22nd Scott McDowell Memorial 5K River Run and Walk
Saturday, August 18, 2018 9:00 a.m.
New Richmond, OH
Come to New Richmond and run or walk this flat, fast course along the Ohio River. Stay for the River Days Festival Activities.
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.
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
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-useable 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.
Immediately following the Race in the Gym.
Free Kids Fun Run:
Immediately following the 5K
After the Race:
Free Kids Fun Run, breakfast, Split the pot, and awards ceremony.
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.
$25. Includes chip timing and continental breakfast after the race.
T-shirts are additional and are available for $10 while supplies last.
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.
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 13 , 2018.
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.