Events

Emerald 5k Fun Run

Emerald 5K Fun Run

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The Emerald 5K Fun Run is a Run/Walk event on the Forest Rose Bike Path, one of Lancaster’s preferred paths for 5K charitable events.

This path, a section of the Fairfield Heritage Trail, is a well-maintained asphalt trail that begins at the Ohio University Lancaster campus parking lot and heads south along the edge of campus. A small waterway, Fetters Run, borders the trail to the east. One-third of a mile from the trailhead is the John Bright #2 covered bridge, built in 1881 in nearby Carroll and moved to this site in 1988. Continue on your way to reach John Bright #1, another bridge, which was built by the Hocking Metal Bridge Company. Continuing on you pass Lancaster High School and its many athletic fields and tennis courts, an exercise course and the football stadium, all paralleling Arbor Valley Drive. After another 0.25 mile you cross Fetters Run via the painstakingly restored McCleery Covered Bridge, upon which you reach Thomas Ewing Junior High School at Fair Avenue. From there you return on the same trail back to the finish line at the Ohio University Lancaster campus parking lot.

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Little Brown Jog 5k and Kids Fun Run

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JOIN US THE FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL LITTLE BROWN JOG 5K AND KIDS FUN RUN! START AND FINISH ON THE RACE TRACK WHERE THE LITTLE BROWN JUG RACE OCCURS!

Proceeds from the Race will directly benefit People In Need; for more information on People in Need and how you can get involved please check out:

www.delawarepeopleinneed.org

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