For Your Health

​For A Better Buckeye (February 2015)

Chad W. Lutz
​Attention Athletes! It's time to get your game on. The summer will be here before you know it, and those winter pounds aren't going anywhere unless you get up and move! For A Better Buckeye, February 2015 edition, brings you runs in your undies, indoor triathlons, and everything you need to love your body a little more during this frigid month. Ready? Here we go…up on three. One, two, three!

​Whether you’re a full-time pro or just getting into the swing of things, these events offer a wide variety of competition for every age and every level of athletic ability.
February 1
48th Annual Frostbite 5, Centerville
2015 Super Sunday Spirit 4-mile, Troy
February 7
13th Annual Tackle The Tower, Cleveland
2015 Frostbite Prediction Run, Munroe Falls
2015 Blizzard Busters 5k & 10k, Ashland
February 8
3rd Annual Rocks and Roots Trail Series #2, Delaware
2015 Annual Dirty Love 10k, Willoughby Hills
February 14
17th Annual Chili Bowl Classic 5k, Cleveland
2015 Troy Rec Sweetheart Shuffle 5k, Troy
2015 Valentine's Race 5k, Gahanna
February 15
2015 CRRC Winter Run, Granville
17th Annual Sweetheart Shuffle, Franklin
February 21
8th Annual Caesar Creek Trail Stage Race #1, Waynesville
2015 Run for Blue Blazes Buckeye Trail 5k, Newark
3rd Annual Snoball Run 5k, Bay Village
February 22
8th Annual Caesar Creek Trail Stage Race #2, Waynesville
2015 Last Chance for Boston Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and Relays, Dublin
February 28
2015 Flirt with Dirt 10k, Boston Township
2015 Indoor Time Trial Series JDRF Computrainer 10k, Centerville (02/08/2015)
2015 Ohio State Indoor Triathlon, Columbus (02/01/2015)
2015 Splash N Dash #2, Kettering (02/08/2015)
2015 Downtown Dayton Indoor Triathlon, Dayton (02/28/2015)
Special Events
Cupid's Undie Run, Cleveland (02/14/2015)
Cupid's Undie Run, Cincinnati (02/15/2015) 

​Whether you’re a veteran buckeye looking to recapture old glory, an amateur Ohio athlete looking to lace up and test your abilities, or a family searching for something active and exciting to do together, Ohio has a lot to offer. offers a comprehensive list of Ohio athletic endeavors perfect for all levels of skill and desired enjoyment. Be sure to check back in March for next month’s list of events.