By Tom Nichols / Dayton Dragons | February 1, 2018 1:52 PM ET
Dayton, Ohio-Registration is underway for the 8th annual Dragons 5K presented by Orthopedic Associates of SW Ohio on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Fifth Third Field. The event began in 2011 and has become a local tradition as one of the larger races in the Miami Valley region.
All participants in the race receive four (4) lawn tickets to a future Dragons game, Dragons 5K t-shirt, Dragons hat, and entry to the post-race party inside Fifth Third Field.
Additionally, if participants sign up for the race in the first 30 days, they will receive a bonus of two (2) stadium seat tickets to a Dragons game in April.
The registration fee is $25 in advance or $30 after July 15. Kids age 17 and under can sign up for $15. Fans can sign up today to reserve their spot at www.daytondragons.com/dragons5k
The race will begin at 8:00 a.m. on July 21 at Fifth Third Field. Participants may choose to run or walk the course. Baby strollers are also permitted. The course will move through downtown Dayton and end back at the ballpark for a post-race party.
The post-race party inside Fifth Third Field is open to all participants and their family/friends. Activities include fruit and water for participants, inflatables, health and wellness booths, and more!
The top three male and female finishers will receive a specially-engraved baseball bat. The top three male and female runners in each age group will be awarded a Dragons Den gift certificate. Also, top finishing groups will receive great group prizes with the grand prize being a luxury suite at a Dragons game.
Orthopedic Associates of SW Ohio is widely recognized as the regional leader in comprehensive orthopedic care including the treatment of diseases, injuries and conditions of the bones and joints. More information on Orthopedic Associates of SW Ohio is available at www.oaswo.com.