John Barr 5K

Sun July 4, 2021 Bexley, OH 43209 US Directions RaceJoy Ready

5K Run/Walk

8:00AM EDT

The John Barr 5K, presented by Bexley Automotive, is back and IN PERSON! Join us in Bexley on the morning of July 4 to get your Independence Day off and running!


The first 300 participants who sign up for the John Barr 5K will receive a t-shirt and race bag. 

Race Contact Info

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

Additional Event Information

Early Packet Pickup

Save time in line on race morning and stop by Jeffrey Mansion (165 N Parkview Ave) on Wednesday, June 30 (930a-6p), Thursday, July 1 (930a-6p), or Friday, July 2 (930a-12p) to get your race gear. Race day packet pickup will also be available inside Jeffrey Mansion starting at 630a.


There are options on Clifton (West of Parkview), 2100 Clifton Ave (Bexley Pool), and the Jeffrey Park Tennis Court lot off of Clifton Ave.

Race Day Timeline

  • 630a - Race day packet pickup begins
  • 800a - The John Barr 5K is underway!
  • After you finish - check by the awards table to see if you won!


There are plenty of awards to go around at the John Barr 5K! Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female finisher, as well as the top 3 male/female finishers in each of the following age categories: 12 & under, 13-14, 15-18,19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65 & over. Stop by the awards table after you finish to see if you are taking home an award!

Route Map


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the John Barr 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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