Bring The :)

We're serious about providing you with the best race day experience possible. It's a big deal to finish a 5K and we treat it as such. Our high-five team will be there to greet you with the most enthusiastic high-five ever! 


General Race

June 10th, 8am, Race Begins Near The Cannon On Tritscheller Road
Race Ends @ Totem Supply Co.
Day of Registration Opens 6:30am

Kid's Fun Run

June 10th, 11am, Fun Run begins @ Paper City Coffee
Day Of Registration Opens 10am
Fun Run is .25 Miles Long on 4th Street


430pm - Early Packet Pick Up:

430pm-7pm at Totem on 2nd Street on June 9th OR Race Morning (Read Below)

630am - Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up and race day registration will open bright & early at 06:30 AM and we'll aim to have everyone registered by 07:45 AM. 

Registration will be located by the cannon in the city park on Tritscheller Road.

745-ish AM - Registration Closes

We are expecting somewhere between 500 to 600 runners on race day, so please be prompt if you have not registered by race day.

We will attempt to close registration precisely at 07:45am, however we will wait until the last person registers to close, which could delay our start time just a few moments! 

8am - National Anthem & Race Start

Get down to dancing with the band and sharply at 8am we will start the national anthem, followed by a quick prayer and then the race begins! 

When You Cross The Finish Line :

Grab a quick high-five of completion from our finish line team

Get your professional race photo by Matt Day Photo

Grab your brown paper bag and get some FREE treats

915am - Presentation of The City Run Donation to Parks & Rec

This race isn't just another 5K! We want to show YOU what you've done by being apart of #TheCityRun. All of the profits from this race go to a worthy cause in the city of Chillicothe. This year all the money raised will be donated to the Mighty Children's Museum.

925am - $300 Giveaways & Winner Podium

The top 3 males and top 3 females will be crowned on our winners podium as our race heros! The top male and top female will each receive a $50 visa gift card! 

Every runner is automatically entered in to win a $50 visa gift card as well. You must be present to win! 

Waffles from Heaven

Waffles from Heaven

Coffee + Brunch at Rost Coffee After You Finish the Race

(We recommend their waffles from heaven paired with their Cubano. Go ahead, you deserve it after your 5K.)

Grab a delicious cup of coffee at Rost Coffee and stay for Brunch to eat up their delicious Saturday waffles and breakfast sandwiches. 


10am - Registration Opens for Kid's Fun Run

Race start is Paper City Coffee. Please check your children in by 10:30am! 

Come a little early and eat breakfast at Paper City Coffee before the race, or invite the family after the fun run to grab some lunch.


11am - Kid's Fun Run + Lunch at Paper City Coffee

Race start is Paper City Coffee. Please check your children in by 10:30am! 

Come a little early and eat breakfast at Paper City Coffee before the race, or invite the family after the fun run to grab some lunch.

Paper City Coffee

Paper City Coffee


Take 20% OFF Your Annual Children's Museum Membership 

Family Membership includes two adults in immediate family and all children in your immediate family. This includes your children, step children and foster children. (In the quantity box below, just enter "1".) This is the best rate you'll get your annual membership at–so take advantage before it goes away!

Save 20%! (Normally $100.00) Get your annual membership for $80.00! For city runners only–The Mighty Children's Museum is offering their annual membership for 20% off whenever you register. Take advantage of this by adding your annual membership to your cart now. You'll automatically be added into their system and have a 1 year pass. 


  • The Kitchen Collection Parking Lot
  • Cristy's Pizza Parking Lot
  • Parking Lot By the City Park Baseball Diamond **Best Place Until Full
  • Adena Health Care Parking Lot (Corner of Water Street & Walnut Street)

What To Do With Your Stuff

  1. We will have a bag check-in at registration.
  2. You must check in and retrieve your bib number (you must get this first because we will check bags in with corresponding bib numbers). 
  3. Upon finishing the race you can pick your bag up at the race finish near Totem on 2nd Street (you must have your bib present to receive your bag quickly). 

The Course & Timing Chips

The race begins on Tritscheller Road and finishes at Totem Supply Co on 2nd Street. Runners will be assigned a bib number and timing chip to receive the most accurate run time possible.

After Party

Enjoy live music, food, and give-a-ways by the finish area at Rost Coffee, Market 9 and Totem Supply Co.

Free Runner's Food & Drink

Be sure to grab up all the free food & drinks you can upon finishing in the runner’s chute.

Stretch, Relax, Eat & Wait For Prizes

Claim a victory spot in the grass and wait to see if you’ve won any of the $100 cash prizes.

Hastag it up: #THECITYRUN

Take some photos and hashtag away to show support for your city! #thecityrun

Get Shot At The Matt Day Photobooth

Don’t leave the race without getting a professional shot of you / your team. We’ll get them posted online as soon as you get home (or really close to)!

All photography by Matt Day Photo


Bring The Kids

Whether they're old enough to run, content enough to ride (in a stroller) or willing to be strapped to you for the whole race ... we want you to bring your kids out on race day


Bring The Stroller

Strollers aren't just welcomed at The City Run, they are encouraged. Get outside and create something worth remembering with your little ones. 


Bring The Dog

Beware though–your dog will get all of the attention! We welcome your furry friend to run along with you, but we do require they keep you on a leash at all times. 


Whether you've never [ever] even thought of running a 5K or you're a flat our enthusiast ... This race is sure to make you feel good. The City Run thrives on community and we're asking you to be a part of it. Register Now!