Essential 5K

Wed April 29 - Sun May 31 Columbia, MO 65202 US



It’s time to get moving again! We mean this literally. We hope to be to hosting runs and events very soon. In the meantime, to help combat the situation we are all in, Ultramax Sports has launched The Essential 5k. This virtual run giving you the option of conquering an established course or you can create one of your own. The concept is simple.  You sign up for only $20, and we mail you the amazing “I Am Essential” t-shirt and bib number. If you want to be a part of the results, you simply send in your results whether it is your watch time or a gpx-gps. Please, consider participating in The Essential 5K and sharing it with someone you love or even on your social media page.  Everyone needs some hope and encouragement right now.

Thank you for supporting small business!

Please note shipping for shirts will begin on May 20th, 2020.

Shirt Design

All participants will receive a cool soft cotton Tshirt with the “I Am Essential” design!

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Course Maps

We're glad you're on board! You can download PDF maps from this page (below), or you can also download the .gpx files for your fitness device below. Of course, if you don't want to do either of those, feel free to create your own route, as long as it's the 5K distance!

Columbia .gpx Course Map

Springfield .gpx Course Map

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.



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