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 plan to reopen by April

But We Welcome Registrants the Morning of our Event!!


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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