Dirt trail 5K returning to Findlay park

FINDLAY – Blanchard Valley Hospital Rehab & Sports Medicine and the Hancock Park District are sponsoring the fourth annual Flirt with Dirt 5K Trail Run/Walk July 13.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at Riverbend Recreation Area, Findlay. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

The course is wood-chipped, grass and dirt trails with short stretches of asphalt throughout the park area.

This is a USA Track & Field-certified course and is an official 2013 Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series race.

Awards are to be given to the top three male and female runners in each age division. Additional prizes are to be given.

Cost is $18 for people registered by June 28, which guarantees a race shirt. Registration after June 28 and on race day is $25, and includes a shirt while supplies last.

A portion of the race proceeds are to be donated to the Hancock Christian Clearing House and the Blanchard Valley Health Foundation.

For more information or to register, visit www.bvhealthsystem.org.