2021 RACE INFORMATION
2021 Challenge for Charities Lander Half Marathon, 5K, and 1 Mile
Sunday, July 4, 2020
Registration: Will not be enabled until May 1 or later.
6:00 AM - Half Marathon
6:15 AM - 5K Wave Start
8:45 AM - 1 Mile Wave Start
Courses close at 9:30 AM. Routes and distances are subject to change.
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Lander Community Foundation Challenge for Charities
In order to achieve the Lander Community Foundation’s mission of promoting philanthropy and creating a stronger Lander community, the foundation sponsors the annual Challenge for Charities, a community-wide fundraiser, that culminates in the Lander Half Marathon, 5K and Kids' 1 Mile.
Early registration is highly encouraged. Prices increase by $5 on June 28 for the Half Marathon and 5K. 1 Mile prices will remain the same. Register early to select your preferred t-shirt size. Those registering after June 18 will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.
The parade begins at 10 AM.
Stick around for the amazing fireworks display in the evening - it will be an unforgettable experience.
If you are coming from out of town, we encourage you to book your lodging early. 4th of July is a big event in Lander and draws in a very large crowd.
Participants are STRONGLY encouraged to pick up their race bibs prior to the event at Wild Iris Mountain Sports, 166 Main Street, July 3rd, 9 AM-7 PM to avoid race-morning lines and delays. If necessary, race bibs may also be picked up on race day from 5:30 AM until the various races start.
Registration on July 2-4
Participants are STRONGLY encouraged to register early.
Online registration will end on July 2 at 10 AM.
In-person registration will be on July 3 from 9 AM-7 PM at Wild Iris Mountain Sports, 166 Main Street in Lander. Please bring your credit or debit card.
In-person registration will be on July 4 from 5:30-6:20 AM at Centennial Park on the 200 block of Main Street in Lander. Please bring your credit or debit card.
Interactive route maps, elevation profiles, and downloadable files can be found here:
We recommend, but do not require, that masks be worn any time participants or spectators are within 6 feet of another person outside of their own household. We strongly encourage masks at the start of each event as this is when participants will be closest to others. We respect and support that everyone has different tolerances and expectations about what practice is appropriate and we trust that each participant is making the best decision for themselves through their acknowledgment of risk associated with participation in this event. If you have tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or have had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19, please do not participate. We will happily issue you a refund if you are unable to participate for any reason and let us know before July 3rd by 9 pm. You can send us an email at email@example.com. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping everyone safe.
Due to the safety of participants, no roller skates, inline skates, roller skis, scooters, and skateboards allowed on the course. Foot traffic, strollers, and wheel chairs are welcome.
We do not have a bag drop at this race.
This race does not feature a half marathon or 5K medal.
Post-race lost and found will be at Wild Iris Mountain Sports. Items will be held for one week and then donated.