Kent State Tuscarawas 5K Returns to Harry Clever Field for Fourth Year
It’s time to take flight for scholarships! Registrations are being accepted for the 2019 Kent State 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. 7 at the EAA 1077 Hangar, 1802 East High Ave., located on the New Philadelphia Harry Clever Field. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. and the race is at 7:15 p.m.
“We are excited to have the race at Harry Clever Field and EAA Hangar,” said 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 highflying fun and help change lives here in the Tuscarawas Valley,” added Conrad.
Pre-registration fee is $20 and $15 for students and alumni members. Entry fee the day of the race is $25. Preregistration deadline is August 23. 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 additional race sponsors include Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, Dover-Phila Credit Union, Lauren International, Adventure Harley, Wendy's Restaurants, Dover Hydraulics, Baltic State Bank, Meteor Sealing Systems, McDonald’s of Harrison & Tuscarawas counties, First Federal Community Bank, First National Bank of Dennison, Sopher Insurance, Trinity Hospital Twin City, Route 250 Health & Performance, Custom Needle-Print, Dominion’s Pizza and Alley Cats Market Place