1/2 Way to Christmas Half, 10K, 5K, 1 Mile

Miamisburg , OH

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again this July! Celebrate Santa and his elves, Christmas Trees, Lights, Cookies & More as you run through Christmas themed music, decorations, costumes and more! Plus ornament finisher medals, Christmas cookies, festival aid stations, tree lighting and pictures with Santa! We will be raising money and donating goods to Hannah's Treasure Chest, our charity partner. Join us for a jolly good time this summer.

Saturday July 22, 2017 in Downtown Miamisburg, Ohio

Registration & Post Race Party at Star City Brewery

Located at 319 S 2nd St, Miamisburg, OH 45342

Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30am and Races Start at 7:00am

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  • Christmas Tree Lighting at Sunrise! 
  • Aid Stations with Christmas Music, Decorations & Christmas Cookies!!
  • Christmas Ornament Finisher Medals for First 450 to Register in Any Race!
  • Pint Glasses to First 500 Registered!
  • Jingle Bells for your Shoes! 
  • Photo Booth with Santa & Professional in Race Photos!
  • Post Race Party with Craft Beer, Catered Breakfast, & Christmas Cookies!
  • Timed Races include ½ Marathon, 10k, 5k & 1-Mile, plus the Beast 3-Race Challenge!
  • Race Pricing for Every Budget!
  • Christmas Beast Medals to First 150 to Register for that race!
  • Portion of the Proceeds Goes to Local Charity!
  • T-Shirt Deadline 1 week in advance (Kids & Adult Sizes; Men & Women’s Cut)
Swag You Get w/ Registration
  • Ugly Christmas Tee in Kids & Adult Sizes and Men & Women’s Cut*
  • Commemorative Event Pint Glass to the First 500 to register
  • 1 FREE Star City Craft Beer (Age 21 & only ONLY)
  • Catered Christmas Breakfast w/ fruit, breakfast casserole, meat, drinks & Christmas Cookies for Dessert 
  • Christmas Ornament Finisher Medal for First 450 to Register for Any Race (Christmas Beast Medal to First 150 to Register for Beast Challenge)*
  • Aromatherapy “Happy Finish” Towel

*Only those registering for the low cost race option do not receive event timing, an event tee and finisher medal.

Timed Races Include: Timed Races include ½ Marathon, 10k, 5k & 1-Mile, plus the Beast 3-Race Challenge! Race Course

  • Race Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1389761635  
  • Start / Finish Line will be at the Heritage Village in Downtown Miamisburg on W. Lock Street. This is 2 blocks South of registration at Star City Brewery.
  • Registration and Packet Pickup in Downtown Miamisburg a short walk from the Start / Finish Line.
  • The course is an out and back run on the Great Miami Recreational Trail; athletes will run from Miamisburg to Franklin and back for the ½ Marathon. The 1-mile, 5 and 10k runs will also be out and back on the same path.
  • There are Christmas Themed Aid Stations approximately every mile for your motivation, so you can experience Christmas while you run. Each will have its own unique Christmas theme with Christmas music & decorations, Christmas Cookies, water, sport drink, & gels.
Schedule Update
  • 6:00am: Registration and Packet Pick-up
  • 6:30am: Tree Lighting at Sunrise at Star City Brewery
  • 7:00am: 1-Mile Start
  • 7:20am: 1/2 Mararthon & 5k Start
  • 8:05am: 10k Start
  • 7:30am: Photobooth w/ Santa, & Post Race Party Music, w/ Food, Drink at Star City Brewery
  • 12:00pm Timing Ends & Runners must have Completed the Course

Parking and Restrooms

There will be parking available at Star City, Miamisburg Community Park, Miamisburg Riverfront Park, and on the streets of Miamisburg. There will be restroom available at Star City, Miamisburg Community Park, Miamisburg Riverfront Park, the Start/Finish Line, and throughout the race course (see map).

