The Gem City Classic 15K and 5K Presented by New Balance Dayton

Sat October 10, 2020 Dayton, OH US 45402 Directions
Registration
  • How do I register for the Gem City Classic?
    • Simply click register on any page and follow the prompts. Participants can also signup on race morning beginning at 0730.
  • What's included in my registration?
    • Official Long Sleeve Shirt for 5K participants or light-weight hoodie for 15K participants.
      Gorgeous Made in the USA Finisher Medal
      USATF certified and fast race course
      Chip timing
      Excellent selection of post-race food
      Handmade in the USA wooden awards for Overall, Masters, and Age Group winners three deep.
      Portion of race entry supports Families of Addicts
  • What is the Miami Valley Race Series?
    • Advanced Running Project produces four races that are organizes as a series. They are in order;
      • Crossroads 5K - July 11th in Vandalia, Ohio
      • Historic Germantown 8K - August 1st in Germantown, Ohio
      • Brook Mills 10K - August 22nd in Bellbrook, Ohio
      • Gem City Classic 15K & 5K - October 10th in Dayton, Ohio
    • Participants who complete all four events earn a special award that connects all four of their finisher medals.
  • Are there age restrictions for the events?
    • We generally encourage children 12 or older to participate in the 5K or 15K. There is no minimum on the 5K however we do ask that parents use good judgement before signing a young child up to do 5K. Participants must be at least 12 to participate in the 15K.
  • Can I register on race day?
    • We allow race day signup beginning at 0730. However race day signup is not guaranteed if the event sells out in advance. If the event does sell out we will post that online beforehand.
  • What is your policy on refunds? Deferrals? Bib swaps?
    • Please see our FAQ section entitled Refunds, Deferrals, Bib Swaps.
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