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The 13th annual Jackalope Loop is a fun run event organized by Black Dog Animal Rescue and High Plains Harriers.

The race is open to all ages. Runners, walkers, and wheel chair participants are invited. Participants receive a tech shirt and post-race goodies. There will also be awards and door prizes to be given out after the race.

When

The race will be held on Saturday, April 26, starting at 10:00 AM. Race day registration opens at 9:00 AM and closes at 9:45 AM.

Where

The race starts at Optimist Park in West Laramie (Maps). The course meanders on the beautiful greenbelt trail south of Optimist Park. The course is relatively flat with 1/4 mile markers.

Registration

  • Early registration (received by April 20th) is $25
  • Race day and late (after April 20th) registration is $30
  • Early family registration (4 or more) is available for $15/per person
  • Race day and late (after April 20th) family reigstration (4 or more) is $20/per person
  • Additional $5 discount for High Plains Harriers members)
  • Register early to guarantee tech shirt availability!

Registeration online or print an entry form:

Mail to:

Jackalope 5K
℅ Brendon Orr
1264 N 18th St
Laramie, WY 82072

Make checks payable to: Black Dog Animal Rescue

Proceeds

Proceeds from the race will be used to support Black Dog Animal Rescue's mission to help create a No-Kill Wyoming.

Parking

We anticipate a crowd on race day so we have secured free parking at the Territorial Prison, which is right across Snowy Range Park from Optmist Park. Please feel free to park there if parking isn't available close to Optimist Park on race day.

Jackalope 5K Dog Policy

Although we will not turn away people who bring their dogs with them to run or walk the event, we must remain considerate to our race participants. Our goal is to provide a well-organized race with quality timing, awards, and an overall excellent event. In order to meet this goal we have the below rules pertaining to dogs:

  • Owners must clean up any dog waste left on or near the race course!
  • Dog owners must have control over their dog at all times during the event
  • All dogs must remain on leash at all times while at the event
  • Only well-behaved dogs will be allowed to participate in the event
  • Race participants who want to run/walk with their dog(s) must yield to other participants during the race and not cut in front of others
  • If a dog or dog owner is found to be disrupting the event, they will be politely asked to leave the race site as to provide the best possible experience for the general participant population
  • Please use common sense and be respectful of others

For more information or if you have any questions, please email us at jackalope5kwy@gmail.com.