Photo of person tying running shoes, by Malik Skydsgard, courtesty of Unsplash.

Get ready to lace up your running/walking shoes! Ohio Northern University’s Office of Alumni Relations and Cross Country team have partnered to offer their third annual, but first in-person, 5K race for the University and for the community. The Polar Bear 5K will be held Saturday, July 16 starting at 8:30 a.m.
Registration is $25 and includes a 2022 Polar Bear 5K T-shirt. The registration deadline is Friday, July 8. To register, visit the Alumni Relations events page.
Check-in and the start/finish line will be at Dial-Roberson Stadium’s England Gate on the west side of campus.
The Polar Bear 5K  will benefit the Dimensions Award Scholars Program, which offers financial assistance, social programming and academic support to ONU students with backgrounds that are underrepresented at the University.
For more information about the 2022 Polar Bear 5K, visit or contact Alumni Relations at 419-772-2727.