Kent State Tuscarawas 5K Scheduled for Sept. 17
Registration is being accepted for the 2016 Kent State University at Tuscarawas Alumni Association Glowway Run 5K, presented by Geib Funeral Home and Crematories. Open to the public, the 5K run and 1.5 mile Fun Run/Walk will be held Sept. 17 at Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m., and the race begins at 7:15 p.m.
“We are excited to have the race at Harry Clever Field,” says Chad Conrad, director of advancement at Kent State Tuscarawas and a member of the alumni association. “It’s a unique location to host the race. I encourage everyone to get their glow on to make the future brighter for some local, hardworking students!”
Proceeds from the 5K and Fun Run/Walk go to the Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Scholarship fund.
“Join us in some high-flying fun and help change lives here in the Tuscarawas Valley,” Conrad adds.
Pre-registration fee is $20, and $15 for students and alumni members. Entry fee the day of the race is $25. The preregistration deadline is Sept. 2. All pre-registered runners will receive a free T-shirt. Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners overall and to the top three finishers in each male and female age group. Refreshments will be served at the end of the race.
Current race sponsors include Union Hospital, Dover-Phila Credit Union, Lauren International, Adventure Harley, Aqua Blue, Howard Hana, Baltic State Bank, Wendy's Restaurants, First Federal Community Bank, First National Bank of Dennison, Dover Hydraulics, Tuscarawas Insurance, Sopher Insurance and WTUZ Radio.