Event Date

June 20, 2020

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 Runs


 Saturday June 20, 2020


 Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds

(Front Entrance) (Registration is in first Metal building on the left after entrance)

Mitchell, NE


Online and Mail Registration Information below.

Pre-Registration Encouraged 

Online Registration will open April of 2020

Registrations will be welcome the  morning of our event!

Registrations taken the morning of the Event will have same entry fees, T-shirts are not guaranteed, although likely.


 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 have check-in completed 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) (Click Here)

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 

(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.

$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 by mail should be postmarked on or before June 1, 2020

Entries received after June 1, will have the same pricing, but T-shirts are not guaranteed, although likely.

Entries taken the morning of the race, will have the same pricing,  but T-shirts are not guaranteed, although likely.


5K Run Awards

Medals and prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in all age divisions.  A $50.00 gift will be awarded to the overall top male and top female runner. A $25 gift will also be awarded to the second overall male and female runner. 

 Divisions are 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over. 

The First and Second Overall Male and Female finishers, receive $50.00 and $25.00 respectively (donated by Debbie and Paul Post in memory of Kyle Andregg).

First Place –Movie and Popcorn for Two (Donated In Memory of Alvina Stoddard by Nile Theater/Ward & Sara Krichau)

Second Place - $15 Subway Card (Donated In Memory of Gerry & Gay Cole  by Dallas Massey)

Third Place - $10 Jax Card (Donated in Memory of Cathie McRoberts by Wayne & Heather McRoberts  & Donated in Memory of Randy Dannar by Lori Dannar)

 5K Walkers

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

Check the drawing table at the end of your walk to see if you won a prize!

5K Walk and Children’s Fun Run Prizes are donated in memory of Kay Konz


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- Click Here

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

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






To register by MAIL,

Click Here to download the printable version of the Run/Walk Registration form and mailing information.











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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