Race Info

GOVS RUN Race Information

THE DATE: SATURDAY, November 2, 2019

THE TIME: Race starts at 1pm

THE LOCATION: Scott County Park – Long Grove, IA – Whispering Pines Shelter

THE COURSE: This race is classified as a European Cross Country Run with two courses: The most difficult course is 4+/- Miles. The easiest & shortest course is 2 miles. Great opportunity for competition or leisurely workout with plenty of surprises throughout!

Both courses begin at Whispering Pines shelter. Courses include trails, maintained and unmaintained, wooded areas, natural and artificial hazards, water and MUD!


(Now – 8/28) Pre-Registration $18 – (Kids 18 & under receive a $2 discount)

(8/29 – 10/22) Race Registration $20 -(Kids 18 & under receive a $2 discount)

(10/23 – 10/31) Race Day Registration $22 -(Kids 18 & under receive a $2 discount)

NOTE: ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS Oct. 31 at MIDNIGHT.  November 1 & 2, Race day registration only.

THE SHIRT: Commemorative Long Sleeve T-shirt $15

Youth Sizes (Available as pre-order only – Thru 10/17, NOT AVAILABLE ON RACE DAY) – YS, YM, YL, YXL

Adult’s Sizes – S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL. Available as pre-order until 10/17. Then only available on race day in limited quantities.

THE PACKET: Pre-registration packets can be picked on the day of the race at the Whispering Pines Shelter.

THE BENEFIT: Proceeds Benefit CBRC Nancy Kapheim Memorial Scholarship Fund**

THE PRIZES: Many prizes from CBRC, Running Wild & Governor’s.

THE AWARDS: Special awards in many “crazy” categories. Awards start at 2:30pm.

THE FOOD: FREE Refreshments! Soft drinks and cider. Warm fire & friendly people. The Big Black Box Food Truck will be on hand selling plenty of hot food and refreshments.

THE PARKING: Shuttle Bus Service available from overflow parking lots.

The WARNING: Weather conditions can make the course very difficult. Be prepared to get wet, muddy, slip, fall, and laugh at yourself.

Run may be canceled by mutual decision of the sponsors, race organizers, and Scott County officials due to dangerous weather conditions or natural disasters.

For more information: info@govsrun.com