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Perry's Victory 5k, 10k & Family Races
|Event:||10k Run, 5k Run/Walk & Kids FUN Run|
|Date:||Sunday, August 26, 2018|
Kids FUN Run~9:20am / 5k & 10k~9:30am
|Location:||Peace Garden at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial|
|Address:||213 Bay View Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456|
The 6th Annual Perry's Victory Family Races will be held on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio (South Bass Island). This is a great opportunity to take one last summer vacation and enjoy a day on the beautiful island of Put-in-Bay! The route has been designed to take you on a scenic tour of the historic island of Put-in-Bay with the hub of the race being held by the lawn of the Peace Garden at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial. The event will offer a Kids FUN Run, 10k Run and a 5k Run/Walk.
Unfortunately after speaking with researchers at The Ohio State University's Franz Theodore Stone Laboratory located on Gibraltar Island in the harbor of South Bass Island (Put-in-Bay) the water is not safe for athletes and the multisport portion of the Perry's Victory Races has been canceled. We know this is less than ideal however athlete safety is our number one priority. The islands are surrounded by a hazardous algae bloom (HAB) in the medium range, therefore the levels are not safe for athletes. See chart below.
Event Distances & Course Maps
Click the green distances below to see course maps.
Perry's Victory 10k
10k: Run/Walk 10 Kilometers (6.2 miles)
Perry's Victory 5k
5k: Run/Walk 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
Perry's Victory Kids & Family FUN Run
Kids & Family FUN Run: Run 0.25 Kilometers (0.16 miles) (Route is on a closed road and in the grass)
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Event day registration and packet pick-up will open Sunday, August 26th at 8:30am at the event location (Peace Garden at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial).
The Peace Garden is located on Bayview Ave between Hartford Ave and Toledo Ave (across from the Jet Express Dock).
The address for the event site is:
213 Bayview Ave
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
|Registration Options||Register by May 15||May 16 - June 30||July 1 - July 31||Aug 1- Aug 24||Aug 25 & Race Day|
|FUN Run (With T-Shirt)||$10||$10||$10||$10||$15|
|FUN Run (No T-Shirt)||FREE||FREE||FREE||FREE||$5|
Kids & Family FUN Run: 9:20am
5k & 10k: 9:30am
What You Get For Registering
~Lunch for all participants
~Custom race bib
~Limited edition finishers medal
~Free transportation from the Miller Ferry to the race location and back!
~State of the art chip timing
~Explore the island of Put-in-Bay as you race for the finish line!
~Post race drinks and snacks
~Instant results kiosk
~Participation in desired event
~Awards for top overall male/female in the 10k & 5k!
~Gender specific t-shirts for all participants (moisture-wicking dri-fit t-shirts)
(T-shirts may be available for purchase at the event however pre-ordering is recommended to guarantee you receive a T-shirt)
All participants of the Perry's Victory Races will have a FREE bus ride (bus color is white and maroon) from the Miller Ferry dock at Put-in-Bay to the event location and will also have a FREE ride back to the Miller dock anytime on Sunday (just tell the bus driver you are participating in the event).
On race day the first Miller Ferry boat to the island is at 7:30am followed by a 8:00am and 8:30am ferry (every 1/2 hour starting at 7:30am). The Miller Boat Line address on the mainland Catawba/Port Clinton side is:
5174 East Water Street
Port Clinton, OH 43452
The ferry runs on a first come, first serve basis. The first ferry leaving Catawba heading to Put-in-Bay is at 7:30am. If you are participating in the event PLEASE BE ON THE 8:30AM BOAT at the latest to ensure you have enough time to get to the event site, check-in and stretch before the start of the race.
The boat ride is approximately 20 minutes however the time it takes to unload the boat and walk to the top of the hill puts the trip at 30 minutes. The bus ride to downtown is approximately 5 minutes and the bus will drop you off 1 block away from the event site. From the bus stop (corner of Toledo Ave & Delaware Ave) walk down Toledo Ave heading north towards the lake & Middle Bass Island there you will see us to your left in the lawn of the Peace Garden at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial (across from the Jet Express Dock/Dairy Isle).
If you do not register by August 12, we cannot guarantee size of shirt or if you will be able to receive a shirt.
There are lockers in DeRivera Park near the event location.
Driving Directions To Put-in-Bay
There are numerous routes that you could drive to get to Put-in-Bay. Here is a list of some of the most common roads traveled:
Leaving from Cleveland, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 75
Approximate Time: 1-1.5 hours
Take the Ohio Turnpike West or get on I-90 to Ohio Route 2 West. Take Exit 110 Sandusky Ohio Route 4. Turn left (North) on Route 4 to Ohio Route 2 West (Toledo). Take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Toledo, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 45
Approximate Time: 1 hour
Take either Ohio Route 2 or the Ohio Turnpike East. Exit 91 Fremont to Fremont Road North towards Port Clinton.
Leaving from Columbus, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 125
Approximate Time: 2.25 hours
Take Ohio Route 23 North (High Street) to Route 98 North (Waldo Exit). In Bucyrus, Ohio merge onto Route 4 North. Route 4 will take you to Ohio Route 2 and you will turn left towards Toledo. Take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Dayton & Cincinnati, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 210
Approximate Time: 3.75-4.25 hours
Take I-75 North to Ohio Route 6 East. In Fremont you’ll take 6 to Route 53 North (Fremont Road). When you get to Route 2 take Route 2 East to Catawba Island Exit 53 North for ferry dock.
Leaving from Detroit, Michigan:
Approximate Miles: 93.5
Approximate Time: 1.75 hrs
Take I-75 South to Toledo. Take I-280 East to Ohio Route 2 East (Oregon). Take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
Approximate Miles: 196
Approximate Time: 3.25 hours
Take Pennsylvania Turnpike I-76 West to Ohio. I-76 becomes Ohio I-80 (Ohio Turnpike). Take Ohio Turnpike to Sandusky Exit 110 Route 4 and take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Chicago, Illinois:
Approximate Miles: 277
Approximate Time: 4.5 hours
Indiana Turnpike I-90 East to I-80/I-90 to Ohio Turnpike East. Exit 91 Fremont to Fremont Road North to Port Clinton.
Leaving from Indianapolis, Indiana:
Approximate Miles: 276
Approximate Time: 4.5 hours
Head north on Indiana State Route 37 to I-69 (still on SR 37) North. Take Exit 148 Angola/Lagrange and turn right on the ramp for US 20. Turn east onto US 20 and follow it for about 15 miles to Ohio State Route 49. Turn right (south) onto Route 49 to the Ohio Turnpike I-80/I-90 ramp. Follow the turnpike East to Fremont Exit 91. Follow above directions to the ferry dock.
Map Of Event Location At Put-in-Bay, Ohio