Bowman Cup Race
Join us in-person for the 22nd Annual Bowman Cup 5k Race and 1-Mile Run-Walk-Roll on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023 as we kickoff Homecoming Week. The race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman, will take place during Kent State University Spirit Week. Running the course allows participants to enjoy the scenic route through Kent State University and its surrounding community. Race will use chip timing.
- Monday, Sept. 25 - Saturday, Oct. 14 (no shirt included)
- $25 (5k)
- $15 (1-mile)
- All participants registered by Sept. 24 will receive a performance race shirt. Race shirts may be available for purchase on race day based on availability.
- T-shirts and race bibs will be available for pick-up as follows at the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation & Wellness Center located at 1550 Ted Boyd Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242.
- Friday, Oct. 13 from 4 - 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 14 starting at 7 a.m.
Cash prizes for overall male and female winners
- First Place $75
- Second Place $50
- Third Place $25
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
This weekend is full of racing opportunities! Runners and walkers looking to get another race in this weekend can register for the LGBTQ+ Center Rainbow Run on Friday, Oct 13 at www.kent.edu/lgbtq/rainbow-run-5k
Participants that register for both races will receive a one-of-a-kind Rainbow Cup!