Holiday in Lights 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk

Sat November 19, 2022 Lebanon, OH 45036 US Directions
Start the Holiday Season off Right!


Adult 5K Run/Walk

5:00PM EST
Open to ages 13+.

Kids 5K Run/Walk

5:00PM EST
Open to ages 12 and under.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Armco Park
1267 N. State Route 741
Lebanon, OH US 45036


Get into the holiday spirit and join us for the 13th annual Holiday in Lights 5K run/walk at Armco Park. Be among the first to see this wonderful display of holiday lights on foot!

ALL 5K pre-registered participants will receive a sleigh full of goodies: Long sleeve t-shirt, Commemorative Holiday in Lights 5K medal, Santa sack filled with discount coupons from local merchants and one free pass to Holiday in Lights.

Questions? Call The Alleen Company at 513-769-0393. Results will be posted at immediately after the race.

Event Information

Saturday, November 19th, 2022.

The race is a USATF sanctioned and certified 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk.
Due to parking space and accommodations on the course, the event will be limited to the first 1,850 participants registered.

Once the event has reached the cap, online registration will be closed.

Proceeds from the run/walk will benefit Warren County Park District.

**Please--due to the nature of the course and the low light levels, no pets permitted in the event.

Race is rain or shine. Runners start at 5 PM and walkers will follow at 5:20 PM. Strollers are welcomed.


The 5K takes place completely inside Armco Park in Warren County.
The route will travel through the lights loop one time.


Parking will be available inside Armco Park. Details will be emailed to participants and posted on the Holiday in Lights Race website in early November.


Awards will be presented to the Top (5) Overall Male and Female Runners.

Awards must be presented on gun time, but chip time results will be available for all finishers.


Commemorative 2022 Holiday in Lights medal

 Long sleeve t-shirt

One free pass to Holiday in Lights

Note--amenities mentioned above may not be available by race day.

Late Registration

Late Registration (only if space available) will be at Packet Pick Up on Thursday at Fleet Feet in Blue Ash and on Saturday at Armco Park.  Please call 513-769-0393 to check on availability.

All amenities mentioned above may not be available on race day.  Race day registration (only if space is available) begins at 3:00 PM in the parking lot by the Warren County Park District Office. Credit cards only.

Please note that due to space constraints, the field of participants is limited to 1,850--please register early!

Packet Pick Up

Thursday, November 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet Store in Blue Ash, 9525 Kenwood Rd #42, Blue Ash, OH 45242, 513-793-8383.

Packet pick up will also be available prior to the race:
Saturday, November 19th, from 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
in the parking lot by the Warren County Park District Office.

Costume Contest

Come dressed in a holiday costume and stop by Fleet Feet's booth for costume judging.
Prizes will be awarded to the top winner in the following categories: Best Adult Male, Best Adult Female, Best Child Female, Best Child Male, Best Group.

Holiday in Lights (drive through lights)

Holiday in Lights produced by The Alleen Company, is an established Cincinnati Holiday tradition for over 31 years. It is an outdoor light display now at Armco Park of Warren County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own vehicle. Built over a mile of beautiful park roadway, the holiday themed displays of fantastic seasonal color adorns the park, depicting everything from Santa Claus and his elves to every animal on the ark. There's no need to bundle up to enjoy Holiday in Lights; simply warm up the car, turn your radio dial to Warm 98, round up your friends, family, or a special date, and head to Armco Park. It's that easy. Holiday in Lights is open from Friday, November 18th to Friday, December 30th. Admission is $20 per vehicle ($60 for buses and passenger vans)Operating hours are as follows:

Friday, November 18 from 5:30pm-10pm
Saturday, November 19 (after the 5K -10pm)
Sunday, November 20 from 6pm-9pm

Closed Monday, November 21-Thursday, November 24th

Starting on Friday, November 25th, we are open on Friday and Saturday from 5:30pm-10pm
Starting on Sunday, November 27th, we are open Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm

Open every evening during the weeks of December 19th and December 26th:
Sunday - Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Friday - Saturday 5:30pm-10:00pm

IMPORTANT POST 5K INFO: We will have a similar post race layout as in 2021 with smaller non-heated tents. This year we will be providing granola bars, cookies, fruit, bottled water, hot chocolate and coffee. Jake Sweeney’s Shamrocker will be there to join in the fun!

TIME: Runners and walkers begin at 5 pm, Walkers, please start behind the runners. 1 Mile Walkers begin at 5:20pm at our light show entrance

WHERE: Armco Park in Warren County

PARKING: All parking will be inside Armco Park. Please refer to the map below for specific parking areas. If 5K participants need to leave immediately after they finish, please park in the Early Exit Parking area. If the 1-Mile Walk participants don’t wish to attend the post race party, you can park in the 1 Mile Walk Parking area since you will be exiting the light show near that parking area. We suggest getting to the park early!

WHAT TO WEAR: Holiday Costume, Christmas gear, or your 5K shirt! The costume contest is judged at 4:30 pm with prizes in the following categories: Best Adult Female, Best Child Female, Best Adult Male, Best Child Male, Best Group

AWARDS: Awards will be presented to the Top 5 Overall Male and Top 5 Female Participants as well as the costume contest winners

BENEFICIARIES: Reach Out Lakota, Operation Give Back and The Warren County Park District


  • ·        Race is rain or shine
  • ·        No Pets Allowed
  • ·        Strollers are welcomed behind the runners
  • ·        If you have questions at the event, look for volunteers in the bright colored vests

For more information please call 513-769-0393 or visit our website at

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