2013 Black Squirrel 5K Race (Third Annual)
Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8:00 AM (EDT)
Kent, United States
About the Race
Please join us for our third annual spring race on Saturday, April 13, 2013. The race, named after Kent State University's unofficial mascot, will be held at 8 a.m.
Check In: Due to insurance limitations, headphones, baby joggers, inline skates, animals, etc. are not permitted. Recreational Services reserves the right to refuse any entry.
Race check-in will take place on Friday, April 12 from 6 - 9 p.m. in Seminar Room A of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC). Runners may also check-in before the race from 7 - 7:30 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 Black Squirrel 5k Race will be held rain or shine.
About the Course
The race begins and ends across the street from the SRWC. The state-of-the art facility offers plenty of parking, indoor registration, restrooms and locker room facilities. The race is a loop course through the Kent State University campus and is tracked with a chip timing system.
- Chip timing system
- Performance T-shirts (men's and women's styles) for the first 600 participants
- Free buffet
- Door prizes with gifts from local vendors
Overall Winners: Overall winners (male and female) will receive cash prizes.
- First: $75
- Second: $50
- Third: $25
Age Group Winners: Age group winners (male and female) will receive medals. First, second and third place awards will be given for the following categories:
- Under 15
- 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 - 79
When & Where
Kent State UniversityDepartment of Recreational Services
Kent State University
Department of Recreational Services
1550 Ted Boyd Drive
Kent, Ohio 44242
We have sold out of the t-shirts guaranteed for the first 600 runners registered. We hope you will still continue to join us for the race on Saturday, we will still have great food, giveaways and a chance to win one of two road bike prize packs valued at over $800 each.
Greg Bailey, Race Director