2018 Bowman Cup 5K Race | Kent State University

2018 Bowman Cup 5K Race

The 18th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race:

 

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8 a.m.

 

Registration

About the Race

Join us for the 18th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. The race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman, will begin at 8 a.m. Participants are welcome to enjoy other Homecoming activities throughout the day, including the Homecoming Parade and the Homecoming Football game. The chip-timed race begins and ends in front of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC). An awards ceremony will be held immediately after the race and participants are invited inside the Student Recreation and Wellness Center for a variety of food and beverage items. Free parking is provided at the SRWC.

ABOUT THE COURSE

The race is chip timed and the course runs through Kent's residential area follows the Portage Hike and Bike Trail, letting participants enjoy its scenic route through Kent State University's surrounding community. The race will begin and end at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Pricing

  • $20 - through Aug. 18, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
  • $25 - Aug. 19, 2018 through Sept. 19, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
  • $30 - Sept. 20, 2018 through Oct. 6, 2018 (morning of race)

AMENITIES

  • Chip timing system. Timing Services provided by Western Reserve Racing.
  • Unisex t-shirts guaranteed for the first 500 participants
  • Delicious free buffet for participants
  • Raffle prizes from local vendors

AWARDS

OVERALL WINNERS

Cash prizes for overall male and female winners are awarded to the following:

  • First: $ 75
  • Second: $50
  • Third: $25

AGE GROUP WINNERS

First, second and third place male and female winners in the following age groups will receive medals:

  • 6 - 9
  • 10 - 14
  • 15 - 19
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60 - 64
  • 65 - 69
  • 70 - 74
  • 75+

REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN

Check In: Early Packet Pickup - Friday, October 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the SRWC. Race Day Packet Pickup - 7:00 to 7:45 a.m. in the lobby of the SRWC.

Cancellation Policy: Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable to another person, event or year. The Bowman Cup will be held rain or shine.

*Due to insurance limitations, headphones, baby joggers, inline skates, animals, etc. are not permitted. Recreational Services reserves the right to refuse any entry. 


RESULTS FROM THE 2017 BOWMAN CUP:

Overall Winners

  • First:
    • Male: Andy Morgan
    • Female: Elizabeth Herndon
  • Second:
    • Male: Andy Riggins
    • Female: Michelle Farr
  • Third:
    • Male: Michael Dahmen
    • Female: Beth Woodward

Category Winners

  • Student:
    • Male: Alex Bogoniewski
    • Female: Stephanie Connors 
  • Employee: 
    • Male: Keith Hodar
    • Female: Joan Inderhees
  • Alumni:
    • Male: Joe Stallano
    • Female: Ashley Harkins
  • Community:
    • Male: John Laubacher
    • Female: Logan Bialik

Age Group Winners

  • Under 9
    • Male: P. Warczak III
    • Female: E. Peck
  • 10 - 14
    • Male: Nick Wohlwend 
    • Female: M. Rasalan
  • 15 - 19
    • Male: Devon Barron
    • Female: Deshna Sawant
  • 20 - 24
    • Male: Raghavendar Reddy Nagolu
    • Female: Catherine Hutz
  • 25 - 29
    • Male: Biran Keyser
    • Female: Melissa Erikson
  • 30 - 34
    • Male: Jeff Kavali 
    • Female: Michelle Doyle
  • 35 - 39
    • Male: Ferdinand Petersen 
    • Female: Melissa Alex
  • 40 - 44
    • Male: Craig Melzer
    • Female: Kelly Simmons
  • 45 - 49
    • Male: Jon Schaffer
    • Female: Cindy Murphy 
  • 50 - 54
    • Male: Matthew Brown
    • Female: Gina Symsek
  • 55 - 59
    • Male: John Francis
    • Female: Janette Edwards 
  • 60 - 64
    • Male: Dave Edwards
    • Female: Nancy Pettigrew
  • 65 - 69
    • Male: Kevin Yi
    • Female: Linda Black 
  • 70 - 74
    • Male: John Plough
    • Female: Mary Tassone
  • 75 - 79
    • Male: Bill Penney
    • Female: N/A

 

If you have questions regarding any race details, please contact Greg Bailey by phone, at 330-672-0463, or by email at gbailey@kent.edu.