Event: 32nd Annual Kids Are #1 Run

06-03-2017 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Akron Children's Hospital
Perkins Square Park
One Perkins Square
Akron, Ohio 44308

The 32nd annual Kids Are #1 Run and Family Fun Day will be held on Saturday, June 3. The day features a 5K through historic Glendale Cemetery, a one-mile fun run, and the Paws for a Cause one-mile dog walk. There is also a family health and activity fair that runs throughout the morning. All participants in the 5K and one-mile fun run will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Canine participants in the Paws for a Cause dog walk will receive a run scarf. All proceeds benefit Akron Children's Hospital. 

Event Schedule:

8 a.m.  Fun Day Begins/Registration Opens/Packet Pick Up
9 a.m. 5K Run Through Glendale Cemetery (45 minute time limit for finishing)
10 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony
10:30 a.m. Fun Run -- A one-mile non-competitive event for walkers/runners of all ages
11 a.m. Paws for a Cause -- One-mile, non-competitive run/walk for dogs and owners*

All events begin and end on Bowery Street in front of the hospital.
*Pets are only allowed to participate in this event.

Pre-registration is available at the link below (nominal fee charged) through May 29.
A paper registration form may also be downloaded (below)and returned by May 26 (no fee).

Late Registration/Packet Pick-Up
Friday, June 2, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Considine Professional Building at 215 W. Bowery St. (enter from third floor of Bowery St. Parking Deck)

Day-of Registration
Up to 15 minutes before the start of each event.

Multiple Event Discount (Mail-in only)
Participants receive a $5 discount for entering more than one race.

Race Results
Awards immediately following 5K.

5k – 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, overall and age groups.

Age groups for 5K
(men and women)
11 & under
12 - 14
15 - 19
20 - 24
25 - 29
30 - 34
35 - 39
40 - 44
45 - 49
50 - 54
55 - 59
60 - 64
65 and over

Free parking will be available in the Bowery Street parking deck.

For more information, contact:
Carolyn B. Hofmann
Employee Involvement Coordinator
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308

Register online
Paper Registration Form
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