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Ohio > Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk
Dayton, OH  •  Sunday, October 12, 2014  •  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 38th annual running in the fall of 2014, 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 2014 (the course was changed last year), 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, record temperatures here have reached as low as 23°F (in 1952) and as high as 92°F (in 2007).

October Avg. Day of Race Monthly Precip.
Low: 45°F Low: 46°F Rain: 2.87 in.
High: 66°F High: 68°F Snow: 0 in.

Course Map

See the race route map for the Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon

Starting Time

9:00 AM - half marathon
9:15 AM - 5K


$50 for the half marathon, if registered by September 28, 2014
$60 after Sept. 28


To reserve your spot in the early fall 2014 running of the Dayton River Corridor Classic Half Marathon or 5K Run/Walk, register online at Active.com.

Official Race Website


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