Events

22nd Annual 5k Tater-Trot

Saturday October 2nd, 2021 8:00am – in conjunction with the 44th Spring Valley Potato Festival

Located just off US Rt 42 midway between Waynesville and Xenia, Ohio. Five miles east of Bellbrook on St Rt 725. Registration is in Walton Park at the shelter house beginning at 7:00 a.m.

SPECIAL FEATURES
– Run/Walk on Little Miami Scenic Trail Bike Path and through the Village of Spring Valley
– Food vouchers for festival selected booths
– Continuous live festival entertainment

PRIZES
To the first Male and Female who establishes course record for 2021

First three winners (Male & Female) in each age category will receive a Potato Festival special award.  

Age categories are:  10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+

 

DOOR PRIZES

The Corwin Peddler $30 gift certificate, Bellbrook Golf Park Driving Range buckets of balls, Rivers Edge Outfitters Free Trip, Henley’s Ice Cream $20 gift certificate, Fifty West Brewing Company $25 gift certificate, Bellbrook Canoe Rental canoe or kayak rental, Yellow Springs Brewery $50 gift basket, Glazed Donut Eatery Premium Donuts $10 gift certificate, Southern Ohio Brewing gift certificate, Up and Running gift certificates and socks, Disney gift bag with $10 Chick-fil-A gift certificate from Jen and Mark Martin.

REGISTRATION
$30.00
Pre-Registration includes T-shirt & Festival coupon. DEADLINE 09/18/2021. Packet pickup 7:00am day of race
Registration-Day of  Run/Walk 7:00-7:45am (T-shirts not guaranteed after Pre-Registration deadline)

AWARDS
First 3 winners (Male & Female) in each age category will receive a potato festival special award

   

 

TATER-TROT REGISTRATION FORM
Fill out and mail this form by 9/18/2021 to be eligible for Pre-Registration packet.

Or use the link below to register online.

https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/SpringValley/TaterTrot5K

 

Potato Festival

Saturday Oct 2nd and Sunday Oct 3rd, 2021

Download the Schedule: 44th Potato Festival Schedule

FRIDAY OCTOBER 2nd – THOMPSON PAVILION - BLEDSOE PARK
 
Beginning

 

At

6:00pm

King & Queen  (must be in grades 8-12 and SV resident)      Check-in by 5:45pm
Jr King & Queen   (grades 4-7 and SV resident)
Prince & Princess  (grades K-3 and SV resident)
Directly after    Potato Putt-Putt

 

(Make a hole-in-one with a potato and win!)

Directly

 

After

   Mashed Potato Eating Contest
Directly

 

after

Puttin’ on the Hits    (2 age groups: grades 6 & under,  grades 7-12)

 

Sign-ups at 6:30pm    [winners to perform again Saturday afternoon]

SATURDAY OCTOBER 2nd SUNDAY OCTOBER 3rd  
 7:00am Begin Registration for

 

5K  Tater-Trot  (Walton Park)

     
8:00am Tater-Trot Run/Walk (at Bike Trail)

 

Arts & Crafts/Farmers Market opens

9:00am Arts & Crafts/Farmers Market opens  
9:30am tbd  
10:30am Potato Car races  
11:00am Children’s Games

 

(Bledsoe Park stage area)

11:45am National Anthem & Grand Old Flag

 

 

 
12:00pm

tbd

 

12:00pm tbd(stage)

 

Mashed Potato Tug-o-War

(near bike trail)

 
 1:00pm tbd

 

 

Kiddie Tractor Pull – Main Street

 1:00pm Pet Parade

 

(register at 12:45pm)

 
3:00pm Bike Parade (Walnut and Stage)

 

 

 
 3:30pm tbd (stage)  
 4:00pm Citizen of the Year Award (stage) 4:00pm

tbd

 
 4:30pm tbd  
 6:00pm No Refunds

 

(music from the 60s to today)

6:00pm Festival Closes  
 9:00pm Festival Closes for the Day Y’all come back next year!  
 
Barrett Concrete House Museum
Open Saturday & Sunday  Noon – 4pm
Library Book Sale
Saturday 9am – 6pm    and    Sunday 11am – 5pm
At the corner of Walnut & Vine Streets