Riverside Connects Families with Regional Events
Riverside is a convenient jumping off point for anyone looking to participate in the many events Montgomery County has to offer. From holiday tree lightings and parades to fun festivals, outdoor concerts, theater shows, and exhibits - there is always something to do within Riverside and Montgomery County.
Local events like the National Night Out and Trunk or Treat are hosted by volunteer organizations, many of which are very active in our community. From the VFW to the Lions Club, police and fire departments, non-profit organizations and schools, Riverside is a very active community with a large group of people working to bring everyone together.
Annual Air Force Marathon in Riverside, Ohio
This annual endurance event held the third Saturday of September at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Riverside, Ohio. First held in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, the Air Force Marathon has grown into a 15,000 participant event, with runners from all fifty states and many foreign countries. Marathon weekend features four event distances, a full marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5K race as well as other exciting events including our Sports and Fitness Expo, Gourmet Pasta Dinner, Breakfast of Champions, Finish Line Festival and After Party. Our Boston Qualifying full marathon course is rife with historic aviation sites and finishes at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, taking runners not just on a journey of 26.2 miles but one of over 110 years in military airpower history.