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8th Annual Blue Ash Airport Days Run/Walk
Saturday, September 19, 2009 8:00 a.m.
(including age groups, awards, registration details, directions etc.)
Course Map - Dynamic Course Map from USATF (Clockwise for 2009)
Printable Course Map (PDF) (Clockwise for 2009)
This year's event will include the 8th. annual running of the Blue Ash Airport Days 5k Fun Run/Fitness Walk. The famous pancake breakfast . Race winners will take a helicopter ride.
The scenic course around the outside of the airport property is mildly hilly and very scenic.
WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2009
START TIME: Runners begin at 8:00 AM; fitness walkers at 8:01 AM.
DISTANCE: 5K(3.1 miles). The event is Sanctioned and Certified by USA Track & Field (Certificate # OH 08047PR).
COURSE: New for 2009. The course will be in the same as last year except that this year, we will go the opposite direction (Clockwise). Loop course will circle the Airport. View Course Map on USATF website. (Certified: # OH 08047PR). The 2009 course will start near the Wingate Inn and go east on Glendale Milford Rd -- then Right on Reed Hartman Highway--then Right on Cooper--then Right on Plainfield past the golf course through the rolling hills behind the airport and the then turn Ritght on Glendale Milford to the Finish Line in front of the Wingate Inn.
BENEFICIARIES: The 2009 Race benefits Honor Flight Tri-State. Honor Flight Tri-State is a Cincinnati,OH based non profit organization created to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices. We fly our heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans WW II survivors along with those other veterans that may be terminally ill.. Read more about Honor Flight.
Introducing the new TEAM CHALLENGE for 2009: We will have a prize for the team with the most runners and also a prize for the one that raises the most money ( no matter how the they place in the race ). See the back of your race form for further details. All Team Challenge runners/ walkers must register together to be eligable for the Team Challenge Prize.
All Pre-registered entries that include a valid email address will receive an
email confirmation of registration prior to the race and will receive their individual
results via email.
PACKET PICK UP & LATE REGISTRATION: Packet pickup is scheduled
for September 18 at the new Running Spot store in Glendale -267 E. Sharon
Rd from 10:00am - 7:00pm. Late registration is available at the store
too -- only $25. Race Day registration begins at 6:30 at the Wingate
Inn across from the airport -- $25.
AWARDS: Win a helicopter ride for TWO! Top overall male and female finishers will each Win a Helicopter ride for TWO at Airport Days. Additionally, the top 3 male/female runners and the top male/female walker in each age division will receive a special award. To qualify for walking awards, participant MUST WALK the entire race.
HELICOPTER RIDES: Are available for purchase throughout the day. Tickets are only $40. If you have never been in a helicopter, this is an inexpensive way to experience the thrill.
AWARDS CEREMONY: Immediately following the Race
RESULTS: Complete Results will be posted online at www.Runningtime.net (here) following the race.
RUN DIVISIONS: 15 and under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
WALK DIVISIONS: 29/under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60/over.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: All Registrants receive a free ticket to the pancake breakfast following the 5k. (Includes sausage, bananas, juice and coffee.)
Additional breakfast tickets - $5. All proceeds benefit Cincinnati Warbirds.
T-SHIRTS: T-shirts are included with registration. Guaranteed for the first 500 registrations:
PARKING: Ample Free Parking
available near the airport
Register Online: $20 Online-registration available through Wedesday, September 16, 2009. Click here to go to GetMeRegistered.com. Easiest way to go. A small service fee will be added to your fee.
Register by Printing a PDF Flier and Mailing. PDF Flier and Registration Form. $20 if postmarked by 9/12/09. This is the cheapest way to go.
Register at Running Spot - Glendale on Friday, Sept. 18. Packet pickup and late registration is scheduled for September 18 at the new Running Spot store in Glendale located at 267 E. Sharon Rd from 10:00am - 7:00pm. Late registration is available at the store too. Race-day prices apply: only $25.
on Race-Day: Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. at the Wingate Inn across
from the airport. Race-Day Price is $25
***** NO REFUNDS*****
DIRECTIONS to Blue Ash Airport: From I-71: South of I-275. Take Exit 15 (Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash Exit). West on Pfeiffer Road past Kenwood Road. Airport is on Pfeiffer/Glendale-Milford Road just past Reed Hartman Highway
From I-75: South of I-275. Take Glendale-Milford Road Exit. East on Glendale-Milford Road past Reading Road. Go up the hill past Plainfield Road. Airport is on the Right.
From I-275: Reed Hartman Highway Exit. South on Reed Hartman Highway to Right on Glendale-Milford Road.
From Cross County (Ronald Reagan) Highway: Reed Hartman Highway/Plainfield Road Exit. North on Reed Hartman to Left on Glendale Milford Road.
Google: Blue Ash Airport, 45242
Still have questions? Call 513-652-6225 for more information.