Register for the 2019 Duke Melee Obstacle Challenge & 5K Run/Walk

Come join us for the 5th Annual Duke Melee!

Our unique race day experience will have something for everybody in the family!  Event is held at Marlington High School (10450 Moulin Ave NE, Alliance, Ohio 44601) on Saturday, May 4.

Obstacle Challenge: Get muddy, wet, and wild in our Mud Run. You will be jumping over barriers, climbing over walls, swimming in ponds, and crawling through mud pits. GET OUT THE SOAP! High school students and above.  Starts at 9:00 AM. 

5k Run/Walk: For our traditional runners and walkers we have a nice, flat road race. A great opportunity to get that PR or enjoy a walk with the family. Ages 7 and above.  Starts at 9:00 AM.

Kids Fun Mud Run: We don't want to leave out the kids! A fun 400m run for our kids to get muddy, wet, and have fun on kid friendly obstacles. Donations are accepted! Ages 10 & under.  Starts at 8:30 AM.

Families with Special Abilities Walk: We want to give all of our families a chance to participate in an active way at the Melee. This is a flat, 1/4 mile walk for our families with special abilities. Donations are accepted! All Ages. Starts at 8:30 AM.

This event is hosted by the Marlington Local Schools and all proceeds will be used towards the Marlington Education Innovation Fund.  Donations can be mailed directly to the Marlington Administrative offices or on race day. We thank you for your support!

Apples 2 Apples Series:
This event is part of the Apples 2 Apples Series include 5 events for $100!  Registration for the Apples 2 Apples Series.
03/16/2019 - 2019 Louisville St. Patrick's Day 5K at Louisville High School
05/04/2019 - 2019 Duke Melee Obstacle Challenge & 5K Run/Walk at Marlington High School
05/27/2019 - 2019 Hero Run 5K Run/Walk at Perry High School
07/27/2019 - 2019 Kevin Peck Memorial 5K at St. Helena Heritage Park
09/21/2019 - 2019 Mad Hatter 5K Run/Walk at Manchester High School


Price for 5K OBSTACLE CHALLENGE (Ages 12 & Over) and 5K Run/Walk (Age 7 & Over) will increase in 6 weeks.
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WAIVER OF LIABILITY: I know that participating in the DUKE MELEE 5K AND OBSTACLE CHALLENGE is a potentially hazardous activity. I agree not to enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of an Event official relative to my ability to safely complete the Event. I am voluntarily entering and assume all risks associated with participating in the Event, including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, spectators or others, vehicular or other traffic, the effect of the weather, including heat and/or humidity, wind, cold temperature, wet or icy surfaces, falling tree branches or other overhead objects, traffic and other conditions of the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this Waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of this application, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Released Parties (defined below), from present and future claims and liabilities of any kind, known or unknown, arising out of my travel to or from or my participation in the event or related actives, including personal injury or death, or property or economic damage, whether caused in whole or in part by the Released Parties or any other person or thing at the Event and even though such claim or liability may arise out of negligence or fault on the part of any of the Released Parties.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: I grant permission to each of the Released Parties to use or authorize others to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of my participation in the Event or related activities, including my name, for any legitimate purpose
without remuneration.
RELEASED PARTIES: This Waiver and Release is given to the Marlington Local Board of Education/District with the intention of binding themselves and their successors in interest and assigns, releases, holds harmless from any liability and forever discharges the Board and its heirs, executive, administrators, servants, officials, agents attorneys, employees, members, officers, representatives, and insurers personally and in any other capacity from any and all claims, cause of actions, demands, costs, attorney fees, and any and all other damages, as well as those successors in interest or assigns may have or claim to have regarding your participation in the Ohio Challenge Series 5K fundraising on May 5, 2018.  This Waiver and Release is also given to the Ohio Challenge Series, RS Racing Systems, all sponsors and officials of the event, and the officers, directors, employees, contractors, volunteers, agents, representatives, and successors of the foregoing.

By entering my name, I hereby give the electronic equivalent of my signature and I confirm that I have read and agree (on my own behalf and on behalf of my minor child(ren) or ward(s), if applicable), to the registration terms, privacy policy and terms of use. If I am registering any children under the age of eighteen or legally incapacitated adults, I represent and warrant that I am their parent or legal guardian.