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Online registration for the 2021 Vent Haven Dummy Run has ended. You can register onsite from 7 AM until 8 AM the morning of the race. 

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This 5K fun run course is mostly flat and great for first time runners and walkers. The race is not timed.  


1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for Male and Female finishers provided by TriState Running. 


The course will start and finish at Vent Haven Museum on West Maple Ave behind the Mercedes Dealership in Ft. Mitchell.  


For In-person participants, the $30 registration includes t-shirt, race bib, and a tour of Vent Haven Museum after the race! 


There will be a Virtual Race option as well. Support Vent Haven Museum from your corner of the world by signing up for a virtual run and completing the 5K at your own time and place.  Vent Haven Museum will mail your t-shirt at the end of June. Cost is $35 to include shipping. 


To Register, click the link below. 


Online registration for the 2021 Vent Haven Dummy Run has ended. You can register onsite from 7 AM until 8 AM the morning of the race. 

Packet Pick-up:

Saturday, June 26th 5:00pm-8:00pm at Vent Haven Museum

Sunday, June 27th 7:00am-8:00am at Vent Haven Museum

Course Maps available.


Vent Haven Museum

33 West Maple Ave

Ft. Mitchell, KY 41011


Walk-up Registration:

7:00am-8:00am at Vent Haven Museum

*t-shirts are not guaranteed on Race Day for Walk-up Registration but will be mailed after the race if supplies run out



Available at Central Bank, Youthland Academy, and Ft. Mitchell Public House

NO on-street parking on West Maple, Ft. Mitchell Ave, West Orchard, Ridge Rd, or Krumpelman 

Carpool or walk to the start, if possible



3 will be available on site. The museum has no public restrooms currently.


Dummy Run 5K Fun Run/Walk 

8:20 gather at the Starting Line, runners in first corral, walkers in second corral

8:30 Let’s go!  

Two water stations are provided on the course at Mile 1 and before Mile 2.  All participants will pass each water station twice.  

Water Station 1 sponsored by SpeedyWash Coin Laundry.

Water Station 2 sponsored by Camporosso.

Course includes one lane of Dixie Hwy from West Maple Ave to Ft. Mitchell Ave during two legs of the race. Please use caution as southbound traffic will still be using the inside lane. 


First Aid Tent will be located at the end of the driveway. Cincinnati Firefighter and ventriloquist Denny Baker will be on hand to entertain and help with ice packs. 


8:45-11:30 Vent Haven Museum will be open for touring. Participants can visit their dummies!


Glier Goetta will be handing out free sliders from 8:00-9:30 from their mobile kitchen parked on West Maple Ave.


Kona Ice will be selling Snow Cones for $3 and up.


Vent Haven Museum merchandise will be available in the Josephine Berger Building. 


Thank you for participating in the inaugural Dummy Run 5K.

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