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Possum Creek 5k

Tue August 6, 2019 Dayton, OH 45417 US Directions


5k (ORRRC Members Over Age 18 Only)

7:00PM EDT - 8:00PM EDT
Open to ages 18+.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


4730 Frytown Road
Dayton, OH US 45417


WHEN: Tuesday, August 6.  The race starts at 7:00 p.m.


NEW THIS YEAR = PARKING CHANGE: Possum Creek Metropark Reservable Shelter area. Start at Sycamore Shelter (4730 Frytown Road Dayton, Ohio). Please use Parking lots. NO PARKING ON THE GRASS. Parking is limited, please carpool if possible. Additional parking will be available in the main park at the Pond Parking lot with a 1/2 mile walk to the start/finish line.

REGISTRATION: We recommend you arrive at least one hour before the race to park, register and warm-up prior to the race start.

COURSE: You will be running on various terrain surfaces (dirt, gravel, meadow, grass) with no water crossings. This is a great introduction to trail running with very low elevation gain/loss. Trail shoes are not necessary.

All Current Members Run for Free (bring your membership card)
Non Members
$0 for 14 and under
$2 for 15-19
$9 for 20-59
$5 for 60+
Members, you absolutely MUST present your membership card to be eligible for the member fees! No exceptions! Not an ORRRC Member? Click here to find out how to become a member and learn the benefits of membership.

AWARDS: First Overall Male/Female, First Male/Female Masters (over 40), First Grand Master Male/Female (over 50), First Male/Female Senior (over 60) – Recipients of overall awards are not eligible for age group awards. Age group categories : 9 and under (non-competitive, all finishers are winners), 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & up.

POST RACE COOKOUT: There will be a cookout after the race at the Sycamore Shelter!

RACE DIRECTOR(S): Heidi Heckel and Christine Bathgate

VOLUNTEERS: Meet some new friends and have a great time while making a valuable contribution to the local running community by volunteering at this event. If you would like to help, please contact the race director(s) (below), and we’ll be sure to find a job for you!

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