The Ohio River Road Runners Club Presents the

55th ORRRC Marathon & 33rd Half Marathon

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022 | 8:00am | Xenia, Ohio
The RRCA State Championship Half Marathon

Race Results: Marathon - Half Marathon - Photos

** If you were an athlete who got lost on the course, please contact the race director at kelsey@runxenia.com **

Race Information

Race Date & Time

Sunday, 3 April 2022 at 8:00am (Race Cut-Off at 2:00pm)

We are enforcing a strict cut off of 6 hours for both distances. Runners/walkers must be able to finish by 2:00pm, and be through the last aid station by 1:35pm. Participants not able to complete the course in time will be driven back to the Xenia YMCA.

No early starts/no late starts. You must be on the start line at 8:00am.

Race Location

Start & Finish at Xenia YMCA
336 Progress Dr, Xenia, OH 45385

Race Pricing

Marathon

$65 -- February 1st - 28th March 7th!
$75 -- March 8th - April 2nd*

Half-Marathon

$55 -- February 1st - 28th March 7th!
$65 -- March 8th - April 2nd*

Virtual Marathon & Half Marathon

$55 -- Until March 20th
No Virtual Registration After March 20th
Medals & Shirts Shipped to Virtual Runners

  • Race shirt not guaranteed after March 20th

  • Race medal not guaranteed after March 20

  • No day of registration!

  • Last chance registration at Expo!

Sponsors

YMCA
of Xenia, Ohio

Helping others achieve an increase in overall health by improving gut health, decreasing inflammation, and identifying food sensitivities.

Door Prizes

Dayton Dragons

A night at Day Air Ballpark in April! Includes 4 tickets and 1 VIP parking pass!

Ohio Budokan

Gift basket includes a sake set, sushi set, Japanese snacks, and 1 month of free lessons in any of the arts offered.

Runners Plus Gift Cards

Randomly selected participants will receive one of 10 gift cards worth $25

Young's Jersey Dairy

One winner will receive a Family Fun Passport for free ice cream and several events at the farm.

Course Information

Aid Station Info

Aid stations approximately every two miles. Please see course maps for more information.
There will be 11 water/Gatorade aid stations and 5 gel stations on the Marathon course.

Additional Information

  • Boston Qualifier: The ORRRC Marathon course is a USAFT-certified Boston Qualifier course.

  • Spectator Locations: The best places for spectators to see participants are at the YMCA, Shawnee Park, or Xenia Station.

Race Expo & Race Day Quick Info

Expo Times

  • Saturday (2 April): 12n-6pm

  • Sunday (3 April): 6am-7:30am

Expo Location

Xenia YMCA - 336 Progress Dr, Xenia, OH 45385

Refund Policy

Registration fees are non-refundable, even in the event of race cancellation. There are no deferrals to the next year. The only exception is for official military deployment (CED Orders).

Bib Transfer & Distance Changes

Entries may be transferred to another runner. Recipient must report to Trouble Table during packet pick-up to sign a waiver and receive bib/timing chip. There is a $10.00 cash or check fee.

Change of distance is allowed also. Requester must report to Trouble Table during packet pick-up to receive bib/timing chip. There is a $10.00 cash or check fee.


Parking

Fun & Entertainment

Post-Race Party

Please join us immediately following the race inside the New Xenia YMCA for a fun-filled post-race celebration including hot food and great socializing with fellow members of our excellent running community!

Note: YMCA locker rooms will be available for showers and changing.

Finisher Medals & Awards

Finisher Medals

Finishers in the marathon and half-marathon will receive a medal when they cross the finish line. *Finishers registered after March 20th, 2022 are not guaranteed a medal.

Awards

Marathon: Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female

Half Marathon: Top 5 Overall Male and Top 5 Overall Female

Age Group Awards:
Top 3 in Male & Female in the following categories
- <19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Wheelchair Division: Top 3 Overall in the Wheelchair Division

Awards Notes

  • Overall award winners are not eligible for age group and other division awards. Each entrant may win only one award.

  • Awards will be mailed to the winners in the next few weeks after race day.

Race Rules

Race Guidelines

All participants sign a waiver stating, “I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller skates or blades , or animals are not allowed in the race and I will abide by this guideline. Use of headsets is strongly discouraged.”

Please adhere to these guidelines and follow all instructions from race officials.

Bib & Timing Rules

  • All participants for the live event will be issued a disposable timing chip on the back of their bib.

  • Do not remove the chip from the back of your bib.

  • Participants are responsible for wearing their number throughout the event.

  • We hate to be harsh, but: No Number = No Results = No Awards.

Strollers

The ORRRC Marathon & Half Marathon does not permit the use of running/jogging strollers. While discouraged, walkers may use walking strollers and must line up at the back of the last corral. Walkers with walking strollers must still complete the course before the cut-off.

Dogs & Animals

The ORRRC Marathon & Half Marathon does not permit animals, including dogs, for safety reasons. For those with licensed service dogs, we ask that you coordinate with the race directors to ensure we have a safe environment for yourself & other participants.