The Blue Circle Run
Join us in 2022 for lots of fun! This 5K/10K/walk benefits Diabetes Dayton. We invite you to support Diabetes Dayton with your registration and/or donation. The blue circle is the universal symbol for Diabetes and this race’s proceeds will benefit those affected by all types of Diabetes.
About Diabetes Dayton
Diabetes Dayton is an independent, non-profit agency serving the Dayton area since 1963. Our mission is to improve the quality of life with programs and services that address the prevention and management of diabetes. All monies raised for Diabetes Dayton stay in the local Greater Dayton community. Our programs and services include: free AADE-accredited diabetes education classes, diabetes supplies for the uninsured, Healthy Me! wellness series, diabetes screenings, presentations, resource referral, and a summer camp for children living with diabetes.
Event Schedule (subject to change):
Pre-race (at Diabetes Dayton office)
Friday, November 4th
4-7 pm Pick up and registration
Race day (at the Mandalay Banquet Center)
6:30-7:45 am: Race day packet pick up.
7:45 am: You may arrive and begin lining up
8:00 am: 5K and 10K start.
THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE RACE DAY REGISTRATION!! Please register online by 7:45am on race day.
One Day Only, April 1st!
Both distances $25!
Early registration on or before September 30th
5K walk/run $30 | 10k run $35 | Virtual $35
Registration October 1st - November 5th at 7:45am.
5k walk/run $35 | 10k run $40 | Virtual $40
We will be enforcing a 15 minute/mile pace for the 10K. Please keep this in mind as you're selecting your event.
Registration includes a short sleeve shirt if registered by 10/26. Upgrade to a long sleeve shirt for an additional $10. Save $5 and select no shirt.
*New this year! Add on a super soft hoodie for $29.99.
Blue circle accessories/attire strongly encouraged!! After you register, create your own fundraiser page and share with family and friends. Earn up to $25 by referring your friends and family! For every FIVE people who register with your code, you'll earn $5 back!
Per the event insurance, no animals are allowed at the event (service animals are, of course, permitted).
You must be able to hear instructions from volunteers, first responders, and event staff, so we strongly advise against wearing headphones and earbuds.
10K participants will be the first to line up and start.
Virtual Race Option:
Want to support Diabetes Dayton but aren't able to attend in person? Register virtually and pick up your race items at Diabetes Dayton or choose to have them mailed to you. Your registration fee includes shipping.
Registration and races start/end at Mandalay Banquet Center, 2700 E River Rd, Moraine OH 45439.
Chip timed by Key Sports
Everyone will receive a finisher medal.
On race day, we will be following the guidance currently recommended from the State of Ohio.