TRA Cherry Blossom 5K

2018 Race Details:
  • Start Date:  Saturday, April 14, 2018

  • Start Time:  9:00 am

  • Distance:  5K (3.1 miles)

  • Registration:  Pruitt Field, Ohio University Track

  • Start Line:  Bike Path (adjacent from track)

  • Awards:  As Runners Finish


The Team Run Athens Cherry Blossom 5K is coming to Athens Ohio in conjunction with the Athens Marathon.  This makes it the "weekend of running" in the city of Athens!  Sponsored by local running group, Team Run Athens, the Cherry Blossom 5K is a fun event that will kickoff the Athens Marathon weekend!  Join us Saturday morning for the 5K, then stay for the full and half marathons the next day!  The 5K course will be out and back on the scenic Hockhocking Bike Path starting adjacent from the Ohio University Track.  Registration, packet pick-up, and awards will all be inside the track on the morning of the CB5K.  


Race-Day Details



5:00 am -  Pre-Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-Up Opens

6:30 am -  Pre-Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-Up Closes


7:30 am - Race Day Registration

8:30 am - Registration Closes

9:00 am - Cherry Blossom 5K Starts


8:00 am - Athens Full and Half Marathon Starts


Team Run Athens Shirt:

The first 100 registered runners will receive a Team Run Athens shirt when registering!


Online:  Online registration will be the only method of registration until the Thursday before the Cherry Blossom 5K.  You will register at at the link provided below.  

*please note there is a small processing fee when registering at of less than 10%*

Pre-Race Day:  There will be a registration table set up Friday night from 5:00-6:30pm at Ohio Valley Running Company, 20 Station Street, Athens, Ohio.  Cash or checks only are accepted, payable to SEOTR..  


Race Day:  Race day registration will be available starting at 7:30am and close at 8:30am, a half hour before the race starts.  The registration table and check-in will be at Pruitt Field, Ohio University Track.  Cash or checks only are accepted, payable to SEOTR. 



Online Registration:  $20

Pack Pick-up Registration:  $25

Race Day Registration:  $25

Packet Pick-Up:

Friday:  If you are pre-registered and would like to pick up your bib # and race packet early, swing by Ohio Valley Running Company, located at 20 Station Street, Athens, Ohio from 5:00-6:30pm the evening before the race.  Race-registration also takes place here on Friday.

Saturday:  If you registered online and need your bib # and packet the morning of the race, we'll have it ready for you at the race site from 7:30-8:30am.  Race registration will also take place during this time on race morning.