Events: Cinciditarod

The Cinciditarod is a wacky shopping cart race through the city. While physically attached to their grocery carts, teams push through a nearly five-mile course over the streets of downtown and Over-the-Rhine, picking up items on a grocery list and stoppi

If you’ve ever dreamed of joining Jack London on a wild, Alaskan adventure in which you’re driving a team of dogs across the tundra, well, dream on. Until then, there’s the Cinciditarod and a shopping cart full of verve. Cheer on as local teams (people, not dogs) drag grocery carts on a five-mile race course through Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. The carts are decorated like floats by each team and the runners are festooned in all manner of bizarre regalia. Teams must stop at five checkpoints to fill a grocery list before reaching the finish line. Proceeds benefit the FreestoreFoodbank. Free. Noon Saturday.

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