Turkey Trot | Kent State University

Turkey Trot

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
Kids 1/4 Mile Fun Run & Adult 5K
Recreation & Wellness Center
Kent State University at Stark

Take in the beauty of Kent State University at Stark's park-like campus during our annual Turkey Trot.


KIDS 1/4 MILE FUN RUN AT 8:30 A.M.

  • Race day registration: 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
  • Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Every participant will make a craft to take home.

Cost to Participate:  

  • A nonperishable food item to be donated to the Stark County Hunger Task Force.
  • $5 - Pay in-person day of race.
  • Cash or check only. Checks can be made payable to Kent State University at Stark.

ADULT 5K AT 9 A.M.

  • Race day registration: 7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
  • 5K Race begins at 9 a.m.
  • Top male and female 5K finishers win a turkey!
  • All participants receive a t-shirt and medal.

Cost to Participate:

  • A nonperishable food item to be donated to the Stark County Hunger Task Force.
  • Early Bird: $20 by November 3
  • $25: November 4 - 18
  • Registration required - can pay online with registration at ohioraceday.com
  • Cash or check only if paying in-person. Checks can be made payable to Kent State University at Stark.

Nonperishable food items and payment can be dropped off at the Kent State Stark Recreation & Wellness Center or mailed to:  

Stacie M. Humm
Recreation & Wellness Center
Kent State University at Stark
6000 Frank Avenue NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720

Contact Stacie at 330-244-3390 or shumm2@kent.edu with questions.