Challenge yourself, or your team of 4-10 participants, to 24 hours of running/walking around Olander Park’s scenic 1.091 mile lake. This endurance challenge is like none other in NW Ohio, and the entire course is flat, paved and contained within the park. Whether you're shooting for a late season Boston Qualifying time, the 100 mile mark, or fun miles with a group of friends, Sylvania, Ohio is the place to be on Labor Day weekend at Olander Park.
Sylvania, Ohio’s Olander Park is the former home of the 24-Hour National Championships. Participants of the Olander 24-Hour Endurance Challenge will start at 10am on Saturday morning and finish at 10am Sunday, after a scenic and entertaining 24 hours with friends, family and the holiday weekend community. Scheduled meals, safety lighting and an entertainment stage will help you get through the challenge. Tent camping will be available inside Olander for your overnight stay — at no additional charge. Spots are available on a first come basis. Register with friends and family and enjoy the Labor Day weekend outside, with all Olander Park has to offer.
Sorry. Olander does NOT allow dogs in the park.
— Long Sleeve Quarter Zip Tech Pullover (individual ultra - thru 8/27)
— Short Sleeve, Gender Specific Tech Tee (individual ultra, relay & marathon - thru 8/31)
— HydraPak SpeedCup
— Finisher Medal
— 100 Mile Club Buckle
— Ultra Distance Club Medalion
- All Participants Will Be Chip Timed
- *Free Access to Park for Participants
- Scheduled Meals & Available Snacks
- *Lake Access (canoe, rowboat, paddle board, fishing)
- Sand Volleyball
- Kids Playground
- Charcoal Grills Available (camp fires NOT permitted)
- Vast Spectator Viewing
- RV Parking Area (in east lot only, at Olander Park)
- Large Grassy Areas for Tents
- Nature Viewing & Wildlife
- Scenic Photo Opportunities
- Shelter Houses
- Indoor Bathrooms (and Porta-Johns)
- Medical Presence
- Four Scheduled Meals
- Grab-n-Go Snacks all 24 Hours
- Cookout & Awards Ceremony (Sunday 10:30am)
You may bring your own licensed kayak, rowboat or paddle board — park policies for life jacket usage must be followed at all times and will be posted in the park's boat house. Park noise curfew will be honored and posted.
Be sure to register early enough to guarantee receiving custom event apparel. You must pick up your apparel at packet pickup. All items not picked up by 10:30am Sunday(race weekend) will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis to those who registered after guarantee date, and haven’t already received it.
*Only Individual Ultra registrants may park inside Olander after 9:00am on Saturday (race weekend). Relay teams and marathoners must park in the north lot at Tam-o-Shanter Sports Complex across the street. Discounted park rates may apply, but aren't guaranteed by the event.
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