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Firefly Nights 5K Run & Walk

  • Bowling Green, OH (map)

Please note: The run will continue if it is raining. Lightening delay of 30 minutes from last strike. Please check Facebook and Instagram for event updates.

Join us for our 2019 season kickoff event, the Firefly Nights 5K Run & Walk on Friday, May 17 at 9pm.

The race begins at the Wood County Library and continues through downtown Bowling Green to the City Park and finishes at the library. Please be advised that part of Main Street could be under construction during the race resulting in uneven road conditions. We will do our best to highlight all problem areas with glow in the dark paint.

As this is a night run, come dressed in as much reflective and glow in the dark gear as you can find! We will have glow sticks for runners/walkers.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for both male/female participants in the form of Downtown Dollars: 

First Prize: $100
Second Prize: $75
Third Prize: $50

The BG Police Department requests that all walkers use sidewalks for their safety.

Be sure to register by May 5th to guarantee receiving a reflective Firefly Nights 5K t-shirt. Registration is available online at:

The race will begin and end at behind the Wood County Public Library. Chip timing is provided by Dave’s Running. Snacks will be provided by Qdoba.

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Later Event: June 21
Firefly Nights June Festival