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Trails and Tails Virtual 5k

Race: Trails and Tails Virtual 5k
Sun June 16 - Sun June 30, 2024
RaceJoy Ready


5k Run/Walk Virtual Challenge

$30 Registration ends June 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


This is a virtual event that can be completed at a location of your choice


The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society is excited to announce the 2024 Trails and Tails Virtual 5k run/walk event.  The 5k virtual event will allow alumni to stay connected to fellow alumni and friends around the world by providing an active, inclusive event and a sense of community. As a participant, you will be able to share/post a picture of yourself and/or a picture of your favorite spot to visit. All proceeds will go towards the College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Scholarship Fund.

After you register, you will have a two week duration from June 16 – 30 to complete your 5k.  You can run it, walk it or jog it!  When completed, you can submit your time through the RaceJoy app or if you don't have your phone, simply enter your time through this website.  Don't forget to get a selfie of yourself, your group and the location where you are running or walking.  We want to see some great photos.  You can upload your pics through this website, just go to the photos tab in the menu.

Your Race Packet Includes (shipping is included in your registration fee)

  • Official Event Shirt
  • Race Medal
  • Race bib

Please Note:  Register by June 1 to get your registration packet by June 16. After June 1, we cannot guarantee you will receive your registration packet before June 16.

Enter To Win A Prize

Make sure to download the RaceJoy App.  All participants who log their time through RaceJoy will be put in a raffle to win CVM promo basket.


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 Trails and Tails Virtual 5k.

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

Manual Results Entry

How to submit your times for results

Manual Method

Run/walk your 5k (3.1 mile) distance.
Record your run/walk time on a piece of paper
Come back to this race page
Make sure you are logged into
Locate the "Results" tab at the top of the menu
Click "Submit Virtual Results" button
Locate your participant information.  Once found, click the "submit virtual results" button

Race Contact Info

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