Help us reach our goal for 2014 of over 1000 combined participants over $60,000 raised for charities and organizations in and around campus.
The 2014 O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason will be held on Saturday, April 26th.
Getting involved is as easy as 1…2…3…
1. Choose a Race
Run as an individual or with a student organization in one of three unique races:
• 5K Run/Walk: A traditional 5K run/walk that will start in the Walter Hall parking lot and finish at Tailgreat Park.
• Mud Run: A challenging and non-traditional run starting in the Walter Hall parking lot and heading up to the Army ROTC Training course at the Ridges, through mud pits and obstacles, before heading down to a slip-n-slide finish line at Tailgreat Park.
•Athletes in Action Triathlon/Duathlon: A short sprint format that begins at the Ohio University Aquatic Center heading out-of-town on a challenging bike course before returning to campus to complete a 5K run and finish at Tailgreat Park.
•3K Walk: A new walk that will begin in the Walter Hall Parking lot and will go all the way down South Green Dr. towards the Mill St. intramural fields. The walk will loop in front of the New Life Assembly of God church and back down South Green Dr. The walk will end in TailGreat Park.
2. Choose a Reason
Select a charity, non-profit organization or cause that means something to you and set a goal to raise money for that reason through pledges and donations.
3. Begin Fundraising
Reach out to family and friends for pledges to reach your goal. When you register, a portion of your registration fee will automatically be donated to the charity of your choice!