The new (for 2001) course tours the Historic District of Xenia,
as well as several residential neighborhoods, the County Fairgrounds,
and three of the four separate bikepaths that are offered by
the Greene County Parks and the Little Miami State Park.
The start is located on Church St. behind the Holiday Inn.
Follow Church St. east and turn left onto N. King St. Turn left
onto Fairground Rd (Ankeny Rd), turn right onto Purcell Dr.,
turn right onto Hollywood Blvd. and cross Route 68.
Turn right onto the bikepath (in front of McDonalds) and head
south towards downtown. Exit the bikepath to the left at Weaver
St. and make an immediate right onto Detroit Blvd. Detroit Blvd.
travels parallel to Route 68 and passes in front of the pond
at Shawnee Park. Turn left onto S. Park Dr., turn left onto Edison
Blvd., which bends to the right at Sutton and follows the perimeter
of the school grounds.
Next, turn right onto Monroe St., right onto Garfield and
left onto Collier St. Turn left onto Main St. (Route 35 East)
and then bare right onto Jasper Rd. Make a right onto the bikepath
and follow it to the end. Upon exiting the bikepath, please be
careful while stepping down a high curb and turn right onto Hill
St. Turn left onto Detroit St. (Route 68) and make a right onto
Miami St. Follow Miami St. to the end where it intersects Cincinnati
Ave. (Route 42). Cross Cincinnati Ave. and enter the bikepath.
Follow it to the turnaround points and back to the finish
line. The Half Marathon turnaround point is located approximately
0.1 miles north of Hedges Rd. (approx. 10.2 miles into the race).
The marathon turnaround is located approximately 1.25 miles south
of Roxanna-New Burlington Rd. (approx. 16.75 miles into the race).
The finish line is located on the bikepath approximately 0.2
miles west of Xenia Station, just prior to crossing Miami Ave.
at the intersection of S. West St.