The Candy Race 5k Cincinnati

Fri July 31 - Sat August 15 Cincinnati, OH 45202 US RaceJoy Ready
We are looking forward to seeing you!
Cincinnati, OH US 45202

Unfortunately at this time, the Candy Race 5k will have to be conducted as a virtual event.  Information about the virtual aspect of the event and the packet pickup opportunities will be forthcoming this week.

Join us for another year of the sweetest, most deliciously fun 5k around. Whether you are a first time participant or you have joined us before, you'll love the fun environment welcoming you into beautiful downtown Cincinnati! When you finish, don't be bashful to raise your arms and celebrate your accomplishment and collect a beautiful medal (oh and candy)! Make sure you smile for our photographer so you and your friends/family can enjoy your beautiful (and free) race photo for years to come!

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:  

  • Friday July 31
  • International Friendship Park
  • 1135 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati
  • 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Race Day Packet Pickup:  

  • Saturday August 1
  • International Friendship Park
  • 1135 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati
  • 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Packet Pickup - General Layout

Here is a general layout of how you will pickup your items on Friday and Saturday.  The idea is that you will drive in one side of the park, drive up to our tent and we'll give you, your items through your car window.  No getting out of you car, it's in and out.

Please the setup is subject to change.


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 Candy Race 5k Cincinnati.

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.
View RaceJoy How-To
Race Contact Info

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