Thunder to Host Third Annual Thunder Run Event
Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 – The Oklahoma City Thunder today opened registration for its third annual Thunder Run powered by OU Medicine, to be held on March 7. The event will be comprised of two races: the one-mile Rumble’s Family Fun Run, which begins at 9 a.m., and the Thunder 5K, which will begin at 9:30 a.m.
“We’re so excited to host the Thunder Run for a third year and provide a fun and active event for our fans,” said Christine Berney, vice president of Community Relations for the Thunder. “This event has proven to be an exciting way to promote health and wellness in our community, which is one of the pillars of our organization.”
Early-bird registration for both events is available through Feb. 21, offering a discounted price of $35 for Rumble’s Family Fun Run and $45 for the Thunder 5K. Early registration includes a commemorative long-sleeve T-shirt, finisher medal, Thunder Run swag bag and one Baseline Reserve ticket to the Oklahoma City Blue vs. Agua Caliente Clippers game on March 28. Participants will have the option to purchase additional tickets and upgrade their ticket. After Feb. 21, registration fees for both events will increase $5 and will include a finisher medal, Thunder Run swag bag and one Baseline Reserve ticket to the Oklahoma City Blue vs. Agua Caliente Clippers game.
“OU Medicine is passionate about aligning our community partnerships with activities that support the health and wellbeing of Oklahomans. We are proud that the Thunder shares this passion. This run supports getting the kids in our communities moving alongside their family, and we couldn’t be more excited about building healthier communities together,” said Jennifer Schultz, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for OU Medicine.
Thunder entertainers including Rumble the Bison, Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers and Storm Chasers will join the event to bring Thunder spirit to the runners and cheer them on.
For more details and to register for the Thunder Run events, visit okcthunder.com/thunderrun