Registration open for the Dayton Dragons 5K

Registration is underway for the 8th annual Dragons 5K. 
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The run, presented by Orthopedic Associates of SW Ohio, will take place on Saturday, July 21, at Fifth Third Field.

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The event has been going on since its launch in 2011, and has become a local tradition as one of the larger races in the Miami Valley region. Participants may choose to run or walk the course. Baby strollers are also permitted. The course will move through downtown Dayton and end back at the ballpark for a post-race party.

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All participants in the race receive four lawn tickets to a future Dragons game, a Dragons 5K T-shirt and Dragons hat, and entry to the post-race party inside Fifth Third Field. The top three male and female finishers will receive a specially engraved baseball bat.

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The top three male and female runners in each age group will be awarded a Dragons Den gift certificate. Also, top finishing groups will receive great group prizes with the grand prize being a luxury suite at a Dragons game.


The race will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday at Fifth Third Field. The post-race party inside Fifth Third Field is open to all participants and their family and friends.


The registration fee is $30. Kids age 17 and under can sign up for $15. You can register online here.


Activities include fruit and water for participants, inflatables, health and wellness booths, and more!

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Want to go?

WHAT: Dragon's 5K Marathon

WHERE: Fifth Third Field, 220 N Patterson Blvd., Dayton

WHEN: Saturday, July 21 at 8 a.m.

INFO: Website

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