Charity Partner - Hannah's Treasure Chest While many families are fortunate enough to provide for their babies, toddlers and children, many parents struggle in raising their children with sufficient resources. Hannah’s Treasure Chest responds to these needs by providing nonprofit and social service agencies in Butler, Greene, Montgomery, and Warren Counties with clothing, baby equipment, diapers, hygiene items, toys, books and other essential items for their clients. The assistance from Hannah’s Treasure Chest greatly enhances programs already provided to children in the Miami Valley. We are asking athletes to support Hannah's Treasure Chest by donating money or items. Please bring to race day any of the items listed here! Race Shirts


  1. Men’s Cut, Women’s Cut & Kids Sizing
  2. Adult shirts will be short sleeve performance tees; kids shirts will be 100% cotton
  3. To be guaranteed a race tee, you must register 1 week in advance of the race

Awesome Finisher Medals, because Everyone One Wins!
  • Christmas Themed Ornament Finisher Medals for First 450 in Any Race! Plus Beast Finisher Medals for First 100 in that race. 
  • Male & Female Overall Winners in the all Races (1-Mile, 5k, 10k & Half), plus the Overall Male and Female Winners of the Beast 3-Race Challenge win a Special Prize.

Post Race Party: After the race celebrate with Christmas themed music, food and drink, while you cheer on your friends and family as they finish! All finishers will get at catered Christmas Breakfast, Beer and Christmas Cookies for Dessert! It will be a the most wonderful breakfast of the year!

Pictures with Santa, Professional Photography & Photo Booth: Come get your picture with Santa or pose with your friends, family and team at our photo booth. We will also have a professional photographer out on course to take your pictures while you race. Pictures will be posted on facebook after the race for you to like, tag and share!

Event Pricing: Price Points are: (1) Dec-Feb; (2) March-April; (3) May-June; (4) July 1-20 & (5) Race Weekend, Everyone gets photos, food, non-alcoholic drinks, and a super fun race!

  1. All ages, Any Race, Fun Run: Does NOT include timing, pint glass & 1 free beer, event shirt or finisher medal = $20
  2. All ages, 1-Mile Race: Includes all the Christmas Swag and Timing = $35-38-40-43 & Race Weekend $45*
  3. All ages, 5k Race: Includes all the Christmas Swag and Timing = $40-43-45-48 & Race Weekend $50*
  4. All ages, 10k Race: Includes all the Christmas Swag and Timing = $45-48-50-53 & Race Day $55*
  5. The Beast 3-Race Challenge (10.3 miles: Run the 1-mile, 5k & 10k): Includes all the Christmas Swag and Timing + 1 Beast finisher Medal = $65-68-70-73 & Race Weekend $75*
  6. ½ Marathon: Includes all the Christmas Swag and Timing = $75-77-80-83 & Race Weekend $85*

* If you skip the event tee you can $5.

Lodging DoubleTree Guest Suites Dayton/Miamisburg 300 Prestige Place, Miamisburg, OH 45342 937-436-2400 Single queen room $114 or double queen room $119
Reserve your room using group code ZMR, which is available for ½ Way to Christmas Half through June 22 and for Spooky Super Underwear Run through Sept. 28. Click here to reserve a room today!

QUESTIONS: Please contact Zoom Multisport Racing for additional accommodations or questions at mick@zoomracingusa.com or 937-572-5018


Emergency Contingency Policy & Plans: Races and events will be held unless race management, in consultation with local safety officials, determines that race conditions are too dangerous. Every effort will be made to conduct the race and to ensure the safety of all participants. Events may be held in the rain or snow or if there is snow on the course, so please prepare in advance. If the race is cancelled there will be no refunds. This position is consistent with USAT & USATF recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sports of running, biking, swimming, triathlon, duathlon, aquabike and aquathon. Each athlete must accept any such risk for their entry fee paid including other amenities paid for such as t-shirts, insurance, and online administrative fees. All fees collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies. In the event of inclement weather, Acts of God, or unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race. The following procedure will be followed:

  • The race director in consultation with local safety officials will make the final decision to delay, adjust or cancel the race.
  • The decision will be posted on the website, in social media and communicated at the race venue via the PA announcing system.
  • In the case of an emergency please dial 911. Volunteers will be instructed to contact 911 in the case of an emergency.

When & Where

Jul 22, 2017


7:00 AM

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