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About the Run



There will be a race this year!

Sponsored by Shelman Realty

Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021. 8:00 AM

Course: 5k (3.1 miles) and 10k (6.2 miles) brings you in and around the city of Bonners Ferry. Both courses start and finish at the fairgrounds, just 4 blocks west of town.

Cost: $25 ($30 Canadian) with t-shirt, $10 ($12 Canadian) without t-shirt. Net proceeds will be used to provide deserving local student runners with college scholarships and to help support the Bonners Ferry High School cross-country program.

Entry Deadline: Entries will be accepted on the morning of the race but there will be a late entry fee of $5.00. To assure the receipt of a t-shirt, your entry must be received by no later than July 10, 2021

Registration: At the Boundary County Fairgrounds parking lot from 6:30—7:45 am.

Aid Stations: At finish line, near the 1 & 2 mile points for 5k runners & near the 1, 2, 4, & 5 mile points for 10k runners.

Awards: Trophies will be presented to overall male & female winners in each race. Two $1000 scholarships to be awarded to two graduating seniors. One $700 “Excellence in the Community” from Shelman Realty scholarships to be awarded to one graduating senior.Ribbons will be given to the top 3 finishers in the following male and female age groups:

0-11 yrs, 12-15 yrs, 16-19 yrs, 20-29 yrs, 30-39 yrs, 40-49 yrs, 50-59 yrs, 60-69 yrs, 70+ yrs

Door Prizes: Drawings for door prizes will be held during the awards ceremony. Grand prize: $125 gift certificate toward the purchase of a new pair of running shoes.

Shirts: Preregistered race finishers will receive an embroidered T-shirt unless the no-shirt option was chosen. A limited number of extra shirts will be available on race day. To assure availability of your size, your entry form must be received by July 10, 2021.

Teams: The Kootenai River Run has added a team category for the 5K run. Winners will be determined by
The combined times of the five team members. Declare your team affiliation on race day.

Contacts: Call 208-290-7039, 208-267-5776 or 208-597-1431.

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