The Ohio River Road Runners Club Presents the
56th ORRRC Marathon & 34th Half Marathon &
Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 | 8:00am | Xenia, Ohio
Race Date & Time
Sunday, 2 April 2023 at 8:00am
Time Cut-Offs: We are enforcing a strict cut off of 13:45 minutes per mile for all distances (approximately a 6 hour marathon pace, 3 hour half-marathon pace, and 1 hour 25 minute 10K pace). Participants not able to complete the course in time will be re-directed or driven back to the Xenia YMCA.
No early starts/no late starts. You must be on the start line at 8:00am.
Start & Finish at Xenia YMCA
336 Progress Dr, Xenia, OH 45385
Race shirts not guaranteed for those registered after March 11th
No day-of-race registration! Your last chance to register is at Saturday's packet pick-up!
$65 -- Dec 26 - Jan 31
$75 -- Feb 1 - Mar 11
$85 -- Mar 12 - Packet Pickup
$55 -- Dec 26 - Jan 31
$65 -- Feb 1 - Mar 11
$75 -- Mar 12 - Packet Pickup
$45 -- Dec 26 - Jan 31
$50 -- Feb 1 - Mar 11
$55 -- Mar 12 - Packet Pickup
RunnersPlus Gift Cards
Young's Jersey Dairy: Family Fun Pass
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.
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.
Packet Pickup & Race Day Quick Info
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.
Fun & Entertainment
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
Finishers in the marathon and half-marathon will receive a medal when they cross the finish line.
We’ll have some excellent awards for competitors including Runner’s Plus gift cards for our overall event male/female/non-binary winners in the increments shown below!
Marathon Gift Cards: 1st place ($50), 2nd place ($30), 3rd place ($25)
Half-Marathon Gift Cards: 1st place ($50), 2nd place ($30), 3rd place ($25)
10K Gift Cards: 1st place ($25), 2nd place ($20), 3rd place ($15)
Prizes will also be awarded to the top 3 Male & Female competitor for each of the following age categories: age categories TBD at this time.
Wheelchair Division: Top 3 Overall Male/Female/Non-Binary in the Wheelchair Division
Overall award winners are not eligible for age group and other division awards. Each entrant may win only one award.
Awards will be handed to the winners at the end of the race. You must be present to receive your award
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.
The ORRRC Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K 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, and 10K 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.