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Storm the Fortress 5K

Sat June 8, 2024 Obetz, OH 43207 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

$40 $35 9:00AM EDT Price increases after May 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Kid's Run - recommended for children 10 and under

$10 8:50AM EDT Registration ends June 8, 2024 at 8:50am EDT


Join the Hamilton Township High School cross country program as they co-host a 5K road race with the City of Obetz, the 4th Annual Storm the Fortress 5K. The race will be held at 9:00 am on June 8 at the Fortress Fields in Obetz. There will also be a kids run (recommended for children ages 10 and under) that takes place shortly before the 5K at 8:50 am. All proceeds are for the benefit of Hamilton Township Cross Country athletes. The district is very excited to provide an event that ties in the school with the community. 

We hope to see you on June 8 as we Storm the Fortress!

IMPORTANT: If you are planning to wait to register until race morning, please note that ALL race day registration at the race site will be credit card only!

Additional Race Information


All registrants will receive a unique Storm the Fortress 5K t-shirt (while supplies last) and finisher medal to commemorate this year's event! This year's shirt is pictured below. Register by May 30 to guarantee your shirt size and save $5! The registration cost will increase to $40 on May 31, and shirts and shirt sizes are first come first served for those registering on May 31 or afterwards.


Early Packet Pickup

There is NO early packet pickup for this race. All packet pickup will take place on race morning at the race site, starting at 7:30 am. Participants are encouraged to arrive early on race morning, and all participants MUST be parked by 8:45 am (more details in "Parking" section below).


For race day, there is plenty of parking at Fortress Obetz. To get to Fortress Obetz, enter 4175 Alum Creek Dr, Obetz, OH 43207 into your GPS. This is the Obetz Municipal Office. This will have you enter the complex off of Alum Creek Dr at Recreation Trail, just north of the third traffic light north of Interstate 270. Follow Recreation Trail past the municipal office all the way back to Fortress Obetz. Please note that all participants and spectators must be parked by 8:45 am, as police will shut down all course roadways at that time. Please plan accordingly.

Event Timeline

7:30 am - Race Day Check-In and Registration Begins. Please note that ALL race day registration will be credit card only!
8:45 am - You must be parked, all roads will be closed!
8:50 am - Kids Race
9:00 am - Adult Race
10:00 am - Awards Ceremony


Columbus Running Company gift cards will be presented to the top 3 overall male and female finishers, as well as the top male and female in each of the following age groups:
19 and under

Course Map

Race Contact Info

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