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11 Jul

FLIP’s 9th Annual Darby Creek Trail Run will feature a 5k and 10k trail run through the picturesque, but challenging terrain of Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. The 5k is relatively flat and can be enjoyed by runners and walkers of all skill levels. The 10k is a true challenge, ending in a stair climb that has become infamous among the Columbus trail running community.

In keeping with FLIP’s goal to encourage a cancer preventative lifestyle, FLIP encourages every level of fitness to come out and enjoy the scenery. Running strollers are allowed on the 5k course, but not the 10k (since it’s tough terrain). FLIP recognizes that cancer prevention requires a dynamic shift in our thinking and is empowering individuals to engage in preventing cancer using a holistic approach.

Fight – Fighting together to challenge cancer risks outside of our individual control.
Live – FLIP is all about having fun and living life to its fullest… the best way to prevent cancer!
Inspire – It’s so worth it to challenge yourself to reach friends and family (we’ll help you)!
Prevent – FLIP’s goal is to make prevention fun, approachable, simple and community-driven.

It’s easy to “FLIP” — We are connecting community partners to provide an entire network of support and building an interactive website that aggregates and simplifies everything you need to know. It’s engaging! FLIP is not only an attractive, energetic brand, it’s a movement; empowering people to shape and make it their own along the way. It’s fun! Get out and enjoy being active with friends and family. Stay involved throughout the process via social media, organized activities, and unique outings.


5k Run/Walk
$20 through April 30th
$25 through July 3rd
$30 through Race Day
10k Run
$20 through April 30th
$25 through July 3rd
$30 through Race Day

T-shirts are not included in registration prices. A race shirt can be added for $10 when you register through June 26th. After June 26th, shirts will no longer be available for purchase to allow ample time for printing.



7:45 amRegistration & Packet Pick-Up Opens
8:25 amWelcome Message from Race Directors, Quinn Charney + Meg Sexton
8:30 amPre-Race Yoga/Stretch
8:40 amWelcome & Inspiring Kickoff Message from FLIP Founder, Carl Seiley
9:00 am10k Run Begins
9:15 am5k Run/Walk Begins
9:30 amFinish Line Entertainment - Check out the Fight, Live, Inspire, & Prevention stations to earn extra raffle tickets to use to enter raffle packages! Share pictures on social media and tag #DCTR2020 #FLIPCancerNow and #PreventionIsPower!
10:00 amAwards & Post-Race Ceremony

Important Driving Directions: The address to the Darby Creek Metro Park entrance is 1775 Darby Creek Dr. Galloway, OH 43119. Please make sure to enter at the Cedar Ridge Picnic Area.





Race registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.


July 11
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Darby Creek Metro Park
1775 Darby Creek Drive
Galloway, OH 43119 United States
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