WTOL RIVER RUN 10K

Saturday — 5.25.19 / Start: 7:30am
Location: 730 N. Summit St., Downtown Toledo, Ohio

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WTOL River Run 10k — Downtown Toledo, Ohio

WTOL River Run 10k

Get ready for this premier, competitive 10k race in downtown Toledo. This Memorial Day weekend tradition begins at the Promenade Park on Summit St. and finish at the WTOL 11 studios for an after party with Pizza Papalis and Michelob Ultra. This counter-clockwise route crosses two downtown bridges, bringing back memories of Northwest Ohio racing from the 1990s.

The WTOL River Run 10k is the first race in the annual Run the 419 Grand Prix Series.

Start Time: 7:30am
Course Open: 1.5 hours
Maximum Field: 1,500 Runners
Minimum Age: 9 on Race Day

$100 King & Queen of the Hill Cash Prize

This cash prize is awarded to the fastest male and female runner from the 1 mile split mat, over the High Level Bridge to the 2 mile split mat. To be eligible, registered runners must start the race and complete the full certified route within the allotted course time limit. — Plus an additional award presented by Sylvan Studio.

Premium Perks

  • Dynamic Results
  • Custom Finisher Medal
  • Gender Specific Tech Shirt
  • Post-race Refreshments
  • Age Group Awards
  • King & Queen of the Hill Cash Prizes
  • Shareable Photographs

Overall Awards — Free Shoes from Dave’s Running Shop

Mercy Health is our preferred sports medicine provider and provides all on course and finish line medical coverage. For immediate access to the Mercy Health Sports Medicine Team call the 24 hour Sports Medicine Hotline @ 419.754.7529.

WTOL River Run Course Map — Click Image to Enlarge

WTOL River Run 10k — Downtown Toledo, Ohio

NOTE: Race-day packet pickup is located at WTOL 11 studios, near the finish line. The start line is located on Summit St. in front of Promenade Park. The finish line is on Summit St. in front of WTOL 11 Studios.

WTOL River Run Is Made Possible By
Pizza Papalis, WTOL River Run 10k sponsorSylvan Studio
WTOL River Run Benefits
Team RWB

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WTOL RIVER RUN 10K FEATURES SCENIC RIVER CROSSING ON TOLEDO’S HISTORIC HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE

A unique feature of the WTOL River Run 10k road race is a river crossing via the historic High Level Bridge in downtown Toledo. The Anthony Wayne Bridge, commonly called simply the High Level Bridge, is Toledo’s only historic high level bridge, and it is a defining landmark for the city. Toledo has other Maumee River crossings, some of which are historic, but they are low level crossings with movable spans to provide for navigation.

This impressive bridge was constructed in 1931. It features an attractive tower design. The towers feature various lattice patterns, and some of the structural steel on them is itself latticed. The top and bottom horizontal portions of the tower bracing above the roadway have a slight arch to them. The towers do not have the extremely tall feeling that some suspension bridges have, because of a medium span length coupled with a wide four-lane roadway on this bridge create the illusion of shorter towers.

The bridge contains a traditional design of three suspended spans; one between towers, and one at each end next to the towers. The suspender cables for this bridge extend down from the main cable in pairs. Stiffening for the deck of the Anthony Wayne bridge is accomplished via a through-plate girder design. The bridge features a Warren deck truss approach span that is located next to e