AKRON,OHio

AUGUST 8, 2020

ABOUT the EVENT

August 8th, 2020

 

8:00 a.m.

 

Big Bend Trailhead

1337 Merriman Road

Akron, OH  44313

DATE:  

5k START TIME: 

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Average Joe Run 5K Akron Course Map.png

Ohio & Erie Canal

Towpath Trail (course map)

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RACE DETAILS:

Our 5k run is known as 'the WORLD'S EASIEST 5k', meaning you have to finish in the middle to win!

  • We present awards in 3 categories:

    • Average Joe & Average Jane - Male and female middle finishers and they will receive an exclusive Average Joe Run Champion Jersey.

    • Overall Winners - Awards are handed out to the top 3 finisher's for male and female.

    • Age Group Winners - Awards are handed out to the top 2 and Average Joe & Average Jane finishers of their age group.

  • All participants will receive an Average Joe Run 5k Race Packet that includes:

    • Race Bib​

    • Tshirt

    • Custom Finisher Medal

    • Race Certificate

  • We do ask at the beginning of the race that the runners start in the front and the walkers start towards the middle/back of the pack. This ensures that most participants will not run into each other.

  • We love dogs but they are not permitted at the AJR 5k events for the safety of our participants.

  • Strollers are permitted at our events.

  • DONUTS, DONUTS, and more DONUTS are available for your enjoyment throughout the event.

  • We will provide 2 water stations along the 5k course.

  • Coffee and water are available during the event.

  • Restrooms will be available at the start/finish line.

EVENT DETAILS:

  • Pre Race Packet Pickup (TBD)

  • Race Day

    • 6:30am - Race Registration and Packet Pickup​

    • 7:00am - Music and entertainment begin

    • 7:40am - Warm up hosted by fitness instructor

    • 7:55am - Announcements and National Anthem

    • 8:00am - Average Joe Run 5k Start

    • 9:00am - Award Ceremony

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The Average Joe Run 5k is changing the 5k experience. We provide an opportunity for everyone to win. Every participant has an opportunity to win no matter their speed, experience, running, walking or even skipping. You will be entertain from start to finish, leaving you with memorable moments. Sign up today for 'the WORLD'S EASIEST 5k'!

Average Joe Run LLC | United States