3rd Annual Run for Rita

Event Date

Sat, Jun 28, 2014


Mechanicsburg, OH

About This Activity

The Third Annual Run for Rita at Mechanicsburg's Goshen Park benefits Springfield Regional Cancer Center and Community Mercy Hospice through the Springfield Foundation.

The 5k course is an exciting mix of road and trail running to keep you guessing at every turn!

Stick around for post-race goodies and awards! Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers as well as the top male and female finishers in each age group. Age Groups: 0-12/13-19/20-39/40+

Join us on Staurday, June 28th for a great run supporting an even greater cause!

Event schedule and times

Event Schedule

Packet Pick-up:  8:30 a.m.- 9:25 a.m. Goshen Park's lower level shelter house

5k run/walk: 9:30 a.m. Goshen Park lower level entrance

1-mile walk: 9:35 a.m. Goshen Park lower level entrance

Post-race awards: ~10:15 a.m. lower level shelter house

Course Info

The 5k course follows consists of some paved and unpaved surfaces touring Goshen Park, Mechanicsburg School's facilities and portions of the cross country course.

Arrival and Parking

Plan to arrive for packet pick-up by 9:15 a.m. to ensure a prompt start time.

Plenty of off-road parking is available inside the lower level of Goshen Park.


Awards will given for the 5k run in the folloing categories:

Top 3 overall male/female

Top male/female finisher in the following age groups: 0-12/13-19/20-39/40+


Register online now! Pre-registration is $20 and includes a FREE T-shirt! ($15 for the 1-mile walk)

Online registration closes Friday, June 27th

Race-day registration from 8:30 a.m. until 9:25 a.m. at Goshen Park's lower level shelter house. Race day registration is $25 (cash only, $20 for the 1-mile walk). Shirt sizes will be limited on race day but ALL participants will get a one! Shirts will be mailed at a later date if your size is unavailable.

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