2020 Date: August 15, 2020
Starting Location: Ohio State Reformatory
UPDATE AS OF 6/20. THIS IS NOW A VIRTUAL RUN.
The Shawshank Hustle is returning to Shawshank State Prison in Mansfield, OH for the 6th running of this epic race! This event has become wildly popular for it’s fun and unique giveaways and the medal, it’s no pressure and fun atmosphere on the course which makes it great for first time racers and experienced runners alike and the unforgettable venue at the filming site of The Shawshank Redemption! After experiencing a QUICK sell-out in 2019, we know that many runners from around the country have earmarked this event as a Must-Do so you’ll want to sign up quick to secure your spot!
The event will take place on closed to traffic city streets from the Reformatory to The Carousel district in Downtown Mansfield. All runners will also be permitted to ride The Richland Carrousel during the run. The course will offer rolling hills in a commercial area and a final Road to Redemption hill back to The Reformatory. There will be on course water stops. We will be utilizing electronic chip timing. A new custom finisher medal is being designed for this year’s event. The event is open to runners, walkers and is family friendly.
Race proceeds support Ohio State Reformatory Preservation Society