The Race 5K
Ironton, OH - First Baptist Church
July 21, 2012 - 8:00 AM
The course runs through downtown Ironton passing the Lawrence County Courthouse, old Ironton City Building and many other local landmarks. Runners will also have wonderful views of the Ohio River and many of Ironton's architecturally significant homes. Although the course is mostly flat, there are a few challenging areas including running over a viaduct and beneath a train tressel. The exact course begins in front of the Faith and Fitness Center at the intersection of 4th and Vernon Streets. Runners will go North on 4th Street to Etna Street and turn left then turn right onto 2nd Street. A right turn will then be made onto Elm Street which leads to 5th Street. Runners will head South on 5th Street and turn right onto Quincy Street then right again onto Fourth Street and end in front of the Faith and Fitness Center.
$15.00 pre-registration before July 11 $20.00 postmarked after July 11 and race day Registration fees are non-refundable
9 and younger 55 - 59 10 - 14 60 - 64 15 - 19 65 and older 20 - 24 Clydesdales (Males over 225 lbs.) 25 - 29 30 - 34 35 - 39 40 - 44 45 - 49 50 - 54 55 - 59
Awards will be given for top 3 overall Male and Female and top 3 Male and Female in each category. The Awards Ceremony will be held immediately following the end of the race at the Faith and Fitness Center. There will be no duplication of awards.
This event is a fundraiser for the Faith & Fitness Center. Although it is associated with First Baptist Church, the Faith & Fitness Center is a publicly accessible entity of its own, meaning all monies raised become property of the Faith and Fitness Center and will remain separate from the church. - T-shirts guaranteed to the first 150 entrants - Refreshments will be available before and after the race - No duplication of awards - Course closes at 9:00 a.m. Directions From US 52: Exit US 52 at the State Route 93 exit. Drive into Ironton along Park Avenue and turn left onto 5th Street. Travel one block to Vernon Street and make a right. The Faith & Fitness Center is one block down on your left. From Russell, KY: Turn left at the foot of the Ironton-Russell Bridge and travel along Adams Street to 4th Street. Turn left at 4th Street. The Faith and Fitness Center is one block down on your right.