Join us Saturday, April 21st for the Harper Classic 8k (5mi.) and 5k memorial run / walk at the American Legion in Dresden Ohio. This annual event honors the life of Sgt. Brad Harper who sacrificed his life August 3rd 2005 while serving his country in Iraq. Participants will also have the opportunity to view the Eyes of Freedom Memorial that honors Brad and all of Ohio based Lima Company 3/25 that lost their lives while serving.


Saturday, April 21st
American Legion- 1384 Main St. Dresden Ohio 43821
The Race will start and finish at the American Legion

The 8k (5mi.) Participants will enjoy the tree lined Dresden Bike trail for the first 2 miles before retuning back into town and picking up the start of the 5k Course where both routes continue together and follow several Dresden Village Streets offering that Home town feel before once again returning back to the Bike trail and following it along the beautiful Muskingum River back to the Finish. There will also be a kids race free of charge on Main St. before the 8k Start. Or if you can’t make it sign up for the Virtual Run and we will send you a Race Shirt in the mail.

8K Run-10:00am
5K Run / Walk-10:15am

Awards will be issued to the Top three overall male/female finishers in both the 5k and 8k. Top Age Group awards will  also be issued to the top three finishers in each category:
14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-59, 70+ Walkers are Non-Timed and not eligible for awards. Walkers that want to be eligible for Awards should sign up as Runners.

Results will be published on our website at www.muskingummultisports.com following the conclusion of the race.

Your race packet will include a Gender Specific Moisture wicking Tech T-shirt with the official race logo, finish line food and beverage.
All participates registered by April 12th are guaranteed a Race T-shirt. Extra T-shirts will be first come first serve on race day

1) Print and mail the entry form to P.O. Box 414 Dresden Oh. 43821 A printable entry is available at the top of this page.
2) Register online here.
3) Register on race day or pick up your race packet starting at 8:30am.

ENTRY FEES:​Add $5.00 to your entry for late and Race Day registration.​
5k run/walk $25 - through April 11th – Late Entry $30 April 12th to race day
8k run $25 - through April 11th – Late Entry $30 April 12th to race day

Virtual Run $30 - through April 20th – Includes Race Shirt and Shipping
Kids race - Free
All proceeds will benefit the Semper Fi Fund and the American Fund

For any questions please contact us at (740) 819-9300