WHEN: Tuesday, August 2 at 7 p.m.

PARKING : 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.

PRE-REGISTRATION: If available, can be found HERE

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 a very low elevation gain/loss. Trail shoes are not necessary. 5k Course Map

Kid’s Fun Run: Ages 0-14 years old can run this free Kid’s trail race!

The Course terrain is prairie grass and gravel path. Race is open to the public and kids do not need a membership to run the race. All children get an award.

1/2 Mile Course Map 

0.35 Mile Course Map, Shorter Option


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 membership fees! No exceptions! Not an ORRRC Member? Click here to find out how to become a member and learn the benefits of membership.


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!