OHIO STATE PARKS & WATERCRAFT, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, United States

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Activities: Running race, 5K (3.1 Miles)

Join us for the Ohio State Parks Hybrid Challenge! Run a 5K in five state parks of your choice between April 1 and April 30. This event is an annual month-long challenge to complete five 5K trail runs in five Ohio State Parks. You’ll discover new trails, see new places, find motivation, and compete with and meet a fun community of Ohio runners!  All participants will receive a custom Ohio State Parks Challenge running shirt ($30 retail value), finishers medal, 20% discount on an in-person event and entry into multiple prize drawings. 

The process is easy:

  • ​Register for the event
  • Join the Wolf Pack Membership
  • Join our Strava group (this just takes a few clicks)
  • Plan your routes (or use our suggested routes)
  • Wait until 12:01am on April 1st
  • Run five 5K trail runs in five Ohio State Parks of your choice before 11:59pm on April 30
  • Post your Strava file (screenshot works) and a fun photo (for each 5K) on the membership site
  • Follow the leader board and watch the membership site for updates, discounts, prizes and fun announcements!

A code will be provided in your confirmation email to order your race shirt online. Shirts can take up to two weeks to be delivered (SHIPPING NOT INCLUDED).

Happy running!

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 5K

    Activity Starts: 4/1/2022 00:01 - Activity Ends: 4/30/2022 23:59
    Registration opens : 7/1/2021 00:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 7/1/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 1/1/2022 00:00
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32
    • Registration opens : 1/1/2022 00:01
      Registration closes : 4/30/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61

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