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Hot Air Balloon Dash

Sat July 14, 2018 Rossford, OH 43460 US Directions


4 Mile Run

8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

1.5 Mile Walk

8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT


27250 Crossroads Pkwy
Rossford, OH US 43460


Held in conjunction with the Glass City Balloon Festival, this 4 mile run and 1.5 mile walk will be your new summer favorite. Thanks to the generous sponsors, we're able to offer a memorable run and fun-filled day at Cross Roads in Rossford.

The 3rd Annual Glass City Balloon Race returns to Northwest Ohio, July 13-15, 2018 in Rossford. The Glass City Balloon Race is the premier hot air balloon event in the area. It's a free-to-attend community event, so bring the whole family to enjoy the festivities.

There will be five balloon flights and two evening GLOWs over the course of the weekend, along with many family-friendly activities, shopping and dining in Rossford, Ohio. The Hot Air Balloon Dash (4-Miler and 1.5 Mile Walk) will be held on Saturday morning. Be sure to mark your calendars.

Race Contact Info

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Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup:

Dave's Running Shop, Perrysburg
Friday, July 13th
4:30pm to 7:30pm

Race Day Packet Pickup

Reset Bar, Perrysburg

Saturday, July 14th
7:30am to 8:30am

Post Race Party and More

Join us for the after-party at RESET. Stay outside, or head in to play the many classic arcade games offered. Then head over to the Glass City Balloon Race festival for a whole day of activities.

  • Live DJ Playing at RESET (at the outside bar)
  • Beer or pop for All Participants
  • Pizza Buffet Bar
  • Commemorative Shirt
  • Custom Finisher Medal

Finisher Medals and Awards

All finishers will receive a custom hot-air balloon themed finisher medal. Awards will be given to the top 3 in each of the following age groups:

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70+


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