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The Pancake Run Half Marathon, 10K, 5k & 1-mile

New Years Day, January 1st at T.J. Chumps in Miamisburg, Ohio

Featured in Runner's World as a Great Race to Start the New Year! This New Year’s Day, resolve to run, eat pancakes and have a blast with family and friends! This race features a pancake breakfast with beer, Bloody Mary's w/ Belle of Dayton Vodka, Mimosas, coffee, OJ and fruit. There are races for everyone, unique finisher medals and stylish tees. Come celebrate the New Year running with us!

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  • Fun Themed Race for Everyone in the Family including the Beast 3-Race Challenge!
  • Pancake Breakfast at TJ Chumps in Miamisburg with Pancakes, Fruit, Orange Juice, Coffee, Beer, Mimosas and Bloody Marys w/ Belle of Dayton Vodka!
  • Photo Booth & Professional In-Race Photos!
  • Pancake Finisher Medals to first 400 Registered in any Race and New Beast Finisher Medal to first 75 Registered for Beast 3-Race Challenge! Those not in the first 400 or 75 will receive a Classic medal, which are just as cool. 
  • Stylish Lifestyle tees in Men’s & Women’s Cut with Option for Long Sleeve Hoodie Upgrade (See men's and women's designs)!
  • Pricing for all Budgets & Portion of Race Proceeds Support Local Charities!

Timed Races 

Half Marathon (13.1 Miles), 10k (6.2 miles), 5k (3.1 miles), 1-Mile & The Beast 3-Race Challenge (do the 1-mile, 5k and 10k for a total of 10.3 miles)

Time Limit

There is a 3-hour and 30-minute time limit (8:30am-12:00pm) on the half marathon. Timing ends at 12:00pm. If you are unable to complete the race in this time, please pick a shorter race option.

Course Maps & Directions

  • Registration, Packet-Pickup and Post-Race Party will be at TJ Chumps: 12 E. Linden Ave., Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
  • The race start and finish line will be at Miamisburg Community Park at 550 First St. in Miamisburg, Ohio, which is a short walk from TJ Chumps.
  • To get to the park from TJ Chumps
    • Head east on E. Linden Ave. toward S. 1st St.
    • Turn right onto S. 1st St.
    • The park will be about a ¼ mile down on your left.
  • Runners will complete an out and back course loop that starts and finishes in Miamisburg Community Park. The course uses the Miamisburg Park Path and the Mound business park. The course is mostly flat and is hosted on paved roads and surfaces. There is a small hill on the 10k and half marathon course. Half Marathon runners will do the course loop 2 times.
  • There is a 3.5-hour time limit on the half marathon. Timing ends at 12:00pm. If you are unable to complete the race in 3.5 hours, please pick a shorter race option.

1-Mile Course: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/951355487  

5K Course: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/951353745

10K Course: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2224866655

Half Marathon Course: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2224871482 (complete this course 2x)

Dec. 31st Early Packet Pickup

  • 3-5 p.m. early packet pickup  & Registration at TJ Chumps. You have the option to use your drink ticket during this time too.

Jan. 1st Race Day

  • 7:00-9:45 a.m.: Registration & Packet Pickup at TJ Chumps
  • 8:30 a.m.: Half Marathon Start
  • 9:00 a.m.: 1-mile Start
  • 9:20 a.m.: 5K Start
  • 10:00 a.m.: 10K Start
  • 12:00 p.m.: Timing Ends - If you cannot complete your race by this time, please choose a shorter race option.

Race Shirts

You can pick a short-sleeve lifestyle tees with an option to upgrade to a long sleeve hoodie. There is a choice between Men’s Cut & Women’s Cut. To be guaranteed a race tee, you must register at least 2 weeks in advance of the race.

Short Sleeve Men's Triblend Tee: Style & Size Chart
Short Sleeve Women's Triblend Tee: Style & Size Chart 
Long Sleeve Men's Hoodie: Style & Size Chart  Long Sleeve Women's Hoodie: Style & Size Chart

Awesome Finisher Medals

These are given to the first 400 in Any Race! Plus Beast Finisher Medals are given to the first 75 in that race. Those not in the first 400 or 75 will receive a Classic medal, which are just as cool. 

Pancake Medal for all Runners! Bonus Medal: for all Beast Runners!

Post Race Party

After the race, all finishers will be provided a post-race breakfast at TJ Chumps in Miamisburg, that includes Pancakes, Fruit, Orange Juice, Milk, Water, Coffee, Beer, Mimosas and Bloody Marys w/ Belle of Dayton Vodka!

Parking and Restrooms

There will be parking available at Miamisburg Community Park, Miamisburg Riverfront Park, and on the streets of Miamisburg. There will be restrooms available at TJ Chumps, Miamisburg Community Park and Miamisburg Riverfront Park.

In-Race Photos & Photo Booth

We will have a photographer out on course to take your pictures while you race. Then after your race you can pose with your friends, family and team at our FREE photo booth. We will post all pictures on Facebook after the race for you to like, tag and share!

Event Pricing

Pricing Points: (1) September; (2) October; (3) November - December 23; (4) December 24 -30; (5) December 31-January 1. Everyone enjoys post-race party with photos, food, drinks, and a super fun race!

  • All ages Fun Run: Does NOT include Swag or Timing = $20
  • All ages, 1-Mile Race: Includes Swag and Timing = $30-35-40-45-50*
  • All ages, 5K Race: Includes Swag and Timing = $35-40-45-50-55*
  • All ages, 10K Race: Includes Swag and Timing = $40-45-50-55-60*
  • The Beast 3-Race Challenge (10.3 miles: Run the 1-mile, 5k & 10k): Includes Swag, Timing, Pancake & Beast Finisher Medals = $60-65-70-75-80*
  • Half Marathon: Includes Swag and Timing = $85-90-95-100-105*

NOTE: Registration is not refundable under any circumstances. Those registering for the low-cost race option do not receive event timing, event tee, and finisher medal. Everyone receives post-race meal and drink. If you skip the event tee you can save $5; upgrade to hoodie $10 more. All racers who are pushed, pulled or carried are FREE and do not need to register. Any free registration does not include timing, swag or post race meal and drink. 

Inclement & Cold Weather Plan

Our race is scheduled in Ohio on January 1st, so cold weather, snow, ice, and freezing wind chills could be a part of the race day weather. Review our safety procedures and cold weather recommendations in advance of race day! 

Directions to TJ Chumps

12 East Linden Ave. in Miamisburg, Ohio 45342

From East: Take Rt. 725 West from I-75 (Dayton Mall Area). Follow to Historic Downtown Miamisburg (about 3 miles). Once you cross First St., proceed around market square turning left onto Main St. (one-way street). Go about one block and TJ Chumps is on the left corner gof Main St. and Linden Ave.

From West: If you are on Rt. 725 heading East, turn right onto Main St. and proceed to Linden Ave., turn left. TJ Chumps on the right, corner of Linden Ave. and Main St.

From North: Go South on old Dixie Dr. from West Carrollton. Stay on Dixie as it becomes Main St., TJ Chumps is on the left corner of Main St. and Linden Ave. in Downtown Miamisburg.

From South: Go North on Dayton-Cincinnati Pk. from Franklin. Follow to Downtown Miamisburg. Turn left on Linden Ave., TJ Chumps on the left corner of Linden Ave. and Main St.

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