Mark your calendars! The 2017 Hyde Park Blast returns on Saturday, June 24!
This full-day event includes a 4 mile run/walk and Kids Fun Run in the morning followed by criterium bike races, chariot races and Block Party featuring live music in the evening.
Schedule of Events
Thursday, June 22 - Friday, June 23
Packet pick-up and late registration will be at Fleet Feet Sports in Oakley during the following dates and times: (3235 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45209; 513-321-7555)
Thursday 6/22 - 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Friday 6/23 - 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Saturday, June 24
6:30 AM - REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP
(Near corner of Erie and Edwards, look for tall yellow flags)
7:30 AM - 4 MILE RUN/WALK BEGINS
Run or walk the 4-mile course, a scenic and challenging loop that starts just west of Hyde Park Square, winds through historic Hyde Park and ends in the Square. Registration includes tech shirt, runner giveaway, celebratory beer and food.
9:00 AM - KIDS FUN RUNS BEGIN
Get your kids active and out of the house! Bring them to the Blast and let them run around Hyde Park Square while friends and family cheer them on. Kids registration includes a t-shirt and awards and snack upon finishing.
12:00 PM - CYCLING RACES BEGIN
The Hyde Park Blast cycling races have become the largest one day competitive road cycling event in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Online registration will open March 17th and close June 23rd.
4:00 PM - BLOCK PARTY BEGINS
Join a few thousand of your friends for the best Block Party of the summer – and it's sure to be a BLAST! We'll be dancing, eating, drinking and celebrating as we cheer on the cyclists ...and chariots...as they circle Hyde Park Square. Bands TBA.
7:00 PM - CHARIOT RACES BEGINS
You heard it right... chariot race. Grab 2 of your friends, construct a chariot and race to around Hyde Park Square.
8:30 PM - PRO 1/2/3 MENS CYCLING RACE
Watch the excitement as the pro cyclers take on Hyde Park Square.
About the Hyde Park Blast
The Hyde Park Blast was co-founded by Cheryl Koopman and Chad Sims, both Hyde Park residents, as a way for the community to have fun, be active and raise money for a good cause – the fight against cancer.
Since 2001, more than $500,000 has been donated to Cincinnati cancer charities. To learn more aout the benefitting charities, click here.
If you would like to get involved, or have questions please let us know!