Event Date

June 16, 2018

Our Mission

The Festival of Hope is a grass roots fundraising event organized by volunteers committed to assist area cancer patients during the treatment.  

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5K Run, 5K Non-Competitive Walk
& Children's Fun Run




Saturday June 16, 2018


 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds

Front Entrance

Mitchell, NE


(Online registration for these Events will close Thursday June 14, 2018

 Although,  registrations will be welcome the  morning of our event!)

Run/Walk Events Schedule


  Schedule Subject to Change 


6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. ~ Registration for Run and Walk

6:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. ~ Registration for Children's Fun Run

If Pre-registered Please be checked in at least 15 minutes prior to start of race

7:30 a.m. ~ Run & Walk         3.1 mile - Same Course

(Map of 5K Route can be found as a PDF on our Forms page)

8:30 a.m. ~ Children's Fun Run

There will be two Children Runs - One for 5 and Under  and one for ages 6 to 10.  

These races will be a short distance and about an half mile respectively.  Both are non-competitive races.

8:45 a.m. ~ Medals and Prizes for 5K Run Presented & Drawing for 5K Walkers

(Must be present to win prize)

Plus Refreshments!

 Entry Fees


$15.00 per entry for the 5K Run and 5K Walk and includes T-shirt  for both and entry into 5K Drawing for Walkers.

$5.00 per child entry, 10 or younger and includes T-shirt and prize.  

On-line entries will be charged an additional $1.00.

Entries should be postmarked on or before June 1, 2018.  After this date the fees will be the same, but T-shirts are not guaranteed, although likely.  Entries will also be taken the morning of the race: however you are not guaranteed a T-shirt, but again T-shirts are likely.

 It's not too late!  We still encourage those interested in participating to register even up to the morning of the race.  

We've ordered lots of t-shirts and hope to have one for you!

Medals and prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in all age divisions for the 5K Run.  A $25.00 gift will be awarded to the overall top male and top female runner.  Divisions are 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over. 

The 5K Walk is non-competitive but participants can be timed and are entered in a door prize drawing

Please Note:

No pets/animals, wagons, bicycles, tricycles, roller blades, roller skates, skateboards, scooters, unauthorized items, or unofficial runners will be allowed on the course.  Only strollers and jogging strollers, as well as, scooters (or similar items) for our disabled participants will be allowed.

There will be a one hour limit on the course: after one hour you will run/walk at your own risk.

Map of 5K Route can be found as a PDF on our Forms page

For questions regarding the 5K or Children's Fun Run you may contact Vicki at  vicki@festivalofhope.net

Use our ONLINE REGISTRATION or click below to download the printable version of the registration form and mailing information.




We Also Welcome Registrants the Morning of our Event!!



Note: If you plan to use on-line entry with PayPal and already have a PayPal account associated with the email address you are using, you will need to login in to your PayPal account and pay that way or use a different email address.  This is a PayPal requirement. Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience. 

REGISTER HERE!!!! Online Event Registration through PayPal (Please fill out form completely before submitting)
NOTE: A $1.00 fee will be added to the price per person for online registration.
T-Shirt Size (Please select the "Survivor" option if you would like a Survivor T-Shirt)
PARTICIPANT Address (Street, City, State, ZIP)

EVENT WAIVER & RELEASE AGREEMENT Please view waiver below


I am entering the Event at my own risk, and I hereby voluntarily assume any and all responsibility for injuries I may incur as a direct or indirect result of participating. I know that running or walking a road race is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death, and I am solely responsible for my personal health, safety and personal property. I am medically able to participate in the Event. I will abide by any decision of an Event official relative to any aspect of my participation in the Event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I assume all risks associated with running/walking in the Event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants and their equipment/accessories, traffic which cannot be stopped, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity the conditions of the road (which contains gravel, possibly pot holes and similar hazards), all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, tricycles, skateboards, scooters, roller skates, roller blades, wagons, or such items and animals/pets are not allowed in the Event. Handicapped accessible devices and strollers are allowed.

In consideration of acceptance of my entry and my participation in the Event, I hereby irrevocably release and hold harmless, covenant not to sue and waive all claims against Festival of Hope and all Event Sponsors, Scotts Bluff County Fair, City of Mitchell, County of Scotts Bluff, their respective volunteers, representatives, board members, directors, employees, successors and all other persons or entities associated with the Event for any injury or damages I might suffer arising from or in any way connected with my participation in the Event. This release applies to any and all loss, liability, claim and expenses, I may have arising out of my participation including, but not limited to, death, personal injury or damage suffered by me or others, whether such losses, liabilities or claims be caused by falls, contact with and/or the actions of other participants, contact with fixed or non-fixed objects, contact with animals, the conditions of the Event premises and course, negligence of the releasees, risks not known to me or not foreseeable at this time or otherwise.

I consent and agree that the Festival of Hope and any sponsor of the Event may use, for publicity or promotional purposes, my name, picture, video, recordings or any other record or image of the Event of me participating in the Event without liability or obligation to me.

I agree that any and all representations made and my release and waiver herein are given on behalf of me and any and all of my minor children or persons over whom I have guardianship participating in or attending the Event. I declare that I have read this document and the rules of the Event and agree to abide by them. I have had the opportunity to ask questions and to seek outside advice concerning the advisability of participating in the Event and signing this document

I have read, understand, and agree to the terms and conditions of the waiver, and

If registering multiple people, select "Add to Cart" before resetting the form using the button below.


When navigating through PayPal, "Your Order Summary" will show what you selected under "Options" --  Please verify you have selected your intended options, Thank You!  

Also, you should automatically receive an email receipt. ----  See below for receipt samples. 

To register by MAIL,

please click below for the printable version of the Run/Walk Registration form and mailing information.

Click Here for Forms



Automatic Email Receipt Information

These are samples of email receipts you should automatically receive from PayPal.  Please review Bold areas.  "Item# RUN" begins every receipt and is an indication of registering for any Run, Walk or Fun Run event.  The event listed after "Event:" is  the option selected.

Notify Vicki of any issues or requested corrections at vicki@festivalofhope.net


Run Sample:

Item# RUN , Event: 5K Run , L: Doe , F: John , Age: 40-49 , G: Male , T Size: A-L , Survivor*: No ,   Address: 123 Hope Drive,  City, State, ZIP: Mitchell, NE 69357 , Email: doe@gmail.com , P-Phone: 308632xxxx, S-Phone: 308631xxxxx , Waiver: Yes

Walk Sample:

Item# RUN , Event5K Walk , L: Doe , F: Jane , Age: 40-49 , G: Female , T Size: A-M , Survivor*: YES , Address: 123 Hope Drive,  City, State, ZIP: Mitchell, NE 69357 , Email: doe@gmail.com , P-Phone:308632xxxx, S-Phone: 308631xxxxx , Waiver: I am registering for another adult (age 18 or over) who will need to sign consent on the day of the event, prior to race.

Children's Fun Run Sample:

Item# RUN , Event: Children's Fun Run , L: Doe , F: June , Age: 5 & U (Kids) , G: Female , T Size: Y-S , Survivor*: X , Address: 123 Hope Drive , City, State, ZIP: Mitchell, NE 69357 , Email: doe@gmail.com, P-Phone: 308632xxxx , S-Phone: 308631xxxx , Waiver: Yes-Minor

Survivor” Explanation:  "X" – Not Applicable / "No" – cancer Survivor, but does not request a “survivor t-shirt” / "Yes" – cancer Survivor and requests a “survivor t-shirt”

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