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The Race That Shall Not Be Named – 5 ¾ K Fun Run

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This noncompetitive* 5 ¾ K Fun Run (or walk) will take participants on a magical journey through the Kent State campus at dusk on Friday, July 27 to kick off Wizardly World of Kent 2018. The main event is scheduled for Saturday, July 28 in downtown Kent. The run will begin at 7:30pm under the arch on the Lester Lefton Esplanade, taking runners on a spellbinding loop though some of Kent State’s most magnificent places. Participants are highly encouraged to dress in magically themed costumes, and several photo opportunities will be located along the course for selfies and group pictures. Registration for the race is $40 and includes a race medal and event t-shirt. Registration begins on March 15, with a maximum of 750 participants: https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Kent/RunThatShallNotBeNamed

Sponsored by Marathon Financial Services.

*The noncompetitive race will not be “chip timed;” runners/walkers may have to slow down for moving vehicles at road crossings; the course will be staffed with volunteers to assist with safe crossing.


July 27, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kent State University
800 E. Summit St.
Kent, OH 44240 United States
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