race. Break out of your typical exercise routine in this weekday trail race on the second Thursday of every month from May until September. Each race in the series will feature a 3.75-mile and 6.5-mile distance. Awards will be given to the winners of each race as well as the winners of the series overall. To be considered for the series title, participants must race a minimum of three races of the same distance. Following the race, hang out and enjoy live music and good times at the River Jam concert series.

Event Details:

  • Date – Second Thursday of each month (May – September, 2015)
  • Distance – 3.75-mile and 6.5-mile options
  • Time – 6:15 p.m.


  • Pre-Registration
    • $10 – no shirt
    • $20 – with shirt
  • Race-Day Registration
    • $15 – no shirt
    • $25 – with shirt


Race Dates:

  • Thursday, May 14th, 2015
    • Pre-registration available through May 5th
  • Thursday, June 11th, 2015
    • Pre-registration available through June 9th
  • Thursday, July 9th, 2015
    • Pre-registration available through July 7th
  • Thursday, August 13th, 2015
    • Pre-registration available through August 12th
  • Thursday, September 10th, 2015
    • Pre-registration available through September 9th

Race Day Schedule:

  • 5:30pm – Race day registration and packet pickup begins
  • 6:00pm – Race day registration and packet pickup ends
  • 6:15pm – River Jam Run: Race Edition begins (both distances)
  • 7:00pm – 3.75-mile awards
  • Time TBD – 6.5-mile awards
  • 7:45pm – Course closes (runners may finish the course however official times may not be recorded)


Awards will be given to the top 3 overall male/female finishers for both the 3.75-mile and 6.5-mile distances during each of the 5 races.

Series awards will be given out to the top 5 overall male/female finishers for each distance.

  • Runners must run in at least 3 of the 5 races to be eligible for series awards
  • Runners must run the same distance each race to be eligible for the series awards
  • Only the top 3 scoring races for each runner will be used when calculating the series awards
  • Series award winners do not have to be present to accept series award
  • Series award winners will be contacted via email after all 5 races are complete


2014 Results:














Additional Event Info:

  • Interested in volunteering? Please contact the Race Director at racedirector@usnwc.org.
  • Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable
  • All participants must sign the USNWC waiver before participating
  • Participants must be present to accept awards. Awards will not be mailed
  • Race bib must be visible and worn on the front of shirt to receive an accurate time
  • Locker rooms are located at the main USNWC River Center
  • Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable
  • There will be no gear/bag check at the start/finish for this race
  • Event will proceed rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the Race Director
  • All guests are required to pay a $5 parking fee at the USNWC unless guest has an annual parking pass. Annual parking passes are available through the USNWC for $40
  • Headphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc. are discouraged for the safety of all participants
  • Remain attentive and courteous at all times, trails will be open to other runners, hikers and bikers
  • No pets allowed on the course
  • The USNWC does not conduct trail rescues in the event of an emergency. Participants are encouraged to call 911 THEN notify event staff if an emergency is encountered.

Questions / Comments

  1. Gwen April 19, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    Is the shirt the same for each race or is their a different design each month?

    • usnwcadmin April 21, 2015 at 11:40 am

      Hey Gwen, the shirts will be the same for each RJR: Race Edition. Thanks

  2. Dave land February 13, 2015 at 11:30 am

    What is the age restriction?

    • usnwcadmin February 16, 2015 at 1:33 pm

      Hi Dave, there is no age restriction however there are time restrictions on our races for course closure.

  3. Christie Driscoll January 27, 2015 at 6:17 pm

    Will you have runs every Thursday May-Sept like you did last year? Or will there only be the Race Edition races? I hope you will have them every Thursday! If so, will there still be the 1.5 miles, 3 mile & 6 mile options? THANK YOU!!!!

    • usnwcadmin February 3, 2015 at 11:05 am

      Hi Christie, yes we will have the group runs every Thursday again this year. We will still have the 1.5 mile, 3 mile and 6 mile options.

  4. Trey Heavener March 1, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    And do you have to pay 20 dollars each race?

  5. usnwcadmin March 4, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    Hi Trey, yes there is a seperate registration fee for each race in River Jam Run: Race Edition. Thanks

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