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.

Races & Triathlons

The Coffman Sprint Triathlon - May 2024 (Springboro)

Join the Coffman YMCA and Milano’s as they host the Sprint Triathlon with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the Annual 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 YMCA.

May 12th, 2023

Start with a 300 yd swim that will take place in the pool. It will be a serpentine swim. Swimmers will enter pool with chip timer on ankle. Transition will be through the back of pool area to the back of the Y where the Bike Racks will be located.

The 10.5 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.

Pre-Registration is $50 by May 1st. $60 thereafter. T-shirts are guaranteed for those registered on or before May 1st. Youth (under 17) is $30 before May 1st and $40 after. No registrations will be taken at the YMCA. Packet Pickup: Sunday, May 14th starting at 5:30 AM.


Timing and results provided by Speedy-Feet. Award Medal for everyone who participates and crosses the finish line. Overall male and female. Age Group-Awards for Overall male and female in age groups! 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. All results and pictures will be posted at www.speedy-feet.com.

This event will be chip timed by Speedy-Feet. Timing Chips must be returned after the race or athletes will be charged for the equipment.

Have questions? Contact Darlene Reid - Senior Health & Wellness Director
dreid@daytonymca.org to by phone at (937) 886-2845



The Kleptz Twilight Trail Run 5K - June 2024 (Englewood)

Join us on June 16th for the Twilight Trail Run 5K at the Meadowbrook Country Club! 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, and fun! All participants will receive a glow in the dark shirt, and prizes will go to 1st – 3rd place in each age bracket.

Friday, June 21st, 2024
Registration begins at 7:30pm
Race begins at 8:30pm

Location: Meadowbrook Country Club
6001 Salem Ave.
Clayton, OH 45315

Open to ages 10+
Open to members and the public


Early Bird Rate - $25
Day-Of-Registration - $30 (T-shirt not guaranteed) 

For more information, call Brittany Heintz at 937-836-9622

The Strong Kids Triathlon - August 2024 (Huber Heights)


The Strong Kids Triathlon will take place at the YMCA at the Heights. Our swimming portion will take place at the Kroger Aquatics Center behind the YMCA at the Heights. 

Saturday, August 3rd, 2024

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

Open to ages 5-12
Open to members and the public

HAVE QUESTIONS? Contact Chris Lindeman at clindeman@daytonymca.org

The Arctic Dash 6K - December 2024 - YMCA Camp Kern (Oregonia)

The Arctic Dash is back and is bigger and better than ever! A challenging 6K 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?  With 20+ challenges including military themed challenges, mud crawls, cable crossings, and more! This a great race for fun runners, beginners, and elite athletes alike, with multiple age categories for male and female runners. There are plenty of chances to win a cool prize!

December 7th, 2024

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

Visit The Camp Kern Page for More Information!

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

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

• Parking
• Beverages & Snacks
• Warm water shower & rinse off area
• Registration
• Arctic Dash T-Shirt and Medal*

Have questions? Contact Todd Brinkman, the Director of YMCA Camp Kern, at tbrinkman@daytonymca.org

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