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South Avondale Elementary School, 638 Prospect Place near the in Reading Road and Forest Avenue intersection, 45229
New Course for 2018. 5K Run/Walk course begins and ends on Rockdale Ave. cul-de-sac in front of the old Fire Co. 32, Ladder Co. 12 Fire Station. Details to come.
Run: men & women 9 and under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60- 69; 70 & up.
Walk: men & women 19 and under, 20-29; 30- 39; 40-49; 50- 59; 60 & up.
Join an existing team or start your own and compete for several team awards. There is no additional cost to be on a team.
Special awards will be given to the top male and female finishers. The top finisher in each division, fastest team average and the largest team will also receive special awards. Average team time is based on fastest four on the team (four person minimum).
After the race:
Food, refreshments and live entertainment will be available for all participants in beautiful Fleishmann Gardens Park after the race. We will have announcements of the top male and female, run and walk finishers, fastest team average, largest team and divisional winners.
This year's race will be accurately "chip timed" using MyLaps Bib Tag technology. No need to return chips this year!
Chip-Timed 5K Run/Walk option: $10
Untimed 5K Run/Walk option: FREE
Sleep-in Option (includes Race T-shirt): $10
Tech Shirts are optional and available for only $10 while supplies last
For those who cannot make it but would like to support the event: $10 includes a shirt.
Register online through Friday, October 5, 2018
Register my mail by postmarking your registration by Monday, October1, 2018.
Early packet pick up/Late registration:
Pre-registration packet pickup and late registration will take place at Gabriel's Place on Friday 10/05/2018 from 3pm-6pm. Gabriel's Place is located at 3614 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45229.
Race day registration/Packet pick up:
Race day registration and packet pickup is from 7:00 am - 8:15 am at the venue. (South Avondale Elementary School, 638 Prospect Place, Cincinnati, OH 45229)
Participant parking is available in the Avondale Town Center parking lot and at South Avondale School parking lot off Prospect Place.
Participant parking in many of the parking lots in the surrounding area of the South Avondale Elementary School.
The Avondale Running Club (ARC), founded in 1982 is one of the oldest African-American running groups in the country. ARC is a proud member of the Avondale Community Council, the National Black Marathoners Association and the 2013 recipient of the Rev. Clarence Wallace Community Partners Award for dedicated service in health and wellness in Avondale.
This year's race will be accurately professionally and accurately "chip-timed" by Running Time Race Timing using MyLaps disposable Bib Tag technology.The chip will be on the bib number. No need to turn in pull tags or return the timing chip.
If you prefer to register by mail, print the attached PDF registration form, fill it out, and mail it with payment by the deadline.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?