The Gem City Classic 15K & 5K

Challenge yourself over 15K or 5K and see the sights and sounds that give Dayton its nickname, The Gem City.

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Why run the Gem City Classic?

Set in beautiful downtown Dayton on a route that crosses rivers, passes beautiful metroparks, and highlights so many of the city's greatest features. The course alone warrants participating. That's just the beginning though.

This race also includes beautiful finisher medals, handmade wooden awards, free race photos, fresh local pizza and chocolate chip cookies at the finish, and a live DJ to keep the energy high.

This will be the fall race you don't want to miss!

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