#WeAreGIPS 5k & 1 mile Family Fun Run/Walk

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#WeAreGIPS Family Fun Run/Walk 5k & 1 Mile

Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Grand Island Senior High

Sponsored by Grand Island Public Schools and CHI Health-St. Francis


This family-friendly all-terrain 1 mile and 5k run/walk is at Grand Island Senior High, 2124 North Lafayette, Grand Island, Nebraska.


The race starts on College Street and finishes at the 50-yard-line at Memorial Stadium. 

This is a chip-timed event. All participants' times will be tracked and recorded.

Race Times:

1 Mile will begin at 8 a.m.
5K will begin at 8:45 a.m.


Friday, May 18

4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kneale Administration Building, 123 S. Webb Road, Grand Island

Race Day

7 to 7:45 a.m. at Grand Island Senior High.


Parking will be available in the large lot west of Grand Island Senior High.


There will be awards for each division. Divisions are as follows:

  • Elementary and younger
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Each age range: 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & above
  • Special recognition to the school with the highest percentage of student/staff participation.


Online registration: http://my6.raceresult.com/90505/


  • $5 per GIPS school run club member (must register through run club)
  • $10 per student
  • $20 per adult

Payment is due at time of registration.

There will be no day of event registrations allowed. 

Scholarships may be available for run club members through the school. Please contact your school social worker or school run club sponsor for information.

Event sponsors

We are currently looking for additional sponsors for this year's event. Please call Jack Sheard at (308) 385-5900 ext. 1127.