Events

Ready, Set, GOES! 5K, 1M & Fun Run

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Glen Oak Elementary is currently preparing for our third annual Ready, Set, GOES! The event will be open to Glen Oak families, as well as the general public, and will include a 5K, 1 miler, and a Fun Run. We will have great SWAG in our race bags from local sponsors as well as a race t-shirt. Some sponsors will also be there on race day for you to sample their foods, pick up information, or ask questions. Funds raised from this event will benefit the students of Glen Oak Elementary through technology purchases, educational resources, and events to strengthen the school community.

Wendy's Frosty 5k

Wendy’s Frosty 5k

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The Annual Wendy’s® Frosty® 5K Run/Walk is hosted by The Wendy’s Company. The event raises funds and awareness for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption®. Registration fees for the event support adoption efforts here in central Ohio.

Freedom 4 Miler

Freedom 4 Miler

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Join us for this holiday family favorite event! The Freedom 4 Miler coincides with the two day 4th of July Celebration. Bring the whole family and run or walk the 4 mile race or kids fun run, on July 4th, then stick around for the parade! We are constantly striving to make this race the best ever!
A portion of race proceeds with be donated to the Honor Flight Network (www.honorflight.org). Supporting our Nations Veterans and helping them visit Washington D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials.

Register Early!
The Early Bird Special of $25 runs through May 28th.

Black Swamp Dash

Black Swamp Dash

The Black Swamp Dash is our premier event for 2018. Saturday June 16th. Waves will go out every half hour starting at 9 a.m. (9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. will be competitive and, qualifying waves for OCRWC) Awards for competitive waves, Top 3 in each age group, will be at 12:15. 11:00 a.m.-12:00 will be open (non competitive) waves. Our course is 3 miles with 26+ obstacle designed for the athlete and non athlete alike.

Charity Support

The Ronald McDonald House Charity of Northwest Ohio
Black Swamp Runner will donate a portion of every registration to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Ohio.

The Ottawa County Fair
The Ottawa County Fair receives all the income from parking to help grow the Fair for the children
The Ottawa County Horse Committee receives all the income for the food