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  • Register by May 28th to guarantee an official race day t-shirt.
  • The Kingwood 5K takes place on Saturday, June 8th at 9:00 AM.
  • Registration costs $25 in advance and $30 on race day.
  • The race benefits Kingwood’s horticultural and educational programs.
  • Post-race activities include an award ceremony, shopping, dining, and free garden admission.

The 14th Annual Kingwood 5K Run or Walk is right around the corner! If you want to secure an official race day t-shirt, make sure to register by May 28. This exciting event is scheduled for Saturday, June 8 at 9:00 AM. Participants of all ages and abilities are welcome to join the fun and enjoy a scenic route starting in front of Kingwood Hall, winding through the beautiful Gardens, and along the Richland B&O Bike Trail.

How to Register

  • Registration Fee: $25 (advance registration); $30 (walk-up registration on race day)
  • Registration Deadline for T-Shirt: May 28
  • Register Online: Ohio Race Day
  • Learn More: Kingwood 5K Run Walk

Race Day Details

The Kingwood 5K is not just a race; it’s an event that benefits Kingwood’s mission of providing transformative experiences and fostering enriching connections between people and nature. Here’s what you need to know about the race day:

Course and Timing
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM
  • Course: The race begins in front of Kingwood Hall, navigates through the Gardens, and continues along the Richland B&O Bike Trail.
  • Timing: The race is chip-timed to ensure accurate results for all participants.
Post-Race Festivities
  • Award Ceremony: Held in the Courtyard immediately after the race.
  • Activities: Participants can enjoy shopping at the Garden & Gift Shop, dining at the Gateway Café, and free admission to the gardens for a post-race stroll.
  • Parking: Please park in Kingwood’s Trimble Road parking lot and enter through the Garden Gateway visitor center.
Pet Policy

While we understand many participants love to run or walk with their dogs, please note that only certified service dogs are permitted at Kingwood.

Sponsors and Supporters

This year’s Kingwood 5K is proudly presented by OhioHealth and sponsored by several local businesses and organizations, including:

  • Contact Industries Inc.
  • F&F Bearing Company LLC
  • Rancho Fiesta
  • North Central State College
  • Clip Joint Barber Shop
  • Culligan Quality Water of North Central Ohio
  • Ohio Race Day
  • Mansfield YMCA Run Club

Register Today!

Don’t miss out on this fantastic event that not only promotes fitness but also supports horticultural and educational programming at Kingwood. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Doug at (567) 560-5880 or via email at [email protected]. Ready to register? Visit Ohio Race Day to secure your spot today!

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