Super Dash planned for BG Obstacle Course on May 20

(Submitted by BG Parks and Recreation Department)

Registration is now open for the inaugural Super Dash at the BG Obstacle Course!
Boys & Girls, ages 4 to 12 can get dressed up as their favorite superhero or invent their own then on May 20 run through our new Obstacle Course Trail located behind the BG Community Center at 1245 W Newton Road.  As the kids complete each obstacle they will receive badges recognizing their super accomplishments.  At the conclusion of the race, kids will have super sized fun at our Family Festival where they will get to do crafts, play games,  participate in contests, listen to live music, and eat.  For more detailed  information, please visit our website at or our facebook page at as the date gets closer.  Registration opens April 3rd.
$15 Resident/$18 Nonresident if registered by Friday May 5th
$25 Resident/$28 Nonresident if registered after Friday May 5th

Visit for information on how to register or to print off a  registration form.  Checks should be made out to BGPR Foundation. Register by check/money order by mailing Registration Form & payment to BGPR Foundation, 1291 Conneaut Avenue, Bowling Green, OH 43402 or register in person by cash and check (NO CREDIT CARD) at either the BG Community Center or Simpson Building.

Credit Card payments will only be accepted through the website  Users will have to create a free account, search for  BG Parks & Rec Super Dash and register through the website.  A  service fee will be charged by the website.

-Race Day Registration & Check-in begins at  9:00am
-Races begin at approximately 9:45am and Festival Begins immediately afterwards and continues until 12:00pm.
-The race takes place at the new Obstacle Course Trail located behind the BG Community Center at 1245 W Newton Road, in Bowling Green.
-Participants must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and must have parents sign a waiver.
-This is an obstacle course race but also a non-timed fun run where parents and children have the option of having child skip any obstacles they are not comfortable with or are unable to do.
-All pre-registered race participants will be guaranteed  a shirt. A limited number of shirts will be available for race day entries.  Additional shirts may be ordered after the race if we do not have your child’s size.
-Runners may dress appropriate to the theme (optional but highly suggested!!). We will be holding various costume related contests as part of the theme.
-There will be a post event festival with music, refreshments, and fun super hero themed games/contests/activities.
-Race will be held rain or shine and only cancelled in extreme circumstances.
-All finishers will receive a photo frame to decorate with badges earned and their post race photo.
-For more information, please contact Ivan Kovacevic at (419) 354-6223 or
-Any revenue generated by this event will be applied to  BG Camps for Kids program and future development of the new BG Obstacle Course Trail that this event will be taking place at.
-IMPORTANT:  Because the race has several mud and water related obstacles,. all participants MUST bring a change of shoes if they plan on entering the Community Center for food and refreshments.

For a preview of what the BG Obstacle Course Trail looks like, please check out the following link.