Yellow Springs 5 Miler

Sat April 22, 2023 Yellow Springs, OH 45387 US Directions
Race Day Information
  • What is the address of the race venue?
    • John Bryan Community Center - 100 Dayton St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Are there bathrooms onsite?
    • Yes, plenty! The John Bryan Community Center has bathrooms and there is a bathroom stop on the trail 150 meters from the start. We always encourage participants/spectators to use the bathroom before they arrive but there are plenty of options onsite!
  • Is there gear check?
    • No, we do not offer gear check. Parking is widely available right near the start/finish however so you can quickly access your vehicle. Please keep your vehicle locked at all times as a precaution.
  • What's the course like?
    • This race begins on Corry Street right beside Glen Helen. The race heads north before immediately making a turn to head south on highway 68 through downtown Yellow Springs. From there the course cuts through Antioch down towards the covered bridge over the Little Miami Scenic Trail. Runners run through the covered bridge, run past the horse stables, and then return up Corry Street finishing where the race began. This course is quite fast, if you come to the start line in top form, you can definitely beat your personal bests on this course!
  • Is there a course map?
    • Yes, please click "Course Map" under the race info tab to view an up to date course map.
  • Is there water on the course?
    • Yes, there is one water station in the 3rd mile. Make sure to thank the volunteers for spending their Saturday morning helping with the event!
  • Are there time limits?
    • Yes, due to the need to reopen the roads as required by our permit there is a one hour and forty minute cutoff.
  • Are strollers allowed?
    • Yes, we simply ask you stay to the outside and at the start please stage further back. Please be respectful of others on the course.
  • Are dogs allowed?
    • No, our events are insured through the Road Runners Club of America and our insurance policy specifically does not cover dogs and does not allow for them at our events.
  • Is there medical support?
    • Yes, we have an AED onsite and Dayton Children's Hospital always has a staff member onsite to support the event. Additionally ARP staff is AED/CPR certified.
  • Is this event chip timed?
    • The Yellow Springs 5 Miler has partnered with Speedy Feet, the leading event timer in southwest Ohio to provide chip timing. Runners will have a disposable timing chip on the backside of their bib and will not have to do anything in order to get 100% accurate results!
  • Are there awards?
    • Yes, we do handmade in the USA awards for the top 3 overall male and female, top 3 overall male and female masters runners, and top 3 in standard 5 year age groups.
  • Are there cash prizes?
    • Yes, they are as follows;
    • Top Three Overall Male & Female (Cash prizes)
      • 1st - $125
      • 2nd - $100
      • 3rd - $75
    •  Top Three Master's Male and Female will receive New Balance Dayton Gift Cards
      • 1st - $75
      • 2nd - $50
      • 3rd - $25
  • What are the course records?
    • As this is the inaugural event, we will not have course records until we have winners!

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