Savage 5k — Springtime Run/Walk Event

Shakeout Saturday — *Add-on to Your Marathon, Half or Relay

8:30am Saturday, April 26, 2025

Glass City’s largest springtime 5k event, the Savage 5K takes place on the Saturday of Mercy Health Glass City Marathon weekend. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities take part in this annual event on the University of Toledo campus. The start line is on Bancroft St, in front of the University of Toledo. The course heads west to Secor Rd., onto campus for a finish inside the Glass Bowl Stadium.

Race Day

Course Open: 70 Minutes / 22:35 per mile *Time Limit Stricly Enforced by Local Police — SAG vehicles will be present should you be unable to meet cutoff times. You will not be allowed to continue if you do not make the checkpoints in time. SAG vehicles will travel at the course closing pace and will pick up runners along the route and at aid stations, who choose to discontinue the race or fall behind pace (under none medical circumstances).


Premium Perks

  • Custom T-shirt
  • Featured Event & Start Line
  • Finisher Medal
  • Commemorative Glass
  • Chip Timing & Online Results
  • Custom Awards
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • + More

Virtual Perks

  • Custom Cotton Blend T-shirt
  • Finisher Medal
  • Custom BIB
  • Packet Shipping Included
  • Online Results
  • Online Photo Submission Access

Maximum Field: 1,750 Runners/Walkers
USATF Certification: #OH24006JHP

GLASS CITY'S SAVAGE 5K • Block Pricing

The low-low rates you’ve come to expect from the Savage 5k remain the same as last year. The earlier you signup to Run Glass City, the better pricing will be available. Tiered/block are in place for this year’s running. Tier/block pricing rewards the earliest registrants with the best rates possible, while maintaining our extremely competitive pricing throughout the year. All events have been setup with total registrant caps on each block. Once each block sells out, subsequent tier/block prices activate automatically until the event sells out completely.


Tier 1 $30 1 to 250
Tier 2 $40 251 to 500
Tier 3 $45 501 to 1,000
Tier 4 $50 1,001+


Complete the Savage 5K from anywhere you are. You signup, we ship you your packet. You can run the event at a location of your choosing and submit your finish time to be included in our online results for posterity with everyone else from around the globe.

Tier 1 $45 Limited by Overall Field Size