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OTR 5K

Location:

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street 
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dates & Times:

Friday, May 17:
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Packet Pickup at Central Parkway YMCA
  • 4:00 - 7:00 pm: Packet Pickup at Central Parkway YMCA
  • 4:00 - 10:00 pm: Summer Celebration, including Art on Vine in Washington Park
Saturday, May 18:
  • 7:30 am: Race Day Registration Opens
  • 9:00 am: OTR 5k Run/Walk Starts
  • 10:30 am: OTR Kids' Race Starts
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Summer Celebration, including 513 City Flea, and Live Entertainment

Description:

The 13th Annual OTR 5K – A Summer Celebration is OTR’s two-day kickoff to the start of summer in OTR! Presented by the Central Parkway YMCA, come welcome the return of summer with events in Washington Park such as Art on Vine the evening of Friday, May 17th, and then return for our 13th annual 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 18th at 9 AM with a summer celebration to follow, including 513 City Flea, live music and more! Don’t miss one of OTR’s biggest events of the year.

About the Races:

OTR 5K – Registration includes timing, t-shirt, Taste of Belgium waffle, drink ticket (beer, soda, water) and option for bag drop/drawstring bag drop.

Kids Race* – Race registration includes a “quarter-mile” run for 5 and under, and a “half-mile” run for ages 6-9 years. All participants receive a bib, medal and t-shirt. 

*Children over 9 years of age are invited to participate in the OTR 5K! 

Rookwood Pottery Medals will be awarded to top male and top female in each age category, along with:

  • Top 3 overall male
  • Top 3 overall female
  • First male and female with stroller
  • First male and female walker
  • Age Categories: 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+
To register for the race, visit this page.

Admission:

5k Summer Celebration Run/Walk

  • $30 through 2/28
  • $35 through 5/12
  • $40 through Race Day
  • $120 for Family of 4

Kids Race

  • $5 through 2/28
  • $10 through Race Day