Midnight Special 5K

Sun December 31 - Mon January 1, 2024 Toledo, OH 43615 US Directions


5K Run

$40 11:45PM EST - 1:00AM EST Price increases after December 17, 2023 at 11:58pm EST


4730 W Bancroft Street #8
Toledo, OH US 43615



12/31/23 Seeing double into the New Year

A Northwestern Ohio New Year's Eve Tradition! Run in the New Year with a race that takes "Two Years to Finish!" (unless you run faster than 15:00 Minutes, then it only takes one year!)  A 5K race that starts on New Year's Eve at 11:45 PM.   123123. Counting down to midnight looks a little different this year.

LOCATION: Patron Saints Brewery. The course is out and back along the University Parks Trail. Starting in the back parking lot of Patron Saints, running up to the UP Trail then west towards Wildwood Metropark and back via the same route.  We will not be crossing any roads but please be aware of vehicles in Patron Saint's parking lot.  The course is not lit, please wear lights.  There will be small ground lights for course direction only.

Cost:  5K ~ $40   TRRC Members receive a $5.00 discount (at checkout)                                         $10 Price increase December 18, 2023                                                                                              Awards: Overall Male & Overall Female 
                          First 200 who complete the 5K will receive a finisher's item.

1/4 zip deadline is December 13, 2023. The 1/4 Zips are unisex sizing, small - XXlarge.

This is a stick timed event.  There will be no water stops along the course.  Water and cookies will be provided at the finish.  Feel free to bring your own food and hang out afterwards. Adult beverages will be available for purchase from Patron Saints. ID required.  For those under 21, Patron Saints has homemade rootbeer for purchase.

Early packet pick up and late registration Thursday December 29, 2022 from 5 pm until 7:30 pm  Second Sole, Levis Commons, Perrysburg. Race day packet pickup from 10:30 pm will close at 11:30 pm.  
Online registration only!  Registration closes December 30, 2023 at midnight.

Join us 12 hours later Jan. 1, 2024 - 11:45 am for The Hangover Classic.  Registation opening soon!

Patron Saint's Brewery.  4730 W. Bancroft St. Toledo, Ohio 43615


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