Eldorado Scioto Downs 5K

Looking for something a little different, a little crazy and a heck of alot of fun? You won’t want to miss the inaugral Scioto Downs 5K on Saturday, September 16th beginning at 8pm. Forget about the horses as you take to the track of Scioto Downs for a 3.1 mile journey around this historical Central Ohio landmark. The event will conclude with an evening of food, fun and entertainment as you will experience the lights, sounds  and excitment of the Eldorado Scioto Downs Racino.  

Grab your running shoes and prepare to join us for an evening of fun and exercise. We thank the Eldorado Scioto Downs for hosting this unique event and look forward to seeing you at at the races.


All About the Race!

Race Information:

Race Date/Time:  September 16th @ 8pm – Please arrive at Brew Brothers at 7pm for final instructions and to get a look at the Racino!

Where:  Eldorado Scioto Downs – 6000 South High St, Columbus OH 43207

Packet Pick-Up:  You may pick up your packet in advance at the Columbus Running Company in the Short North.  Located at 765 N High St, you may pick up on Thursday/Friday September 14th/15th from 10am – 8pm and on Saturday, September 16th from 10am – 4pm.  If you are unable to make it, you may designate anyone to pick up for you, all they need is your name.  Can’t make it, no worries, we will be at Brew Brothers (inside the Racino) starting at 7pm for pick-up.

Race Results:  Race results will be online at immediately at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Columbus/EldoradoSciotoDowns5K

Awards:  ALL finisher’s will receive a great looking medal with ribbon as they cross the finish line. The top three finisher’s in the following age divisions will receive special awards: 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.  If you have won an award please e-mail [email protected] and your personalized plaque will be mailed to you after production.

Dogs:  Not permitted.

Strollers:  Not advised due to the nature of the track (dirt) and due to the adult nature of the Racino.

Course Map:  You may find the course map here:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/1421275480/

Additional Questions:  For any questions not answered here, please email [email protected] or call the race hotline at 614-332-5205.

See you at Brew Brothers at 7pm on race night!


September 16, 2017


September 16, 2017 (Saturday) - 08:00
5 kilometers


Sep 16 2017 : Foggy in the morning.
14.1°C - 25.0°C (57.3°F - 77.0°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


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