The 43rd running of the Jenks Half Marathon is scheduled for November 4, 2023. Start time for the Half is 7:30 AM, with a 5K starting at 7:45. Starting on K Place just north of the high school track and baseball field parking lot, the course takes you around the Jones Airport and then on the roads west and north of Jenks before finishing with 3/4 of a lap around the track. The 5K follows the same course at the start but turns left off of Elm Street onto K Place, to a turnaround before heading back toward the track.
The course will not be entirely closed to vehicular traffic. Intersections are controlled, but there will be vehicles on the course. Runners need to be aware of the traffic, and use good judgment. Headphones are strongly discouraged.
You must be able to hear race personnel, police and cars around you.
The Finish Line will be open for (3) hours from the start of the Half.
We will be using chip timing for the finish, but the start will be gun time. That means your time will start when the gun goes off not when you cross the start line. The race is small enough that there should not be an appreciable lag between the gun going off and all runners being able to cross the start line, but you do not want to show up late!
Register online HERE. You can also register in person at Tulsa Runner during normal business hours, and on race day beginning at 6:45 AM.
All Half Marathon runners will receive a long sleeve technical shirt suitable for running or just looking cool walking around. Finishers will receive medals and might win a cool age group award (hint they are coffee mugs if you have never run Jenks Half before). All 5K runners will receive the same long sleeve shirt and might win the same cool age group awards (check previous results, if you’re running the 5K you have a very good shot at an age group award), but there are NO finisher medals for the 5K. Ample post-race refreshments for all finishers.
Packet pick-up will be available at Tulsa Runner, 9708 Riverside PKWY in Tulsa on November 2nd and 3rd from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on race day at the track concession stand beginning at 6:45 AM.