New albany independence day 5k, kids fun run, FREE Toddler crawl & FREE pet parade: July 4, 2019

What you get for registering!

Abercrombie & Fitch T-Shirt


Extremely soft and fashionable.

2019 shirt design coming soon!



Bring your dog and join in the Pet Parade, Stay for the New Albany July 4th Parade.

Apple Pies


Apple pies for all 5k finishers!

Music! Music! Music!


Music at the Start & Finish Line and Live music while you run with family and friends.

Custom Race Bib


Custom race bib branded just for the New Albany Independence Day race.

Chip Timing


 Instant results available online and at the kiosk once you cross the finish line. 

If you are available to help on July 3 or on race day please sign up below. Thank you!

Volunteer For The Race!

New albany independence day 5k, kids fun run, free toddler crawl & FREE pet parade



The New Albany Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the 7th Annual New Albany Independence Day 5k Run & Walk sponsored by Orangetheory Fitness on Wednesday, July 4, 2019! The event will offer a 20 Yard AcademyOne Childcare & Preschool Toddler Crawl, Maple Orthodontics 1/4 Mile Kids FUN Run and a 5k which will have a Run & Walk Division. The races will begin and finish in New Albany's beautiful Market Square starting at 7:55am for the Kids Races and at 8:15am for the 5k Races. Back again this year is the Pet Parade following the conclusion of the 5k sponsored by Animals R Special! 

This event is a staple in the New Albany community and attracts over 1,000 people every year! Enjoy live performances along the race course by the New Albany Symphony and local non-profit performing arts groups. All proceeds from the race will benefit the New Albany Symphony Orchestra and several local non-profit performing arts groups including: New Albany High School Band, Choir, Orchestra and Theatre Boosters, New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre and CATCO is Kids. Come show your support and help us make 2019 the largest race to date for the New Albany Symphony Orchestra!

Packet Pickup

​Register now in just 60 seconds by CLICKING HERE! 

​Early packet pickup is strongly encouraged. If you have run this race previously please note that we will be at the New Albany Ballet Company on July 3 from 3:30-6:30pm, the address is:

5161 Forest Drive

New Albany, OH 43054

Race Day Information & Pricing

The AcademyOne Childcare & Preschool Toddler Crawl and Maple Orthodontics Kids FUN Run will begin at 7:55am and 8:00am respectively.

The 5k will begin at 8:15am.

Packet pick-up and race day registration will open race day morning at 6:30am at the event location (Market Square):

200 Market Street 

New Albany, Ohio 43054

You can sign up for any race on event day.

Registration Options (please note the price increases labeled as a, b & c))

a. Until May 31

b. June 1 - July 3

c. July 4 (Race Day)

5k - a. $30    b. $35    c. $40

Kids FUN Run - a. $15    b. $20    c. $20

Toddler Crawl - FREE (pre-registering is encouraged)

What You Get For Registering

~State of the art chip timing!

~Custom race bibs

~Participation in desired event

~New Albany Parade will follow this event at 11am!

~Awards for the top finishers in each age group (see below for age groups)

~Music at the start/finish line and LIVE MUSIC along the race course!

~Official Independence Day T-shirts for all 5k participants! 

~T-shirts for all Kids FUN Run participants (Shirts not included with Toddler Crawl)

(Additional t-shirts may be available for purchase at the event however pre-ordering when registering is recommended)

~Finisher medals, bombpops and swag for all Kids Race participants!

~Explore the community of New Albany as you race for the finish line! 

~Post race food and drinks

~You will help support the New Albany Symphony Orchestra and local preforming arts groups in New Albany!

~And MORE!!

Course Maps

Click the blue links below to see course maps. The first link is a downloadable 5k course map.


5k: Run/Walk 5 Kilometers (3.1 mi)

Maple Orthodontics Kids FUN Run: Run/Walk 1/4 Mile (0.4 km)

Animals R Special Pet Parade: Walk 1/4 Mile (0.4 km)

The route is on paved roads and bike trails throughout New Albany. You will pass over several wooden bridges and a wood plank boardwalk along a lake.

Click the blue links below for a course video overview.

Click here for a FAST course overview video! 

Click here for a SLOW course overview video!

Additional Information

PARKING INFORMATION: Parking at the event site will fill up fast. Please park in the New Albany High School parking lots.

The address to the high school is:

7600 Fodor Rd
New Albany, OH 43054


​Awards will be given to the overall 1st, 2nd & 3rd place males & females in each 5k category as well as in each age group. Age groups are as follows:

5k Run: 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

5k Walk: 9 & Under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

​Register early to guarantee your t-shirt size.

​AcademyOne Childcare & Preschool Toddler Crawl and Maple Orthodontics Kids FUN Run will begin at 7:55am and 8:00am respectively.

AcademyOne Childcare & Preschool Toddler Crawl is free of charge for all participants (suggested age: 0 - 24 months).

Maple Orthodontics Kids FUN Run is open to all kids over 2 years of age!

The 5k race starts at 8:15am.

Awards Ceremony will begin at 9:15am.

If you are interested in supporting this great event through in-kind donations or sponsorship please contact Heather Garner at: Thank you very much!

For questions, please email All Sports Timing & Race Management at: or call 614-6363-FUN (386) 

About Us

The New Albany Symphony Orchestra (NASO), now in its 10th season, is a community orchestra bringing music to life in New Albany, Ohio, and proud to call the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts home. Founded in 2007 by New Albany resident and violist Heather Garner and founding conductor Luis Biava, the New Albany Symphony Orchestra is comprised of over 120 community, student, and professional musicians from all over the Columbus metro area. NASO was designed by its founders to be a true community orchestra, in which a unique model of talented students, professional mentors and community musicians would combine and work together on one stage.  NASO’s annual four-concert-series provides high level performances for our audiences and free educational outreach in our schools.  Our annual student concerto competition attracts students from across the state of Ohio and our nationally recognized guest artists position New Albany on the map as a center for artistic excellence.  Some of our past guest artists include Grammy award winning cellist David Finckel, world-class pianist Jon Kimura Parker, Pulitzer Prize nominee Augusta Read Thomas, and one of the top 5 violinists in the world – superstar Hilary Hahn. 

Partner Organizations

The race event will also benefit local non-profit performing arts groups including: NAHS Band, Choir, and Orchestra, Theatre Boosters, New Albany Children’s Ballet Theatre and CATCO is Kids.