Run For the Health of It 5K/10K

Dayton, OH

Join us for the 8th Annual 5K/10K Run for the Health of It! fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Dayton's literacy and wellness community impact programs for children and their families in Montgomery County.
UPDATE 4/6/18 - Both the 5K and 10K will start at 8am! 

Saturday, April 7, 2018

RiverScape Metro Park

Event Schedule
7:30 am: Check-in/Registration
8:00 am: 10K Run/Walk Start - Both the 5K and 10K will start at 8am! Due to flooding, at Island MetroPark, the 10K will be two loops of the 5K. If you are registered for the 10K, don't want to run two loops, and would like to switch to the to the 5K, please inform the registration staff. This change MUST happen prior to the start of the race.
8:15 am: 5K Run/Walk Starts

5K: $25 early registration (ends March 19), $35 registration (March 20-April 7)
10K: $30 early registration (ends March 19), $40 registration (March 20-April 7)

Registration fees are tax-deductible and all proceeds benefit the League's literacy and wellness programs!

 Registration and races start at RiverScape Metro Park Fountain Area – 111 E. Monument Ave Dayton, OH 45402.

Course Information:
 Chip timed by Key Sports. Strollers are welcome.

 Early registration on or before March 19th, 2018 guarantees a t-shirt. Registration on or after March 20 (t-shirts based on availability). Cash or check only for day-of registration.

Book Donations:
 Runners are encouraged to bring new or gently used books to the race to donate. The new member class is organizing a book drive on behalf of Agape Youth Services, a local foster agency, and Shoes 4 the Shoeless, a local non-profit. The League hopes to donate 1,000 books to these agencies by the end of the league year.

About the Junior League of Dayton

The Junior League of Dayton has a proud and rich history of not only supporting our community, but also serving as a catalyst for improving the quality of life for many Miami Valley residents either through the volunteer and educational opportunities that we provide to our members, or through the many community programs that our organization supports. This support is provided either through our members' volunteer hours, or through the League's monetary contributions to other nonprofit groups — an effort made possible by our fundraiser activities.

The Junior League of Dayton is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has a membership of more than 300 women in the Greater Dayton Area and serves the community through promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Ours is a remarkable story of continuous growth and steadfast commitment to a mission of community service.

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When & Where

Apr 7, 2018


8:00 AM

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