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Polar Bear 5K to benefit Dimensions Award Scholars Program

8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 16

Get ready to lace up your running or 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 Ada area 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. (Virtual version deadline is July 1 to receive the t-shirt in time)

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, 3768 Klinger Rd.

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.