River Jam Run

Grab your friends and your running shoes for a quick pre-River Jam trail run at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Every Thursday, May through September, we invite runners of all ages and skill levels to come together as a group to run through the USNWC trail system before enjoying our live River Jam show.


  • Every Thursday evening, May through September
  • Distance:
    • 1.5 mile option
    • 3 mile option
    • 6 mile option
  • Price: Free and open to the public


  • 6:15 p.m. – Runners meet at Trail Center
  • 6:30 p.m. – Run begins

Course Map:


River Jam Run Race Edition:

A weekday trail race that will take place once a month, May through September. Race details here.

Questions / Comments

  1. Kristin September 12, 2014 at 10:39 pm

    Will the runs be taking place through the rest of September?

    • USNWC September 16, 2014 at 3:48 pm

      Hi Kristin, yes they will be.

  2. Jen July 10, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Are these runs rain or shine or are the subject to trail closures?

    • USNWC July 10, 2014 at 2:07 pm

      Hi Jen, the run is rain or shine tonight. If anything changes, we will post on our social media outlets.

  3. Sara July 8, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    Do you still hold the free, ‘River Jam Run’ on weeks when you have the ‘Race Edition’? Thanks!

    • USNWC July 8, 2014 at 10:08 pm

      Hi Sara, yes, River Jam Run: Race Edition takes off at 6:15 and the regular run is at 6:30.

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