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

Sat November 13 - Tue November 30, 2021 Dayton, OH 45431 US Directions
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Dayton's premiere road race!

The Gem City Classic 15K presented by New Balance Dayton

$60 11/13 9:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST Price increases after November 12, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
All the quality, just a bit shorter!

The Gem City Classic 5K presented by New Balance Dayton

$40 11/13 9:15AM EST - 12:00PM EST Price increases after November 12, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Short and safe for the kids!

Gem City Classic Kids' 1K Fun Run presented by Dayton Children's Hospital

$10 11/13 8:30AM EST - 12:00PM EST Registration ends November 13, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
All the gear shipped to your door!

The Gem City Classic 15K - Virtual Entry

$60 Price increases after November 12, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
A shorter virtual option, gear mailed right to you!

The Gem City Classic 5K - Virtual Entry

$40 Price increases after November 12, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Place
Eastwood Metropark
1385 Harshman Rd
Dayton, OH US 45431
Description

The Gem City Classic 15K and 5K will be the final race in the Miami Valley Race Series, which includes the Crossroads 5K on June 26th, the Historic Germantown 8K on August 7th, and the Brook Mills 10K on August 21st! The race takes place at the beautiful and spacious Eastwood Metropark where it makes a fast and very flat out and back to Island Metropark, passing through Deeds Point Metropark and following the path of two of Dayton's rivers along the way. Your entry includes,

  • 15K - Official tech long sleeve shirt and GCC beanie!
  • 5K - Official tech long sleeve shirt
  • Custom finisher medals with sublimated ribbons for both the 5K and 15K (complete the entire series to earn a custom medal rack to display your four medals!)
  • Handmade in the USA wooden awards for overall, masters, and age group awards (15K only, there are NO 5K overall or age group awards)
  • Certified and fast course
  • Chip Timing
  • Custom Race Bibs
  • Great selection of post-race food
  • Live DJ
  • A portion of race proceeds supports Family of Addicts
There is also a 1K Kids' Run presented by Dayton Children's Hospital (event is untimed). All registered children will receive,
  • Customer finisher medal
  • Custom race bibs
  • Post-race food
Awards for the following divisions in the 15K only,
  • Top Three Overall Male & Female (Cash)
    • 1st - $200
    • 2nd - $150
    • 3rd - $100
  • Top Three Master’s Male & Female (New Balance Gift Cards)
    • 1st - $100
    • 2nd - $75
    • 3rd - $50
  • Age Group Divisions: 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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