1264 Center Street, Ashland, OH 44805 (Park Street entrance for the start and finish.)
Saturday 25th of June 2022 at
Ends: Saturday 25th of June 2022 at 11:00 am (EST)
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RACE PACKET PICK UP:
THURSDAY, JUNE 23 FROM 6PM TO 8PM AT CLAREMONT VETERINARY CLINIC, 1826 CLAREMONT AVE. 44805
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, FROM 7AM TO 8AM NEAR THE START. LOOK FOR VOLUNTEERS.
NEW START LOCATION: FREER FIELD AT THE AREA NEAR PARK STREET.
Ashland Balloonfest 5k 2022
Event date/location: Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 9 am. NEW LOCATION: Freer Field, start/finish to be near new community building off Park Street.
Event Details: The 29th Annual Ashland Balloonfest 5K will be put on by the Ashland Cross Country Parents Organization (ACCPO). The Balloonfest 5k Run and Walk is the longest running 5K in Ashland County. Proceeds from the 5K benefit the children of Ashland Middle School and Ashland High School cross-country teams. This race supports fund raising efforts that directly benefit our Ashland Middle School and High School Cross Country Athletes.
This year will include a Fun Run for children 12 and under to paticipate in with registration for this being on-site only, beginning at 8:00 am, and the race will begin at 8:30 am. This event is free. There is no online registration for this event.
We recognize that it is important to maintain your health with good habits such as running, social engagement, and being outdoors. This race provides our community with an opportunity to engage in these healthy habits while participating in a competitive race. We look forward to supporting our cross country athletes and the community through this event!
Mid Ohio Race Management (previously known as Vertical Runner Race Management) will provide chip timing. Chip timing allows your time to start once your feet cross the starting line.
Please note the following for 2022 participants:
Pricing and Registration 2022:
5k Race Early Registration (now through JUNE 15) = $25.00 with guarantee of t-shirt
5k Race Late Registration (June 16 through June 21) = $25.00 without guarantee of t-shirt
Race Day registration: NO on site registration for this event
UPDATED AS OF March 31, 2022----Packet Pick up directions for 2022:
Early pick up to be determined: .THURSDAY, JUNE 23 FROM 6PM TO 8PM AT CLAREMONT VETERINARY CLINIC, 1826 CLAREMONT AVE. 44805
RACE PACKETS CAN ALSO BE PICKED UP SATURDAY, JUNE 25, FROM 7AM TO 8AM NEAR THE START. LOOK FOR VOLUNTEERS.
Saturday, June 25 at the event: 7:30 to 8:30 am ...look for tables set up near the community building/parking lot.
You or a designee are asked to make plans to pick up your packets at the above listed date/s and times.
Shirts are guaranteed with registration prior to June 15 and will be available in the following sizes:
Adult: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large
Youth: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
Awards Ceremony 2021: 10 am, Saturday, June 25, 2021
A brief awards ceremony will be held using appropriate social distancing guidelines for race participants to receive awards.
Medals for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female runners for the following categories:
10 and under
60 and up
Awards for the top overall male runner and the top overall female runner
Awards for the top overall male Master's runner and the top overall female Master's runner (Master's is 40 years+)
About the Course:
Roads will be blocked off and volunteers will be stationed at each roadblock to make sure runners are safe. There will also be members from the police and sheriff’s department on hand that day for extra security and safety measures.
1264 Center Street, Ashland, OH 44805 (Park Street entrance for the start and finish.)Saturday 25th of June 2022 at 8:30 am - Saturday 25th of June 2022 at 11:00 am (EST)
Attention: Rob Wash, 320 College Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805Organizer Website