Scott McDowell River Run

Event Date

Sat, Aug 17, 2019


New Richmond, OH

About This Activity

23rd Scott McDowell Memorial 5K River Run and Walk

Saturday, August 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.

New Richmond, OH

Come to New Richmond and run or walk this flat, fast course along the Ohio River. 

The whole community helps make this event fun and memorable. Local businesses donate items for door prizes; Rivertown IGA contributes water and items for breakfast. The New Richmond Police, Fire and EMS Departments and the Village Street Department helps with barricades to control traffic and man water stops. Volunteers from all over the county help monitor the course.


Your participation supports the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cincinnati/Clermont County.


Runners and walkers of all ages enjoy the scenic view of the Ohio River as the course takes them down historic Front Street and past many of our local businesses.. The out-and-back race course is "flat and fast".


Market Street School Building, 212 Market Street, New Richmond, OH 45157

Run Divisions:

10/under, 11-14, 15-19,20-29,30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 70/over.

Walk Divisions:

29 and under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70/over

Chip Timing:

This year's race will be timed with Ipico shoe tags (chips). All Times will be read electronically. You do not have to have a tag to participate but you must have a tag to receive a time. To receive a time, you must attach shoe tag to your shoe. Click here to see how to properly attach your timing chip. No tag, no time! Shoe tags will be distributed on race-day only. Tags are re-usable and will be collected at the finish line. If you are given a tag, you agree to return it. More information about chip timing.


T-shirts are available for $10 additional.


Special awards to overall male and female Runners and Walkers. Awards to top 2 in each runner and walker age division.

Awards Ceremony:

Immediately following the Race in the Gym.

After the Race:

Continental breakfast, Split the pot, and awards ceremony.

Email Address:

All pre-registered entries that include a valid email address will receive an email confirmation of registration prior to the race.


$20. Includes chip timing and continental breakfast after the race.

Kids 11 and under can pre-register for only $10

Race-Day Registration:

$25. Includes chip timing and continental breakfast after the race. Kids 11 and under are $15.


T-shirts are additional and are available for $10 while supplies last.

Group Discount: 

Sign up online and Start a team when you register. Encourage your friends and co-workers to sign up and join your team. Get 10 or more to join your team and get a $5 discount off each of your registrations. Great for Running clubs, cross country teams and other groups.

Register Online:

Pre-register online with a credit card through Thursday, August 16, 2018. A small service fee will be added to your bill.

Register by Mail:

Pre-register by Printing a PDF Race Brochure and Mailing. Mailed registrations should be postmarked by Monday, August 12 , 2019.

Register on Race Day:

Race day registration is from 7:30 - 8:45 am at the Market Street School Building.


From I-275, take the New Richmond exit, follow Kellogg Avenue (Route 52) into New Richmond. Turn Right on Walnut, which is one block past 2nd light (Sycamore). Turn Right on Center Street to race parking. Market Street School Building is on the left. Click here to view map and get directions from your location.

Google: 212 Market Street, 45157 to get directions from your location.

GPS Coordinates: 38.952682, -84.281443


Ample Free Parking available.

Register Today!

Still need more information? Greg McCormick at 513.652.6225 or Terri Lessnau 513-421-8909 X22.

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