family of 4 (or more) $5 off per person
FREE Kids Fun Run (please register)
Our route highlights much of Norwood's Presidential District as well as the Wason Way Trail.
Record your 2023 Gem of the Highlands Virtual 5K race time here.
IMPORTANT RACE INFO
This goodie bag includes the coolest race t-shirt in town and more! Gem of the Highlands 5K Packet Pickup will be at TBD:
Friday, November 3rd
Saturday, November 4th (Race Day)
Before the race at
New City Church Pavilion
MORE THAN A 5K
This is a celebration of everything that makes Norwood a true gem! Join your neighbors on November 4, 2023 to run or walk through some of our favorite streets in the beautiful presidential district of Norwood.
100% of proceeds will always go back to municipal needs and initiatives that benefit the community, with a focus on Norwood parks. Gem of the Highlands 5K has donated more than $47,000 in race proceeds to improve Norwood including more than $16,000 to the basketball court restoration at Waterworks Park.
FOUNDED BY RESIDENTS
As a registered 501(c)(3), our mission is to build community by bringing together residents who are proud to call Norwood home while giving back and improving the neighborhood.
John & Elise Cappella
2022 TITLE SPONSOR
We are very proud to have Norwood, Ohio's own United Dairy Farmers return as the Gem of the Highlands 5K title sponsor.
2022 After Party Title sPonsor
This year we are thrilled to have Factory 52 sponsoring our after party! Join us for family friendly activities, free food, Listermann beer for those 21 and over, and more!
2022 Kid's Fun Run Title Sponsor
The Shepherd Chemical Company has been a loyal supporter of the Gem of the Highlands 5k from the very start. We are so pleased to partner with them again in 2022 as the Kid's Fun Run Title Sponsor!