Join us for the Gem City Classic 15K, family fun 5K, and Kids 1K Fun Run at Tech Town in Downtown Dayton!
This will be the final race in the Miami Valley Race Series, which includes the Crossroads 5K and the Historic Germantown 8K! The race takes place in Beautiful Downtown Dayton where it makes a fast and very flat loop, while passing areas such as Deeds Point Metropark, Island Metropark, Dragons Stadium and many other beautiful landmarks.
How to enter the The Gem City Classic 15K, 5K and 1K Kids Fun Run
- Run 15km
- Run 5km
- Run 1km
The Gem City Classic 15K, 5K and 1K Kids Fun Run routes
This a flat and fast course that begins and ends at Tech Town in Downtown Dayton. The course makes a short loop past the 2nd Street Market before taking the Great Miami River Trail to Stewart St. It crosses the Stewart St Bridge and rejoins the Great Miami River Trail on the north side of the river where runners will run along the flat and fast section by the river until popping out on Riverside Drive at the Korean War Memorial. From there runners make there way past Island MetroPark before returning to downtown via the Webster St Bridge, making their way past 2nd Street Market one more time and finishing at Tech Town.
This a flat and fast course that begins and ends at Tech Town in Downtown Dayton. Beginning on Taylor St, runners head down to the 2nd St Market before heading onto Webster St where they will cross the Bridge and head through Deeds Point MetroPark before making a U-turn on Bend Blvd and returning the same way. This course is a fast and flat out-and-back with scenic views of the Mad and Miami Rivers as well as Downtown Dayton.
Kids Fun Run:
The Kids Run starts and finishes at Tech Town, making a short 1K loop that runs by the 2nd Street Market. The course will be closed to vehicular traffic at all times.
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