Races & Triathlons

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.

Alex Ritchie Memorial 5k Trail Run

Join us Saturday, October 6, 2018 for the 13th Annual Alex Ritchie Memorial 5k Trail Run. Pre-registration ends Friday, October 6th! You must be registered by September 25th to be guaranteed a t-shirt! For the 10-year-old groupings, the top three will receive awards. Top 3 male and top 3 female will win medals. 

Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Registration: 7:30am
Race Begins: 8:30am

Pre-registered: $15
Race Day: $20
Pre-registered Family: $50
Family on Race Day: $70

Race will take place at:
Carriage Hill Metropark
7800 Schull Rd.
Huber Heights, OH

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

Arctic Dash

Think you can conquer the Arctic Dash at YMCA Camp Kern? A 5k full of obstacles, trail runs and mud! Are you tough enough to conquer the Dash? Let's see what you can do.

Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Race begins 9:30am
Cost: $45 before Oct. 9th, $55 before Nov. 6th, $65 after Nov. 6th

TRIPLE TRI

Come out and compete in the Y 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 

Race #1 - Sunday December 16th 
Race #2 - Sunday February 10th
Race # 3 - Lazyman Triathlon - March 17 - April 28, 2019

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. Sign up is available after March 17 but, you still only have until April 28 to complete the challenge. 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 

Fees:
Members - $30
Non-Members - $40

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

The Heights Half Marathon and 5K

The Huber Heights YMCA and City of Huber Heights is pleased to bring you the Heights Half Marathon on May 18th, 2019. The race will begin and end at the Huber Heights YMCA and feature a scenic neighborhood run/walk course. The top three male and female runners will also receive a commemorative award.
Half Marathon - $40
5K - $25
Kids Color Explosion Run - $10

For more information and to register click here
 

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.

Friday, June 28th, 2019 
Registration 7:00 pm
Race Begins 8:30 pm 
Cost: $25
Cost After June 17th: $30

To register click here.

For more information, call Amy Waltersheide at 937-836-9622

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