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Competitions

See how you stack up against other outdoor enthusiasts in the region at Midwest Outdoor Experience. A variety of competitions are offered to satisfy the interests of those looking for a friendly challenge to those seeking an intense experience. Competitions include the Charlie Doyle Memorial Regatta, Subaru Ultimate Air Dogs, Ruff Run and Runners Plus Off Road 5K.

Stop by the Osprey Booth before you compete and demo a hydration pack during your race or challenge. Supplies are limited.

Our events are spectator friendly, so even if competing isn't your style, watching a competition can provide fun for the whole family!

Competitions include:

icon Dayton Kayak Fishing Experience
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  Thanks to the Miami Valley Geocachers, a Cache In, Trash Out (CITO) will be offered from 10:00 am - Noon, Sunday, October 5th. CITO is an ongoing environmental initiative supported by the worldwide geocaching community and is dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of our cache-friendly natural outdoor resources.
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icon Charlie Doyle Memorial Regatta
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  At Island MetroPark, rowing teams from around the tri-state area will compete in 2000 meter races. Come join in the spectacle and cheer on all the teams! Free parking & free admission.
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  Take part in this exciting tournament trail by kayak fishing on some of Southwest Ohio's best waterways. The Buckeye Kayak Fishing Trail is proud to be a part of the Midwest Outdoor Experience and will be wrapping up the 2014 trail series!
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icon Vibram Disc Golf Sunday Pro-Am Tourney
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Thanks to our friends at Vibram Disc Golf we are offering an 18 hole tourney on Sunday of Midwest Outdoor Experience weekend. The temporary 18-hole course provides a unique opportunity to play at Eastwood MetroPark and a chance to grow the disc golf community in Dayton!
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Test your physical and mental skills to read and interpret a map of Eastwood MetroPark, locate the controls, punch your card, and complete the course faster than all other competitors.
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icon Miles for Freedom
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  Bring your bike, longboard, inline skates or running shoes and race for 2.7, 7.2, 27, 50, or 72 miles.
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icon NAPRA Wade Fishing Challenge
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  The National Association of Professional River Anglers will be hosting a river wade fishing challenge on the Mad River as part of the Midwest Outdoor Experience.
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icon ORRRC Trail Race
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  That's right, 12 hours! The Ohio River Road Runners Club challenges experienced runners to run for 12 hours during Midwest Outdoor Experience.
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icon Pixie Bike Race
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  Challenge your friends in the ultimate combination of skill and shenanigans in the Pixie Bike Challenge.
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icon Riverside Firefighter 5K Challenge
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  This is really two events, a traditional 5K race and a 5K Mud Run complete with challenges. The mud and challenges add excitement to a traditional 5K.  You will have to crawl, climb, carry, as you make your way along the 5K course.
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Bring the family, bring the dog and compete in an off-road 5K! You can compete against other people or run with your dog against other people/canine competitors. Hard core runners and those up for a leisurely stroll will run through grassy fields, along tree-lined trails and near the Mad River.
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The best “slackers” in the country will converge on Dayton, Ohio to compete in the Association of Slackline Professionals, National Slackline Championships at Midwest Outdoor Experience brought to you by Slackers.
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From the smallest jumper to the ultimate high flyers, visitors will be in awe of the Subaru Ultimate Air Dogs. You can even register your own dog at a local Subaru dealer!
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DETAILS/LOCATION
Fri. Oct. 3, 6-10 PM
Sat. Oct. 4, 11 AM - 8 PM

Eastwood MetroPark
1385 Harshman Rd.
Dayton, OH 45431
2014 Sponsors
 
Subaru
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Wagner Subaru   Subaru
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Zukes   REI
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True Heights Outfitters   Great Lakes
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Bonbright   Mad River Mountain
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  Subway Fresh Fit
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IMBA   Vibram
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Dayton Cycling Club  
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WYSO   Dayton Music Fest
 
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