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2019 5K Race Around the Park

Saturday, April 27, 2019
St. Sebastian Parish, Zwisler Hall 476 Mull Ave. AkronOH  44320
Saturday, April 27, 2019
St. Sebastian Parish, Zwisler Hall 476 Mull Ave. AkronOH  44320

About This Activity

Come enjoy a scenic race around Schneider Park and through one of Akron’s most beautiful neighborhoods. The entire family is welcome. Please join us rain or shine for this annual event

$30/5K Runner ($25 Pre-registration by April 13)
$15/Fun Run Family
(Pre-registrants may pick up their timing chips and shirts the day prior, Friday, April, 26 b/w 3 - 7 PM @ Forest Lodge Park.)

Event t-shirts and finishing awards for age group winners including the overall 1st-3rd place men and women runners and 1st-3rd place for men and women runners in the following categories

  • Kids 16-Under, 17-19
  • Adults 20-29, 30-39, 40-59, and 60 and over

(T-shirts guaranteed to all 5k pre-registrants and 5k runners on race day while supplies last.)

Target Audience
Families, the running community and supporters of the Knights of Columbus.

All proceeds from the race will benefit the Akron Knights of Columbus, which help numerous area organizations including: Summit County Right to Life, Pregnancy Solutions, Barberton Community Pregnancy Center, St. Vincent DePaul, St. Vincent Catholic Church Youth Ministry, CYO Home Services, St. Sebastian Parish, Keep Akron Beautiful, Christ Child Society, Hospice Visiting Nurse Services, Akron Canton Regional Food Bank, Good Samaritan Hunger Center, St. Bernard Soup Kitchen, The Arc of Summit and Portage Counties, Area Agency on Aging Foundation and Pro-Life Youth Congress.

Event details and schedule

Day of Registration: Opens at 7 AM
Family Fun Run Start: 8:30 AM
5K Race Start: 9:00 AM

Organizer Info

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St. Sebastian Parish, Zwisler Hall 476 Mull Ave. AkronOH  44320
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