Ohio > Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk
Dayton, OH • Sunday, October 13, 2013 • Course Map • Results
One of the oldest and most well-established road races run anywhere in Ohio, the Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon will mark its 37th annual running in the fall of 2013, as several hundred runners, walkers and wheelchair competitors are expected to lace up and join in the race that takes its field along the Great Miami River recreational bicycle paths that wind along the banks of the river by the same name that cuts through the city.
Note: For 2013, due to downtown Dayton-area construction, the race will be held in nearby Moraine. The race will start at the Payne Recreation Center on Main Street in Moraine.
From the starting line on Edwin C. Moses Boulevard at Perc Welcome Stadium on the campus of the University of Dayton, the race takes participants along the opening stretch to the Stewart Street Bridge, where the field crosses over the river to Patterson Boulevard.
They turn right on Patterson and continue along a path that takes them southward, running along Patterson to the turn onto Carillon Boulevard, where they pass by Dayton's Carillon Historical Park all the way to the turn onto East River Road, which they run for approximately the next two miles.
Runners, walkers and wheelchair entrants follow East River Road until meeting up with the bicycle path, which turns off the road and closely skirts the river for the next couple of miles, all the way to West Carrollton City.
When the bike path reaches Marina Drive, the field has almost reached the turnaround point, as they make a loop around Marina, North Alex Road, Bowman Lane and Oman Court, and then turn back onto Marina and head back to the finish line by retracing the route they've just run.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in southwestern Ohio, about 60 miles northeast of Cincinnati, Dayton tends to see mild to sometimes cold weather in the early fall, with drier conditions than most of the rest of the year.
In October, temperatures average between 45°F and 66°F, while rainfall amounts average around 2.69 inches for the month. On the day of the race (Oct. 13), the average low is 46°F and the average high is 67°F.
View the race route map for the Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon
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To reserve your spot in the early fall 2013 running of the Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon or 5K Run/Walk, visit the event website.
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