Register for the 2019 Ohio Swiss Festival Cheese Chase

The annual 5K,10K run and 1mile Fun Run/Health Walk draws more runners each and every year is set to run through The Village of Sugarcreek on Saturday morning, September 28.  The race takes place in front of the Sugarcreek Fire Department, 154 Broadway Street Sugarcreek, OH 44681. A challenging 5K and 10K course is back again this year. The fun run is also a great way to participate in the annual Swiss Cheese Chase.  Goody bags to the first 300 registered runners/walkers!

7:00 AM - Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration
8:00 AM - 1 Mile Fun Run Start
8:30 AM - 5K & 10K Start 
8:45 AM - Post Race Refreshments

Awards for the 5K & 10K - Top 3 Male and Female - per age group
Overall: Trophies and Cheese
Age Group: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 & over.

The race is part of the Ohio Swiss Festival held the fourth weekend after Labor Day.  This is a magical time in Sugarcreek located just 8 miles from Interstate 77 in Tuscarawas County. It is a time when Swiss is queen and cheese is for all during an event known as the Ohio Swiss Festival. There will be everything Swiss from cheese to alphorns and, of course, singers and plenty of polka. For more Information for festivies that happen at Ohio Swiss Festival go to or Check us out on Facebook.  @ Ohio Swiss Festival Cheese Chase 5k/10k/1mile Fun Run and Health walk.

We are also raising funds for the Alpine Museum!  Donations can also be given by going to this link fundraiser page, donations can also be made through the registration process.


Price for 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K Run/Walk, and 10K Run will increase in 5 weeks.
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I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decisions of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including but not limited to; falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or inline skates, and animals are not allowed in this race and I will abide by this guideline. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself, and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Ohio Swiss Festival Committee, the Village of Sugarcreek, and all
sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I understand that T-shirts and bags will not be mailed and must be picked up during registration. There will be no refunds if not able to make the race. I also understand that winners must be present to receive a medal.