Time to let out your inner athlete and show the world what you've got!

Whether it's a triathlon, trail run, or road race, it's time to let it all out and race toward the finish line for a personal best time or just your first race. Proceeds from most events support financial assistance to low-income individuals and families through our YMCA Annual Campaign.

Check out the information listed below for a YMCA race or triathlon in your neighborhood.

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THE STRONG KID'S TRIATHLON

August 7th, 2021
 

SWIM! BIKE! RUN! Join us for the 16th Annual Strong Kids Triathlon! Open to ages 5-12! The Strong Kids Triathlon will be taking place at the YMCA at the Heights. Our swimming portion will take place at the Kroger Aquatics Center behind the YMCA at the Heights. 

The YMCA at the Heights
7251 Shull Rd. 
Huber Heights, OH 45424 

FEES: $30 per child

Visit our Strong Kid's Triathlon page for age group times and registration!

Have questions? Contact Ben Webb at bwebb@daytonymca.org

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THE HEIGHTS HALF - BRICK CITY ROCK & RUN

2021 Date TBD

Have questions? Contact Ben Webb at bwebb@daytonymca.org

 

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THE COFFMAN SPRINT TRIATHLON
AUGUST 29, 2021

Join the Coffman YMCA and Milano’s as they host the Sprint Triathlon with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit Strong Kids Campaign. This race is great for the novice but also challenging enough for the more seasoned triathlete. The triathlon will begin and end at the Coffman Y.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
• Start with a 300 yd swim that will take place in the pool. It will be a serpentine swim. Swimmers will enter pool according to estimate swim time stated at time of registration. Transition will be through the back of pool area to the back of the Y where the Bike Racks will be located.
• The 10 mile bike route will be through-out Springboro and surrounding communities. There will be police along the route at critical traffic points to direct /stop traffic for race participants. The bike route will end behind the Y at the original swim-to-bike transition spot behind YMCA.
• Finish with a 3.1 run through out Settler’s Walk. The route is flat and smooth and will have volunteers along the route to direct participants.

Early Bird Rate ends August 20th: $50

Register Today

Have questions? Contact Darlene Reid at dreid@daytonymca.org

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ALEX RITCHIE MEMORIAL 5K

2021 DATE TBA

Join us in 2020 for the 16th Annual Alex Ritchie Memorial 5k. For the 10-year-old groupings, the top three will receive awards. Top 3 male and top 3 female will win medals. 

Race will take place at the YMCA at the Heights

For questions, contact Heather Hogge at 937-236-9622 or email at hhogge@daytonymca.org

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TRIPLE TRI

Come out and compete in the YMCA at the Heights Indoor Triathlon. The format will be a 15 minute swim, 20 minute bike and a 15 minute run with a wave going off every 20 minutes. There will be a men's and women's division. Awards will be given based on distance achieved within the allotted time. Each participant will receive a commemorative shirt. There is no registration on race day so make sure to register early. All proceeds benefit the Annual Campaign 
 

2021 Date TBD
 

We want you to challenge yourself to complete a full Ironman Triathlon! Instead of completing it in one day, we are giving you 6 weeks! All ages and fitness levels welcome. Progress will be tracked on an activity log using an honor system. Finishers medal and t-shirt for everyone that completes challenge.

Open to ages 18 and up
Open to members and the public
Registration is required 


Race takes place at the YMCA at the Heights
7251 Shull Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424

Complete all three triathlons in the series and receive Y gym bag.
Have questions? Contact Ben Webb, our Health & Wellness Director at 937.236.9622

 
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THE KLEPTZ YMCA TWILIGHT TRAIL RUN 5K

Join us as we will run the trails through the golf course at dusk. Speedy Feet will be timing the trail run. Following the 5K there will be music, adult beverages, food, and fun! All participants will receive a glow in the dark shirt, and prizes will go to 1st—3rd place in each age bracket.

2021 DATE TBA

For more information, call Amy Waltersheide at 937-836-9622
 
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WALK RUN RIDE FOR LIVESTRONG

Your Choice of a 5K or 1 mile fun run where all proceeds go to benefit our LIVESTRONG program for cancer patients and survivors.
 
Cancelled for 2021

Race takes place at the Preble YMCA
450 Washington Jackson Rd, Eaton, OH 45320

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THE XENIA YMCA HOSPITALITY HALF MARATHON

Inaugural Xenia YMCA Hospitality Half Marathon. We offer an awesome tech shirt, a classy finishers medal, an accurate/road-marked/chip timed course, stocked aid stations, post-race refreshments and showers, and THE GREATEST volunteers in the area.

 
2021 Date TBA

Open to ages 13+

Race takes place at the Xenia YMCA
336 Progress Dr, Xenia, OH 45385

Have questions? Contact Kim Sheehan at ksheehan@daytonymca.org
 

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THE ARCTIC DASH AT YMCA CAMP KERN

The Arctic Dash is back and is bigger and better than ever! A challenging 5K adventure obstacle race hosted at YMCA Camp Kern, located just outside Lebanon, OH. We've added some new obstacles to the old favorites and with nineteen challenges over our rugged terrain, you will be pushed to your limit. Swamp pits, mud crawls, wall climbs, military obstacles...we have it all. Are you ready for the next level?

Mud, natural and man-made obstacles, rugged terrain and beautiful surroundings make this race unique; and don’t forget whatever mother nature decides to throw at us!

100% of the proceeds go to help kids go to camp next year!

2021 Date TBA

Location: 
YMCA Camp Kern
5291 State Route 350
Oregonia, Ohio. 45054

Open to ages 16+
Open to members and the public
Registration is required

Have questions? Contact Chris Addision, the Director of YMCA Camp Kern, at caddison@daytonymca.org

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