A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Inaugural Eat & Run 5K to join Taste of Cincinnati 2019 menu of events on Memorial Day weekend

Taste of Cincinnati, the nation’s longest running free culinary arts festival, is adding the Eat & Run 5K to its menu, Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m.

The start and finish line for the inaugural run and walk will be at Sentinel and Culvert streets in downtown Cincinnati

“As the Taste of Cincinnati festival continues to evolve and innovate through food, drinks and entertainment, we’re proud to add what we know will become a new Cincinnati tradition, the Eat & Run 5K. We may even cook up a few surprises along the route,” said Cynthia Oxley, director of Taste of Cincinnati.

Eat & Run 5K participants will receive a commemorative medal, t-shirt, and a complimentary beverage at Taste of Cincinnati. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place finishers in the men’s and women’s categories.

Eat & Run packet pickups will be held Wednesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 23. Locations will be announced soon. Packets may also be picked up during onsite registration, beginning May 26 at 9 a.m.

Taste of Cincinnati has added the Eat & Run 5K to it’s menu of events for 2019

Taste of Cincinnati, presented by Kroger and produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, will be held May 25-27 on Fifth Street from Main east to the ramps of I-71 and Columbia Parkway. Nearly 75 restaurants, food trucks and entrepreneurs will serve more 300 menu items and a wide variety of beers. Taste of Cincinnati 2018 enjoyed a record-tying crowd of more than 550,000.

A route map and turn-by-turn directions may be found here. Registration is now open here.

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber serves as a bold voice for the interests of its 4,000-member businesses and their more than 300,000 employees.

The Chamber is committed to expanding the region’s talent base by attracting new residents and finding new ways to connect employers to skilled workers. 

For more information, click here.

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Related Posts

Leave a Comment