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Runner on a Wheel  If you are looking for a challenging, yet fun, racing experience this season, check out our 2015 schedule below to find races providing various disciplines and distances that have been designed to challenge athletes from novices to elite. We offer all-around quality events, with a variety of race venues and an ever-growing number of features, including ChampionChip® timing, and rain checks!
Do you plan to enter more than one of our races in 2015? Consider buying one of our race packages now! Again this year, we are offering our racers a chance to cut racing costs in 2015 by offering gift certificates, available now, that allow racers to purchase "package deals" on specific types of races. You can purchase these certificates for a friend or for yourself! Choose the "2-Du" Package, the "Tri" Package, or any of the other package options - whatever suits your racing preference. Click here for more details.  
Quick charge members - if you selected the Quick charge payment option during the previous racing season, you will not have to provide any checking or credit card account information, unless the card has expired or you have changed checking accounts.  
What can you say about them? You've got to love 'em! There would be no races anywhere without sponsors. So we at NCN Racing are proud to be associated with the individual and corporate sponsors that have decided to team with us for the 2015 Rat Race season, and we thank them all! For a complete list of our Presenting Sponsors, with links to their sites on the Web, please click here.  
"QUICKCHARGE" Explained  
NCN Racing has initiated a system whereby you no longer have to carry cash, check or credit card to our races! Please click here for details on this innovative, hassle-free method of paying your entry fees at NCN races in 2015. See how this plan gives you ease of payment and added security on race day!
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2015 Rat Race Schedule
The following calendar lists races that are confirmed as of this date. Other races may be added as they are confirmed. Remember to check this page throughout the year for the most current information.  
  1. Sunday, April 26
    15th Annual Buzzard Duathlon / Biathlon & 3-Mile Run   Details
    Location: Hinckley Metropark, Hinckley, OH
    Time: 9:00 A.M.

    Distance: Duathlon - 3-Mile Run, 15-Mile Bike, 3-Mile Run
    Biathlon - 3-Mile Run, 15-Mile Bike
    or 3-Mile Run   Course Maps

  2. Sunday,May 10
    Black River Adventure Race   Details
    Location: Black River Landing, Lorain, OH
    Time: 9:00 A.M.

    Distance: 3.5-Mile Run, Kayak, 9-Mile Bike    Course Map     CANCELLED

  3. Sunday, June 14
    12th Annual Park 2 Park Half Marathon & 5K   Details
    Location: French Creek Reservation, Sheffield, OH
    Time: 7:00 A.M.

    Distance: Half Marathon - 13.1 miles
    or 5K   Course Map

  4. Sunday, June 20
    Road to Hope 5K & 1-Mile Walk   Details
    Location: Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH
    Time: 9:00 A.M.

    Distance: 5K or 1-Mile Walk   Course Map

  5. Sunday, June 28
    10th Annual Columbia Station Half Marathon Run & Inline Skate   Details
    Location: Copopa Elementary School, 14168 W. River Rd., Columbia Station, OH
    Time: 8:00 A.M.
    Distance: 13.1 Miles (for both races)
      Course Map

  6. Sunday, July 12
    29th Annual Summer Sprint Triathlon / Duathlon   Details
    Location: Lakeview Park, Lorain, OH
    Time: 8:00 A.M.
    Distance: Triathlon
    - 1/4-Mile Swim, 14.3-Mile Bike, 5K Run
    Duathlon - 5K Run, 14.3-Mile Bike, 5K Run   Course Maps

  7. Sunday, July 26
    16th Annual Huntington Triathlon / Duathlon   Details
    Location: Huntington Beach Metropark, Bay Village, OH
    Time: 8:00 A.M.

    Distance: Triathlon - 1/4-Mile Swim, 12-Mile Bike, 5K Run
    Duathlon - 5K Run, 12-Mile Bike, 5K Run   Course Maps

  8. Saturday, August 8
    2nd Annual Lake Erie WaterFest & Kids Splash-n-Dash   Details
    Location: Miller Park, Avon Lake, OH
    Time: 8:00 A.M.

    Distance: Triathlon - 1/4-Mile Swim, 12-Mile Bike, 5K Run
    Duathlon - 5K Run, 12-Mile Bike, 5K Run   Course Maps

  9. Sunday, August 23
    Sheffield Lake Triathlon / Duathlon Location: Sheffield Lake, OH
    Time: 8:00 A.M.

    Distance: Triathlon - 1/4-Mile Swim, 12-Mile Bike, 5K Run
    Duathlon - 5K Run, 12-Mile Bike, 5K Run   Course Maps

  10. Sunday, November 8
    11th Annual Inland Trail Marathon / Half Marathon & 5K   Details
    Location: Murray Ridge School, Elyria, OH
    Time: 8:00 A.M.

    Distance: Marathon - 26.2 Miles
    Half Marathon - 13.1 Miles
    or 5K Run/Walk   Course Maps     Pre-register Here
Call (440)366-0645 with any questions you may have concerning the Rat Races!  
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