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Saturday November 1, 2014
Glacier Ridge Metro Park (9801 Hyland-Croy Rd., Plain City, OH 43064)
Registration: 8:00 a.m.   Race: 9:00 a.m.
Helpful Race Day Details
This event will honor the many Heroes of our community. Our Heroes are the men and women who have or are currently serving in the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMTs, Public Servants, Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Farmers, Volunteers,…. and the list goes on. If you make a difference in someone’s life or our community, you are one of our Heroes.

Who will you Honor? Take a moment and reflect on the Heroes in your life and enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife as you run or walk, on paved paths, through Glacier Ridge Metro Park and Jerome Village.

100% of your registration fee benefits the United Way of Union County.

Registration and race management by Speedy Sneakers
Part of the Union County Grand Prix Series

Route Maps for the Race: 8-Week Series ENews for the Event: Chip Timing:
This event will be chip timed using IPICO Sports Tags

Packet Pick-up:
Columbus Running Company, 6465 Perimeter Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43016
614-764-0855 on Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31

Awards & Medals:
  • All Finishers will be greeted at the finish line with a one-of-a-kind Medal
  • Quarter Marathon: Male and Female- Top 3 Overall
  • 5K: Male and Female- Top 3 Overall
Race Info:
  • The Quarter Marathon Course will be Open for 2 Hours, Race Start @ 9:00
  • The 5K Course will be Open for 1 Hour, Race Start @ 9:00
  • 2 Aid/Water Stations for the Quarter and 1 Aid/Water Station for the 5K
  • Post-Race Food and Beverages to Refuel and Warm you up
Inclement Weather Policy
  • Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder & lightning, high winds, snow & ice and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on this website so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations.
  • The Race Director and United Way Staff will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race.
  • Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 15 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15 minute increments.
  • Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race due to inclement weather. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so by the race personnel, United Way staff, fire or police officers.
Presenting Sponsor:
Quarter Marathon Course Sponsor:
5K Course Sponsor:
Post-Race Recovery Pavilion:
Hydration/Aid Station:
T-shirt Sponsors:
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United Way of Union County, Inc. 232 N. Main St., Suite UW, P.O. Box 145, Marysville, Ohio 43040-0145
Phone 937.644.8381 Fax: 937.303.4168 Toll-free 1.877.644.8381
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