Sure there are plenty of 5k races in the area, but the upcoming 5k for Kelli is particularly close to my heart, as well as many other people in the Dayton area. Kelli James, a beloved wife, mother and sister, passed away in 2006 at the age of 40 to that cruel beast known as breast cancer. Kelli's two ambitious sisters, Elesha Snyder and Mandi Moore, set to work. They wanted to honor their sister and help others going through this horrific situation. Elesha explains the motivation for this race: "She was a very healthy person who never smoked or drank, and enjoyed outdoor activities. She was … [Read more...]
Here is a great opportunity to get active and outdoors and support a worthy cause! The third annual Rocky’s Run for Freedom 5K will begin and end at Library Park off Central Avenue and Fifth Street.
Just for signing up, participants will receive: • Subway Dragons 5k shirt • Dragons souvenir • Two lawn tickets to a Dragons game • One voucher good for a Fresh Fit sub from Subway and one voucher good for a buy one get one free deal from Subway • Access for themselves and their supporters to the post-race party that will include FREE food and lots of activities for adults and kids alike
Free One Mile Fun Walk starts at 6pm. 5k Run starts at 6:30pm. This is an accurate 5K flat course along the scenic Great Miami River Recreation Trail. Awards presented to the top three places in each 5k Run age division, and top three overall in each category.
Join the physicians and staff of Dayton Gastroenterology for the Eighth Annual “No Buts About It 5K Run/Walk and Wellness Fair for Colon Cancer Awareness” on Saturday, March 21, 2015. This fun family-friendly Run/Walk begins and ends at The Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek, 2727 Fairfield Commons. The event has exceeded 1,000 participants in the past and this year will be bigger and better than ever!
The Runners Plus Pub Run Series is a free, casual group run that meets at a local Dayton brewery or pub once a month. We run for about five miles, though you can do more or less if you'd like, and then we try the local brewery's fare.
“I am delighted to be named Honorary Chair of AIDS Walk Ohio and look forward to joining the fight against HIV/AIDS in Ohio,” said Mr. Allen. “We need to continue to strive to ensure that people with HIV have access to treatment and services so they can live long, healthy lives. We also need to remain vigilant in working to prevent new HIV infections here in Ohio and across the U.S.”
This movement celebrates the energy, passion, & power women have to band together & wipe out heart disease.
A four-mile course starting and finishing from the University of Dayton’s River Campus. The course provides great views of historic Dayton landmarks.
End 2014 on the right note! Bring your family and friends to run or walk the inaugural Rockin’ New Year’s Eve 5k. Proceeds benefit the Centerville Girls Cross Country Team and the Centerville Performing Arts Center. There will be music on the course. The race will start with confetti cannons.