The Races


September 26th - 28th

Don't miss your opportunity to outrun some of the tallest and longest roller coasters in the world. And once you've reached the finish line, you can coast like you've never coasted before. Whether you choose the Glow Run 5K, the Banshee 10K or the Kings Island Half Marathon, it's sure to be the most thrilling race weekend of your life. So grab your friends and family. Because even if they aren't runners, they'll still want to come along for the ride.

The Kings Island Half Marathon
You may want to take some time to admire your surroundings and take in the view as you wind past some of the greatest coasters in the world, but don't take too much time daydreaming. There's 13.1 miles between you and real fun. Are you ready for the challenge?


The Banshee 10K
With the world’s longest inverted roller coaster earning acclaim as one of the best new rides in the world this year, this 10k course will have you checking out this spectacular steel coaster from a variety of angles along the park’s trails.

The Glow Run 5K
Light your way around this spooky 5K course through Kings Island's annual award-winning Halloween event. A perfect way to take in the eerie sights and sounds with friends and family. You wouldn't dare run alone, would you?