Daytonians it’s not too late to squeeze some activity into 2015! It is time for the New Year’s Eve 5K events, and this year there are two very special races. Take a break from the parties and do something that will actually benefit your health! You will be finished in time to watch that famous ball drop and you can rock your new race shirt as well, major props!
The ever popular New Year’s Resolution Run in Beavercreek will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at Beavercreek High School. The cost for this event ranges from $10 – $28. Race day registration is available from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. This 5K run/walk and Kids’ Fun Run is a family friendly event where everyone from experienced runners to beginners join together to end the year on the right foot! All proceeds benefit the Beavercreek High School Cross Country team. This is the 29th Resolution Run, and it only happens once a year, definitely a do not miss experience!
The Kettering Recreation Complex will also host The New Year’s Eve Dash & Bash on Thursday, December 31, 2015. This extravaganza begins at 5:00 p.m. and lasts until 9:00 p.m. The cost for the event is $5 per participant or $15 per family and includes snacks, skate rental is an additional $2. Enjoy swimming, ice skating, open gym, and inflatables for children all in a family-friendly atmosphere. DASH, walk or roll in a 5K or 1 mile race followed by a BASH to ring in the New Year! Race entry includes t-shirt, refreshments, and a free ticket to the family after party for you and one guest. You do not have to participate in the Dash to be able to enjoy the photo booth, skating, swimming, open gym, bounce house, games and music. This is one unique and incredibly fun way to celebrate the New Year with the whole family!
Two very different events to ring in 2016 with friends and family while doing something active and healthy! The Resolution Run in Beavercreek or The Dash & Bash in Kettering, either way you will be starting the New Year off right. Let’s get out and get moving Dayton, it’s not too late!
New Year Musing: “You’re never too old, never too bad, never too late, and never too sick to start from the scratch once again.” ~ Bikram Choudhury