Active Living

Light The Night Walk


Enjoy an evening of fun and inspiration. Participants walk leisurely along a two mile route in their communities. Dedication banners and remembrance ceremonies provide an opportunity to display a name or message, honoring or commemorating a family member or friend with cancer. There will be food, refreshments, and entertainment, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Walk Program begins at 7:00 p.m., and the Walk will begin promptly afterwards. Light The Night is for the whole family!   … [Read more...]

A Pretzel Party That Thinks It’s A Bike Race


The ride is held in conjunction with the Germantown Pretzel Festival and is sponsored by the Germantown Lions. All proceeds go to local food pantries and participating civic organizations. The first annual tour will kick off at 8:30 AM, Saturday, September 27, 2014. This ride is an all-ages, family-friendly event. Want to ride a tandem? Come-along? Fixie? Recumbent? Unicycle? Pedicab? Everyone is welcome! A ride across the wooden planks of the historic Germantown covered bridge is a feature enjoyed on all routes. … [Read more...]

Abilities Dash 5K This Saturday

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Join us in support of Montgomery County's critical Human Services Levy! When you support the Human Services Levy Campaign in Montgomery County, you help protect at-risk children and seniors, people born with developmental disabilities, unemployed adults seeking jobs, and our public health. More than 50,000 people - from every community in Montgomery County - rely on these critical, quality human services.   … [Read more...]

Join The Greater Dayton 5K Heart Walk and Run Saturday


As the signature fundraising event for the American Heart Association, the 5K Heart Walk/Run promotes physical activity and heart healthy living in an environment that’s fun for the whole family. … [Read more...]

Run, Swim, Splash, Crawl Your Way Along The River


Tomfoolery Outdoors challenges you to the River Rampage this Sat, Sep 13, at 5:00pm.  Run, swim, splash, crawl and slide your way through the beautiful riverfront property at Adventures on the Great Miami. This isn't your ordinary mud run or obstacle race! This is one part trail run, one part river swim with an epic slip n slide finish. Throw in food, live music, beer, bonfire, and camping and we have the recipe for a memorable finish line celebration. Not to mention, a great place to share stories from the race. Set up camp before the race and make it an overnight adventure. River … [Read more...]

6th Annual Run.Walk.Jog for Sickle Cell Disease


On Saturday, September 6th the program begins at 10am with a releasing of the doves ceremony in memory of lost loved ones, health screenings, vendors, food and music.  Unfortunately, there is no universal cure for sickle cell and currently 3,500 Ohioans suffer with sickle cell disease. An estimated 2.5 million Americans carry the sickle cell trait.  … [Read more...]

Register For Buttercream 5K by 9/4 To Get The T-shirt


Proceeds of the Buttercream 5K that kicks off from Marina Drive on Sat, 9/13/14 will go to benefit the West Carrollton Merchants Association Scholarship Fund.  Finish with tasty Buttercream treats!  Awards offered to the top three overall Female and Male. Medals in age groups 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. … [Read more...]

Free FitCamp hits the Dayton area


Butterflies in my stomach - it never fails, anytime I try a new fitness class and I have no idea what to expect. The latest free fitness class to hit the block, Dayton Free FitCamp, proved to be no exception. I follow enough Dayton area gyms and fitness activities that Dayton Free FitCamp undoubtedly popped up in my Facebook newsfeed. Free? Bootcamp style classes? Outside in a park? Okay, this has to be too good to be true. What's the catch? I decided to check out that Tuesday evening's class to find out for myself.   Dayton Free FitCamp officially started in late July, and meets twice a … [Read more...]

Biking For The Beer Of It


Deschutes Brewery sponsored 10 mile loop from West Carrolton to A Taste of Wine in Miamisburg. Deschutes Beers presented by Kaitlin Walker & will include a t-shirt & pint glass for all participants.Starts: 6:00 PM Sharp, begins at Roberd’s in West Carrollton across from Post Office on East Central Avenue. Cost is $25 & is limited to first 80 cyclists. For prepaid reservations, call Bonnie or Kim at A Taste of Wine @ (937) 247-1120. … [Read more...]

Canoegrass Is Back!


Canoegrass is a weekend celebration of bluegrass music, the best of the human spirit and river life. The banks of the Great Miami River will come alive with the best entertainers in the region.  This isn’t your ordinary festival. Get ready to get wet, wild and jam all weekeBring a friend, a cooler, camp and celebrate the river life at Adventures on the Great Miami.  By the end of weekend, everyone will be yelling “Take a Drink a Beer” … [Read more...]