Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K/10K

Cyclones Frozen 5K/10K


Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K/10K

Saturday February 2, 2019

The Cincinnati Cyclones are very proud to present the Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K & 10K. This unique winter race takes you on a course along the Banks of the Ohio River and through Cincinnati’s Transit Center underneath second street! Join Twister, Puckchop, and thousands of other brave souls as we achieve our New Years resolutions & support the Cincinnati Cyclones Foundation in the process! 

Every Participant Will Receive:

  • Long Sleeve Tech Shirt 
  • Finisher Medal
  • Hot Chocolate After The Race
  • 1 Cyclones Voucher Good For Any 2018-19 Regular Season Home Game
  • SWAG From Our Partners & Snacks/Drinks After The Race!


  • Before 12/31: $30 (5K) / $35 (10K)
  • 1/1 - Race Day: $35 (5K) / $40 (10K)
  • Online Registration ends at 7pm on February 1
  • Walk Up Registration will be available at U.S. Bank Arena during packet pickup + the morning of the race 




From I-75 Southbound

  • Take Freeman Avenue Exit.
  • Continue on Freeman until it turns into Mehring Way and bears left.
  • Turn left Central
  • Turn right into parking garage at Pete Rose Way
  • Park at east end and walk up (you will enter at the west end)
  • Walk up to the walkway near the Reds entrance at 2nd Street to US Bank Arena

From I-71 Southbound

  • Take Gilbert Ave. Exit and turn right on E Court St.
  • Take left on Reedy (across from Casino).
  • Take left onto Eggleston.
  • Take right onto Pete Rose Way.
  • 1st parking garage on left just past Mehring Way
  • from 1st garage just walk up the US Bank Arena
  • 2nd parking: go straight into Reds parking and walk up
  • Walk up to the walkway near the Reds entrance at 2nd Street to US Bank Arena

From I-71/I-75 Northbound

  • Take Fifth Street Exit after crossing Brent Spence Bridge into Ohio.
  • Take right onto Central Avenue.
  • Take left into parking garage at Pete Rose Way
  • Park at east end and walk up (you will enter at the west end)
  • Walk up to the walkway near the Reds entrance at 2nd Street to US Bank Arena

From U.S. Highway 50 Westbound (Columbia Parkway)

  • Take Third Street Exit.
  • Take left onto Elm Street
  • Take left into parking garage just after you pass 2nd Street
  • Go all the way to the east end – you are entering from the west end
  • Walk up to the walkway near the Reds entrance at 2nd Street to US Bank Arena

From U.S. Highway 50 Eastbound

  • Take Mehring Way Exit
  • Turn left onto Central
  • Turn right into parking garage at Pete Rose Way
  • Park at east end and walk up (you will enter at the west end)
  • Walk up to the walkway near the Reds entrance at 2nd Street to US Bank Arena

From I-471 North

  • Take westbound US 50 after crossing the Daniel Beard Carter Bridge into Ohio
  • Take the Third Street Exit
  • Turn left onto Elm
  • Turn left into parking garage just past 2nd Street
  • Go to east end of parking garage (you entered the west end)
  • Walk up to street level
  • Take the walkway near 2nd Street and just north on the Reds entrance to US Bank Arena

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be located inside U.S. Bank Arena on the Plaza level behind sections 102-111. In addition to the times below, runners may pick up their packets at the same location during the hockey game on Friday, February 1. However, you must have a ticket to the game to enter the Arena after 6pm. Packets will be available until the end of the second intermission. 

  • Thursday, January 31 12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Friday, February 1 12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, February 2 7:00am - 9:00am

(Race starts at 9:00am SHARP. The Start Line is approximately a 5 minute walk from the Arena)

Roads begin to close at 8:00am, so come early!

Parking: You are welcome to park on the Northern lane of Mehring Way next to U.S. Bank Arena on Thursday and Friday for free (prior to 6pm). Enter the Security Entrance at the corner of Mehring Way and Old Broadway and take the elevator to the 4th floor (Plaza Level).

1) Walk-Up Registration (behind section 104): We will offer walk-up registration on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning. Stop by the registration table should you still need to register. We accept Credit Cards and Cash.

2) Bib Pickup (behind section 106): This is the first place you need to go. Bibs will be sorted alphabetically by your last name. Your voucher for the Cyclones game is on your bib. If you purchased additional vouchers you will receive them here as well.

--The only thing you need in order to run the race is your bib. Stations 3-5 will remain open at U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday until 11am, so if there is a line you can come back after the race--

3) T-Shirt Pickup (behind section 108): Show the person at the table your bib so that they can verify the t-shirt size you registered for. Exchanges are available on a first-come first-serve basis AFTER the race.

4) Bag Check (behind section 110): Tear off the bag check tab off your bib and give it the person at the bag check table along with your bag. The tab has your bib number on it, so that is how we will identify your bag when you return. Please use the bag you receive at Packet Pickup!

5) Box Office (behind section 140): Redeem the game voucher (included on your bib) & hand it to the box office to redeem for a ticket to any 2018-19 regular season game. If you ordered additional vouchers please pick them up prior to going to the box-office. If you want to sit together the transaction must happen at the same time.

Start Line

The start line will be on Mehring Way in front of Great American Ballpark, just a short walk from U.S. Bank Arena. Please allow extra time if you are picking up your packet the morning of the race.

From The Plaza Level (Packet Pickup): Please take the steps located at the south western corner of Great American Ballpark or the steps located on the south side of U.S. Bank Arena to Mehring Way. You will see the start line near the bottom of the steps.


  • 10K and 5K (Runners and Walkers) will start together at 9:00am sharp. We ask that walkers start in the back. The split for 10K runners will occur on Freedom Way at about Mile 3.
  • Running Strollers are permitted. Please be mindful of your starting position. 
  • All runners will receive a voucher good for any 2018-19 regular season Cincinnati Cyclones Game (on your bib). These vouchers must be redeemed for tickets at the U.S. Bank Arena Box Office.
  • A Bag Check will be offered at the Finish Line (inside U.S. Bank Arena) from 7:30am - 11:00am on race day. Feel free to drop off your jackets, cell phones, keys, and any other personal belongings free of charge! Please use the bag given at the packet pickup table for your belongings. We will have your bag ready for you inside U.S. Bank Arena at the Cyclones Information Booth when you finish. 
  • The race will be chip timed. Your chip will be attached to your bib. 
  • Restrooms will be available inside U.S. Bank Arena as early as 7am prior to the race. A few portalets will be available on Mehring Way and at each water stop.
  • Registrations are non-refundable. 
  • Results from previous years can be found here: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 5K, 2017 10K, 2018

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