There are two Mini Race Series within the 2018 Ohio Challenge Series. These are:
FREEDOM RUN SERIES & CORK & BARREL SERIES
The Freedom Run Series is made up of 5 races. They are the Whitehot 5K at Kent State University main campus on April 28, The Hero 5K on Memorial Day, May 28th at Perry High School in Massillon, The Ashley White Freedom 5K on June 23 at Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery in Hartville, The Run to the Wall 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon on August 4 at Ohio Veterans’ Memorial Park in Clinton, & The Madhatter 5K on September 22 in New Franklin at Manchester High School.
For further information on each of the races individually, please go to the following links. Freedom Series Link Whitehot 5K Hero 5K Ashley White Freedom 5K Run to the Wall Madhatter 5K . You can sign up for the Series at any of the first four race links for $85 for all 5 races through February 15, 2018.
The Cork & Barrel Series is a series of three races held at Breitenbach Winery for two of the events and the final event is held at Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery. The Dandelion 5K will be at Breitenbach Winery on May 5th and is part of the Dandelion Festival. The second event is the First Crush 5 Mile and will be held at Breitenbach Winery on August 17, and the final event is the Maize Valley Beer Run & Zero K to be held on September 22 at Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery. We have just added a special medal for those who run all three races. The 3 pieces are magnetized and will lock together for display. Each medal is specific to each race and you must Register and run all three to receive all three medals. You will receive 1/3 of the medal as you complete each of the three events.
You can sign up for the Series at either of the first two race links for $85 through the end of March 2018.