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Healthy New Albany Rose Run 5K

Join us for the inaugural Rose Run 5k and celebrate the opening of New Albany's beautiful new Rose Run Park. This is a family-friendly event that is open to runners and walkers! There will be no official rate entry fee associated with the event however donations are graciously accepted.

8:00 AM

Rose Run Park Dedication

Following the Rose Run 5K, Healthy New Albany will sponsor various family activities around Rose Run Park, the Marx Library Garden and the Heit Center parking lot as a lead up to the Rose Run Park dedication, which will begin around 10:30 am. Mayor Spalding and other members of City Council will officially dedicate the park with New Albany families and businesses who helped make Rose Run Park a reality.

10:30 AM
Dr. Glyde A. Marsh New Albany Founders Day Parade

Starts at New Albany Intermediate School

11:00 AM

New Albany Founders Day Festival

Rose Run Park

12:00 PM

Festival FAQs

No, the event is free to attend and all are invited!

Parking is free at one of several parking lots surrounding the school. Please see our interactive map…

We usually welcome 5,000 to 7,000 people to Founders Day each year!

The event proceeds rain or shine. Many of our exhibitors and vendors have tents.

Some rides and activities are complimentary and some require tickets purchased the day of the event. Tickets are $1.25 per ticket or a book of 20 is $20. Carnival rides will take 1-5 tickets per rider.