2014 Black Squirrel 5K Race (Fourth Annual)
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 8:00 AM (EDT)
About the Race
Please join us for our fourth annual spring race on Saturday, April 12, 2014. 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 11 from 6 - 9 p.m. in lobby 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 in front of 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: $100
- Second: $75
- Third: $50
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 University Department of Recreational Services
Kent State University
Department of Recreational Services
1550 Ted Boyd Drive
Kent, Ohio 44242