Otterbein Elementary 5K


Event Date

Sat, May 7, 2016


Otterbein, IN

About This Activity


  • Deadline for guaranteed T-shirt April 19th
  • T-shirts available for purchase without 5K registration ($15)
  • Donations may be made without 5K registration


  • Medals for the top three male and female finishers in each age group.


The 5k is a chip timed event. Runners will head west on Oxford and turn right onto Bolt St., left onto West Otterbein St. and right onto Maddox Rd. Runners will be heading North on Maddox and then will turn right on W. Darby Dr. and right again on Laird St. At this point runners will have come back to OES. They will run through the gravel alley to the bus lane in front of the school. They will turn right on Columbia and left back onto Oxford St. They will head west on Oxford St. down to Fellures and then back east on Oxford, looping back to the starting point. The 1k runners will begin at the same point, heading west on Oxford, then turn right on Bolt St, right on Otterbein St. and right again on Laird. Runners will then run through the gravel alley, around the back of the school to Columbia and loop back to the starting point.


  • Sponsors have pledged water, fruit and granola bars for the 5k runners.
  • BBQ , hot dogs, and Gibson’s shaved ice will be available for purchase.

Family Activities

  • Purchase tickets for bounce house, inflatable obstacle course, face painting, games, crafts etc.
  • Post-race massages available for adults.
  • Library Book Sale
  • Strollers welcome, please no pets.
  • Friends and family members are welcome to line the race route to cheer on participants.

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