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Event Update

9-10-2020 Update: Race Postponed to Sunday, September 13th, 2020 Due to Weather
Due to lightning in the forecast, the 2020 Harvest Moon Hustle has been postponed to this coming Sunday, September 13th. All other details for the race will remain the same including assigned wave start times. While this was a difficult decision to make, we are confident it is the right one for the safety of runners, staff, and volunteers. Sunday’s weather also looks fantastic and should be a beautiful day to race!

Race Date & Location

Weather Postponement: Race Day is now Sunday, September 13th, 2020
Elmwood, Nebraska

Questions

Race day for the 2020 Harvest Moon Hustle is now set for a weather postponement date Sunday September, 13th at the city park in Elmwood, Nebraska. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

Updated Course

We’ve created a slightly altered course for the 2020 Harvest Moon Hustle to accommodate social distancing that starts and ends in Elmwood, Nebraska. The new 10K course will not be certified for 2020 and will take in the county roads and rail trails of Cass County. We’re excited to see you on race day!

Wave Start

For 2020, we will be implementing a wave start. Each runner will be assigned a wave in their pre-race email and can also be found via bib-lookup. Runners may not move up a wave under any circumstance, however, a runner may move back a wave if they would like to run with another participant.

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Go Virtual

In addition to the in-person race, Harvest Moon Hustle also offers a virtual race option for those who are unable or choose not to run in-person.

Some athletes that originally registered for the in-person event may wish to transfer to the virtual event. This can be done right up until 11:59 PM on race day for the in-person event. Registered in-person event athletes can transfer to the virtual event by clicking the button below and completing the virtual transfer form.

Learn More about the Virtual Run

Run Safe Commitment and Athlete Responsibilities

We couldn’t be more excited to return to in-person racing and can’t wait to see you on race day. Much like restaurants, grocery stores, barber shops and other spaces where people gather, Pink Gorilla Events races are going to look a little different for the near future.

For this reason we’ve developed the Pink Gorilla Run Safe Commitment to explain what to expect on race day and what we are doing to keep the events as safe as possible.

In addition, we have developed a list of Athlete Responsibilities so you can be as prepared as possible for race day.

Questions?

When and where will the race be held?

Race day for the 2020 Harvest Moon Hustle is now set for Sunday September, 13th at the city park in Elmwood, Nebraska. This is the postponed date due to weather. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

When will wave assignments be made?

We anticipate sending out wave assignments in runner communication emails 3 weeks prior to race day.

Wave assignments will also be able to be found via bib-lookup. Runners may not move up a wave under any circumstance, however, a runner may move back a wave if they would like to run with another participant. 

How do I transfer to the virtual event?

Click here and complete the form prior to 11:59 PM on the scheduled in-person race day to transfer to the virtual event?

How do I pick up my packet?

Advance packet pickup information is located here. We will also have packet pickup on race day. For virtual race information click here. For complete participant materials policies, click here.

What about going for the BRIN BLACKOUT medal?

For 2020, participating in the in-person or virtual 10K race will count towards earning your BRIN BLACKOUT medal. Note that earning your BRIN BLACKOUT medal requires that you cross the in-person or virtual 10K finish line at the Leprechaun Chase, Cornfield Cornfield, and Harvest Moon Hustle. Learn more by visiting the BRIN BLACKOUT website

Can I get a refund?

Thank you for understanding that we are not able to issue refunds. As stated in the registration policy and agreements with all Pink Gorilla Events, all entry fee payments are final and non-refundable. We are trying to make the decisions that are best for participants, volunteers, and sponsors, while keeping our organization in a position to provide races in the future. For a more detailed explanation of our response to the coronavirus pandemic, please watch this video