Oklahoma > Jenks Half Marathon & 5K
Jenks, OK • Saturday, November 3, 2012 • Course Map
Cross the finish line of this half marathon in Olympic style when you complete the Jenks Half Marathon, which starts and finishes at the track and field complex of the city's high school and features "photo finishes" on the track for every runner who completes the race.
Roughly 200 runners cross the finish line in both race combined each year -- this year marks the event's 33rd annual running -- which benefits the Jenks High School Cross Country teams.
Considered a suburban community within the Tulsa, Okla., area, Jenks offers mostly flat terrain for this out-and-back race, which starts at the Jenks High School Track and follows a course around the nearby Jones Airport, within view of the Arkansas River just to the east. The course has some gently rolling hills, especially in the stretch along 91st Street, which runs through a combination of tree-lined farmland areas and suburban city streets.
Participants also catch brief glimpses of Jenks's South Lakes Golf Course and Municipal Park on their way back to the finish line at the high school. The course is run entirely on paved surfaces, and the half marathon starting time is 8:00 AM.
Race Weather & Climate
Late fall weather conditions in Jenks, which lies about 10 miles south of Tulsa in the northeastern corner of the state, tend to be mild to cool and grow colder as the month progresses. November temperatures range between 60°F and 36°F, while rainfall amounts average nearly 3.7 inches for the month.
On the day of the race (Nov. 3), the average high is 66°F and the average low is 40°F.
View the race route map for the Jenks Half Marathon
$30 for the half marathon, if registered by September 30, 2012
$35 between October 1 - 31
$40 on November 1 and after
To reserve your spot in the late fall 2012 running of the Jenks Half Marathon or 5K race, register online at EarlySignUp.com.
Official Race Website
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