Redlegs Run FAQ

What is included in my registration fee?
All participants receive a race t-shirt (technical for 10K participants), unique race bib, entry to the post-race party in the Kroger Fan Zone, custom race medal, and one (1) View Level ticket to the May 21 Reds game. Each paid participant will receive a race medal upon completion of their respective event.
The post-race party will occur in the Kroger Fan Zone. Activities include: music, food, and beverages.
What is included in my virtual registration fee?
All virtual participants will receive a race t-shirt, unique race bib, custom race medal, and one (1) View Level ticket to the May 21 Reds game mailed to them the week after the race.
Can I transfer from the virtual race to the actual race?
Yes, you can. Transfers are available through May 12 for a nominal fee. Please contact for more information.
Can someone else pick up my packet?
Yes! You are able to pick-up another participant's packet for them. Please have their first and last name and the race they registered for. If they have a common name like Joe Smith, please be prepared to provide their birthdate as well.
Where can I leave my personal items?
In order to maintain the safest environment for all participants, runners/walkers are not allowed to leave personal items behind during races. We strongly recommend that you leave valuables at home, in your car, or with a family member. All persons and carry-in items are subject to search. All unattended bags & items will be removed from the premises. Additionally, no firearms or other weapons are permitted at the event, including on the properly of Great American Ball Park, parking lots and along the Redlegs Run course.
Are there any age restrictions?
Children must be 10 years of age or younger to participate in the Gapper's Kids Fun Run. There are no age restrictions on any of the other races.
What if I have a group of 10 or more?
If you would like to register 10 or more runners for any of the five races, please contact for further details.
Are there restrooms available?
Portable restrooms are available on Mehring Way between Broadway and Joe Nuxhall Way. Please see the course map for exact locations.
Can I take pictures?
Bring your phone or camera! If you plan to post on any social media platforms, please use #RedlegsRun. Official race photographers will not be present on the field. Please be aware that any photographs and/or videos taken at the event can be used for Reds marketing purposes.
What happens if there is bad weather?
This event will occur Rain or Shine, there are no refunds. The course will be modified in the event it cannot be held inside the stadium.
Can my family/friends watch?
Spectators must enter through the main gates of the ballpark at Crosley Terrace (corner of Second Street and Joe Nuxhall Way) or the right field gate (on Mehring Way before Joe Nuxhall Way). All non-race participants must go through metal detectors before entering the ballpark. Only those registered for the races will be permitted on the warning track.
Can I use a stroller on the course?
Strollers may be used during the race but must be dropped off at Dock 3 prior to entering the ballpark to finish the race. Strollers will not be allowed at the finish line.
Are dogs permitted?
Due to the insurance constraints and location of the finish line, dogs are not permitted at the event.
Where are the waterstops located?
There are 3 waterstops on the 5K course and 4 waterstops on the 10K course. Please see the course map for exact locations.
How can I check my results?
Results for all chip-timed events will be available after the race at the Results Tent in the Kroger Fan Zone. Please visit the tent to pick-up your individually printed personal results. Results will also be available online beginning Sunday, May 14 at Anyone that qualifies for a prize must pick it up the day of the race at the prize booth in the Kroger Fan Zone.
Can I walk?
Running and/or walking is welcome during the 5K & 10K events. However, we ask that you please maintain at least an 18:00 minute per mile pace (finishing in under two hours) because we need to re-open the streets that we close at the two hour mark. If you are not able to keep this pace, please keep in mind you may be required to move onto the sidewalks when the roads re-open.
What is the Festive Fan contest?
The participant with the most festive Reds attire will win four (4) Field Box tickets for a Reds game on May 21. The "Festive Fan" promotion is open to all Redlegs Run participants over the age of 18. You are automatically considered for this award just by showing up on race day in your Reds regalia.
What about parking?
The Reds Community Fund suggests parking in the Central Riverfront Garage underneath the stadium. It is pay-upon-entry from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. for $5. Please see the parking map for lot entrances.
How do I receive my ticket to the Reds game?
Tickets for the May 21 Reds game will be distributed to participants at packet pick-up.
Can I purchase additional race shirts?
Additional T-shirts and technical shirts will be sold in the Kroger Fan Zone upon completion of the event or by e-mailing after the race (based upon availability).
Who is the charity or beneficiary?
All proceeds benefit the Reds Community Fund. The RCF is the official non-profit organization of the Cincinnati Reds. Since its inception in 2001, the Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball and softball-themed outreach efforts. Find out more at
What if I have additional questions?
For more information about the Redlegs Run, please contact us at

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Sorry, no exceptions. This means once we receive your registration, you are unable to receive a refund if you cannot participate. This No Refunds Policy applies even if the Event is cancelled for any reason. If this occurs, your registration fee will be considered a donation to the Reds Community Fund to be utilized for one of their many outreach initiatives

On-Site Registration

Online registration for the Redlegs Run is now closed. There's still time to sign-up at packet pick-up and the day of the race!

  • Thursday, May 11: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Great American Ball Park - Outside the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Friday, May 12: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Great American Ball Park - Outside the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Saturday, May 13: 6 a.m. Great American Ball Park - Dock 3, off Pete Rose Way