Oy Vey 5k


The Oy Vey 5k at the Jewish Cultural Festival returns Sunday, August 9! The scenic, chip-timed 5k run/walk will ensure a personal best with its fast, flat course, but those looking to take in the scenery will have the beauty of the park and river to gaze upon. A NEW kids' fun run will encourage our littlest attendees to join in on the excitement! Register online now.

9:30am Registration opens
10:10am Kids Fun Run
10:30am 5k begins
11:00am Jewish Cultural Festival opens

$25 Pre-Registration through July 15 (Shirt included)
$30 Registration July 16-August 7 (Shirt not guaranteed)
$35 Race Day Registration (Shirt not guaranteed)

$100 cash prize each to top male and female

All proceeds from the Oy Vey 5k will benefit Temple Israel’s Social Action Fund which supports programs and activities designed to positively impact the entire community.

2019 Race results & 2019 Race photos

Important info:

  1. Packet pick-up is available beginning at 9:30am at Temple Israel on Sunday, August 9.  There is no packet pick-up available at Temple Israel prior to race day.
  2. Parking for the event will be available across the street from Temple Israel (130 Riverside Dr, Dayton, OH 45405).  Parking on Temple Israel grounds will be reserved for those with accessibility challenges only. With that said, there are free spaces on the west side of Riverside Drive on Babbitt Street, Best Street, Linwood Street, and White Allen Ave.  There may be additional free parking available in the business parking lots in the same area. 
  3. This event is a chip-timed event and will be handled by Speedy Feet.  Each person's chip will be activated when they cross the start line and it will be marked when they cross the finish line.  Winners will be announced on the Jewish Cultural Festival outdoor stage at 11:45am and all results will be posted online after the event. 
  4. Each participant will receive $5 in tickets that may be used for food and drinks at the Jewish Cultural Festival.  We invite you to stay and enjoy the festivities!  There are activities for all ages and interests.

Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible.

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