Road to Freedom 5k

Proceeds benefit the Oberlin Underground Railroad Center project, which will preserve and celebrate Oberlin's rich history in the Underground Railroad and abolitionist movement.


Saturday, October 7, 2017


Hamilton Recreation Complex
225 W Hamilton Street
Oberlin OH 44074

Start Time:

Registration (cash or check only)/Packet Pickup- 8:00 a.m. 
5k Run/1 Mile Walk - 9:00 a.m. 


5K Run/Walk
1 Mile Walk


Early Registration (on or before July 31) - $20

Standard Registration (on or after August 1) - $25

Race Day (cash or check only) - $30

Online registration will close Friday, October 6, at 9am.

All mailed entries must be received by Wednesday, October 4.
Make checks payable to HERMES and mail entries to:

Hermes Sports & Events
2425 West 11th St., Suite #2
Cleveland, OH 44113

Awards - 5k only

Overall Male and Overall Female racers will receive awards.

Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female racers in each age group will receive awards.

14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & Over.

What You Get

Scenic course featuring the Northcoast Inland Trail
All participants receive t-shirts and post-race refreshments

More Information

For more information, contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933

Sponsorship Opportunities and Donations

Oberlin Underground Railroad Center