Warm Up Runs

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The YMCA Storybook 5K

June 30, 2018 @ 7AM

YMCA storybook 5K presented by the Public Education Foundation and Emergency Radio Services is a unique race designed with the whole family in mind. The race offers discounts for kids 12 and under, a costume contest and the proceeds will help improve literacy in our community. In conjunction with the Annual Shrinersfest, this downtown race encourages the beginner as well as the seasoned athlete.

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YMCA 5K on the Runway

April 14, 2018 @ 8AM

The YMCA 5K on the Runway and Family Fun Day will be held at Tri-State Aero. The YMCA 5K on the Runway is a great opportunity to participate in a spring race and experience the airport runway while supporting a great cause.  It’s a super fun and unique 5K that explores the runway, airport access roads and more.

All proceeds from this event support YMCA Youth programs in our community. Make a difference in the life of a child by participating in this event.

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YMCA 5K and 10K

August 4, 2018 @ 7AM

The YMCA 5K and 10K will run concurrently with a similar course and the same start and finish. The course starts on Court Street to Riverside Drive. Loops through downtown and finishes on Vine Street. 10K participants do the additional ”out and back” on Veterans Memorial Parkway. As a participant you choose your distance. As a Series participant, you choose the Short Series (5K, 15K and Half) or the Long Series (10K, 15K and Half). NEW THIS YEAR – medals for series competition!

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The YMCA 15K

September 8, 2018 @ 7AM

The race will start on Vine Street between 5th & 6th. Follow Vine to 10th Street and turn right. Take 10th to Sycamore and turn left. Follow Sycamore to Heidelbach and turn left. Take Heidelbach to Garvin Park/Herndon entrance. Loop through Garvin Park and enter the Greenway. Follow the entire Greenway to Ohio Street Exit. Enter Riverside Drive and follow to Waterworks Rd. U-Turn at Waterworks Rd-stay on Riverside Drive. Turn right at Vine. Finish  in front of the Old Court House.

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Entry in the Warm Up Runs:
Entry in the Series:
5K – $20 through July 28
After July 28 – $25
Sign up for three
races and save!
5K, 15K and Half Marathon**
OR 10K, 15K and Half Marathon
$90 through July 28
After July 28 – $110
10K – $20 through July 28
After July 28 – $25
15K – $30 through September 1
After September 1 – $40

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Packet Pick-up for Warm Up Runs will be held the Friday before each event at the Downtown YMCA, 222 NW Sixth, from 10 am to 6 pm.