Watch here for registration web link  for our 2019 Race!

Please watch this page for information on our 2019 Annual July 4th 5K Run and Walk!

Or visit Premier Races below for information on this and other races.

Rotary July 4th 5K Walk/Run and Event Schedule

Also please visit our "Rotary Honors Veterans" page on the left navigation bar for information and registration information about our new annual fall run.

The Rotary Club of Westerville thanks you for all that you make possible by supporting this and all of our events.

Thank you for joining us at the 2018 Run.  It was a great success thanks to you and all of our sponsors.  Please plan on entering again in 2019, same time, same place!

Run-Walk & Children’s Run
Location:  Alum Creek Park North, West Main Street

6:30 a.m.      Registration Opens
8:00 a.m.      5K Run-Walk
9:15 a.m.     Children’s Fun Run
9:25 a.m.     Awards Ceremony

Additional information:   Mike Jones, Race Director    614-554-0833 (cell)


Location: Staging is at the St. Paul Church parking lot.  The parade begins at 1 p.m. at the intersection of North State Street and Old County Line Road.  It proceeds south on State Street to Electric Avenue, turns east on Electric Avenue to Westerville South High School.

Theme:  Home of the Free, Because of the Brave

Creator of Theme:  Riley Jacopin, 1st grader at McVay Elementary School.  Riley won the contest involving children in 16 Westerville-area elementary schools.  She will receive a $100 award at the June 8th Rotary meeting at Villa Milano, and will ride in the parade.  Riley is the daughter of Caitlin Jacopin and Sgt. Shane Jacopin, who will travel from Camp Pendleton to attend the award presentation.

A community food drive will be conducted along the parade route for the benefit of the Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM).  Canned and packaged food items will be collected by WARM volunteers with shopping carts.