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Wed, May 24


RiverScape MetroPark

ASICS Blue Jean Mile for NAMI

Denim up with Dayton Track Club and race to kick mental illness in the pants!

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ASICS Blue Jean Mile for NAMI
ASICS Blue Jean Mile for NAMI

Time & Location

May 24, 2023, 6:30 PM

RiverScape MetroPark, 237 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402, USA


About the Event


In 2020, ASICS elite athlete Johnny Gregorek set out in his favorite pair of blue jeans and set the World Record for the fastest mile ran while wearing blue jeans, all in an effort to raise awareness for Mental Health.

As a brand founded on the ethos of “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body,” ASICS has teamed up with Runners Plus and Dayton Track Club to bring the Blue Jean Mile to Dayton in the name of #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth!

Proceeds benefit The National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Schedule of Events

5:30-6:15pm - ASICS footwear demo (Novablast 3 and Cumulus 25) @ Lock 27 Brewing (329 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402)**

6:15pm - All participants meet at Riverscape

6:30pm - Mile start

7:00-8:30pm - Lock 27 after party

**First 40 at the door get a stylish, embroidered bucket hat from ASICS!

Event Timing

This is a SELF-TIMED event. Participants can download and use the ASICS RunKeeper app or manually submit their time on the Race Roster results page (instructions are included in the confirmation email upon registration).


Participation is FREE. Sign up via Race Roster, grab your favorite pair of blue jeans, and hit your local track or trail. Even though the ASICS Blue Jean Mile is a virtual race, we encourage you to gather your friends and family and run for a purpose!

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