Empowering Youth Race

The West Antelope Valley Education Foundation and the High Desert Runners would like to invite you to the 11th annual Nutty Runners WAVE race, fun run and walk.

This year the Nutty Runners 5k and the AV Fair Wave Race will be combined into one event – The Empowering Youth Race. IT WILL BE HELD AT THE TRACK AT JOE WALKER MIDDLE SCHOOL. This will be a fun, and fast event. The race distance will be 2 miles so bring your fast shoes and be ready for a new Personal Record!!

–  This is an event for everybody. Come out and have some fun….. you may even bring your four footed furry friends.

Come join us and help support WAVE, an organization which provides funds for extra-curricular activities for the children in the Westside Union School District.

May 2, 2020 at Joe Walker Middle School


Unavailable to run/walk on May 2?  You can still participate! You can still show your support to WAVE! You can still earn your High Desert Runners’ Gran Prix Bonus Points! Participate in our virtual race!

  • Register as a virtual runner – Save $5 from “real” runner prices.
  • Complete your 2 mile (or longer) run and submit your results to rundalel@gmail.com.
  • The virtual run may be completed anytime before Sunday May 10.
  • You will receive a race t-shirt (till supplies run out), your race medal(s) and any additional SWAG passed out at the race!
  • HDR members will receive 5 Gran Prix Points for the race.
  • Virtual Runners may pick up their shirts/medals and SWAG at the pre race registration – Vince’s Pizza, Friday May 1, 4-7 pm.

Thanks to our sponsors – click the logos to the right.

Thanks to the following for providing some awesome awards and prizes: Runners Lane, Cali Cafe, Jamba Juice, Coldstone Creamery, George’s Cleaners, Hi Tech Auto, Vons, Trader Joes, and BJs Restaurant.

Thanks also to Vince’s Pasta and Pizza for sponsoring our pre race check in and pasta feed.

Schedule and Fees

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS   Registration Fees
 4-7 pm FRIDAY MAY 3 – Pre race check-in and Pizza/Pasta dinner at Vince’s Pizza on Ave L @ 30th West  5K or 10K preregistration:$30 for adults
• 6:00 – 7:45 am SATURDAY MAY 4 – Race Day Registration & Check-In Nutty Double Registration: $40 for adults
• 7:00 – 10K race! $5 discount for adult High Desert Runners Members or Westside Employees
• 8:00 = 5K race! $20 for youth, $25 for the double
• 9:00 – Kid’s Half-Mile race! $10 for children’s half mile race
•  Awards – 5 year age divisions – 1st through 3rd engraving for medals
PLUS: Overall, Youth, Masters and Seniors Male/Female Bobble head trophies to be awarded!
add $5 for Registration at the race
  • Raffle to be held during the race! Visit the raffle table after your race to see what you won!