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Dayton, Ohio– The annual Dragons 5K presented by Orthopedic Associates is taking place this Saturday, July 16 at 8AM at Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District.
Early race bag and bib pickup for participants will take place on Friday, July 15 from 8AM to 6PM at Day Air Ballpark located in front of the Dragons Box Office. Anyone not able to make early race bag pickup can pick up their bag and race bib before the race beginning at 7AM on Saturday, July 16.
Fans can still sign up online at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Dayton/Dragons5KOH or Friday during pre-race bag pickup. You can also sign up on the day of the race starting at 7AM.
All race participants (including virtual) will receive four (4) tickets to a Dragons game, Dragons 5K shirt, Dragons hat, and finisher’s medal. The registration fee for adults is $35 and $20 for youth 17 and under. For the virtual race option, there is an additional charge of $10 for swag bag shipping or they can pick-up the week following the 5K at the Dragons Box Office.
The race will begin at 8AM and 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.
Following the race, Heater, Gem, and the Green Team will be joined by representatives from Orthopedic Associates, WDTN, Air Force Marathon, Orangetheory Fitness and more! Fun activities including face painting, inflatables, and a Dragons 5K photobooth will also be set up on the plaza after the race. Fruit and water will be distributed to participants just outside the main gate.
Once race results are finalized, winners will be posted on the Dragons 5K race page and will be contacted via email with information on how to claim their prizes. The top three male and female overall finishers will receive a specially engraved baseball bat and be honored during a special inning break at a Dragons game. Awards will also be given out to the top 3 overall males and females in each age group and top 3 finishing groups. Top groups will receive great group prizes and the grand prize is a luxury suite to a Dragons game in 2023!
The 2022 Dragons 5K is being presented by Orthopedic Associates. As the regional leader in comprehensive orthopedic care, Orthopedic Associate’s passion is helping Dayton’s families get back to doing what they love. Orthopedic Associates is proud to be the trusted orthopedic provider serving your Dayton Dragons for more than a decade. Learn more at www.BonesFixed.com_._