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The 8th annual Camp Fontanelle Halloween Wilderness Race.  A 5 km wilderness race or 1.25 mile walk that is open to all.


Saturday, October 28th, 2017 
10:30 am 1.25 mile walk or 5 k run open to all adults and kids
11:30 am Meal & Awards


Camp Fontanelle (9677 County Road 3, Fontanelle, NE 68044)  The 1.25 mile walk and 5K race start  by new shelter by corn maze parking and end by the new shelter.  Race is run on hills/bluffs of the Elkhorn River both on and off the trails.  Terrain is often steep with 'shortcut' options through the 'wilderness' (no path) available to 5k runners.  Runners can choose to run only groomed trails.  1.25 mile walk is on trails only.


All spectators are invited to eat @$5/person.  Pumpkin patch & corn maze open.  Visit   Family maze is open until 7 pm, Scary maze/movie 7 pm to 10 pm

Entry Fee:

$30 for all runners includes meal and race entry.  If postmarked on or before Tues. October 17, 2017 the entry fee will also include a T-shirt and maze admission.  The entry fee for late registration or race day registration will remain $30, but will not include a T-shirt.  Payment must be received for online registrations by Oct. 17th for T-shirt orders.  Prepay for additional meals $5/meal. Please make check payable to Camp Fontanelle.  Fees are nonrefundable.  Early bird registration price is $25 if you sign up by August 31st. Copy of registration form for mailing can be found at

Return to:

Entries may be sent to: Camp Fontanelle Race c/o Trent Meyer 9677 County Road 3 Fontanelle, NE 68044. Day of the race entries and packet pick-up will begin at the 7:24 Shelter at Camp Fontanelle at 9:30 a.m. Or sign up below.


The top 3 males and top 3 females each age group in 5K run will each receive medals.  A trophy for top male and for top female 5K runner will also be awarded. All kids 14 & under entered in the 1 mile walk will receive a medal.  The awards ceremony will take place during the meal following the race. Age groups for race are:  14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over.


Registration fees

Halloween Wilderness Run Closed

Registration closed
  • 5K

    1. $25.00
      Dec 7 – Aug 31
    2. $30.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 27

Halloween Wilderness Walk Closed

Registration closed
  • 1.25 Mile

    1. $25.00
      Dec 7 – Aug 31
    2. $30.00
      Sep 1 – Oct 27

T-Shirt Pickup

-Thank you to our sponsor: D&T Shirtified.

Camp Fontanelle's mission is "Impacting lives through intentional Christian community".  This event helps to support the summer camp ministry program at Camp Fontanelle where children have visited since 1959.  Resident camps are available for children ages 4-18.  All preschool through 2nd grade children attend with a trusted adult.  To learn more about summer camps visit 

-T-Shirt Pickup At 9:30 AM inside the new 7:24 Shelter by the corn maze parking lot.  -Park in the corn maze parking lot.  -Registration packets will include your racing bibs, corn maze pass, and extra meal tickets as requested.  Keep your racing bib as your meal ticket. 

-Race starts at 10:30 AM.  Please arrive early to get packet and attach racing bib and to stretch if needed.

-Pay attention to signage and trail markings.  Follow orange plastic tape until reach marked trails again if taking 'shortcuts' on 5k race.

-Modern restrooms and showers are available at the 7:24 Shelter.

-A bottle of sports drink or water will be available after the race/walk for participants only please.

-Meal will be served in the 7:24 Shelter at 11:30 pm.  Awards will be announced as soon as results are available (12:00 PM??)  Please sign up for any additional meals in advance so enough food is prepared.  Cost is $5/person.

-Following the meal and awards, join in praise and worship at 'The Rock', the patio on the west side of the 7:24 Shelter.

-Regular maze activities available from 1 PM to 7 PM include pumpkin patch, maze, petting barn, hayrack ride, bounce house, and jumping pillow.  Pumpkins are free will donation.  Purchase tickets at concession stand or ticket booth for laser tag, pony rides, and zip line which are open from 2 PM to 6 PM. 

-Scary maze is open from 7 PM - 10 PM.  Laser tag and zip lines are also open during this time.

-Enjoy a free outdoor movie by the petting barn starting at 6:50 PM.

-Call Trent Meyer @ 402-459-0686 with questions or email

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Event Schedule

  • October 28 10:30 AM CDT - Wilderness 5k Run

  • October 28 10:30 AM CDT - Wilderness 1 Mile Walk

  • October 28 11:30 AM CDT - Spaghetti Meal

  • October 28 1:00 PM CDT - Corn maze and pumpkin patch

  • October 28 2:00 PM CDT - Zip Lines and Laser Tag

  • October 28 6:50 PM CDT - Free Outdoor Movie

  • October 28 7:00 PM CDT - Scary Maze

Contact Information

Event Location

9677 County Road 3, Fontanelle, NE 68044

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