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Put-in-Bay 5K – Run Or Walk Family Fun

The Miller Ferry Boat Line Put-in-Bay 5K is a great race held on the island annually.  Over 700 runners travel to Put-in-Bay to participate in a scenic race the ends in front of the beautiful Put-In-Bay Docks & Marinas.

This picturesque racecourse cuts a path through the scenic backroads of South Bass Island. The fresh island air and picturesque scenery makes the miles go by quickly! Challenge your personal record or be the fastest in your group on this stunning course. Not about the speed? Enjoy the walk and the view! Race proceeds benefit the Mother of Sorrows Church.

Trophies for the winners always inspire stiff competition. At the same time as the  Miller Boat line 5k, there is a One Mile Family oriented Fun Walk so the kids and everyone can get to enjoy the fun!

Annual Miller Boat Line Put-in-Bay 5K Particulars

  • Event Date: Saturday, September 19 12 noon to 5 pm
  • Location: Throughout Put-in-Bay Ohio South Bass Island
  • Start and Finish: Boathouse Restaurant
  • Race Length: 5K
  • Fun Walk: 1 mile

The Boathouse Restaurant is where the races commence and ends. For observers, the restaurant offers great food and drinks along with great entertainment.

Race Location

The Boathouse Biergarten is located on Hartford Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay Ohio. This downtown location is near many great destinations and lodging. The Jet Express dock and downtown marina are right nearby. Beautiful DeRivera Park is across the street. There you can also take a ride on Kimberly’s Carousel.

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