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Fitness & Recreation Hosts Turkey Trot on Nov. 17

Posted Nov. 2, 2012

 
Kent State University at Stark will host a Turkey Trot, an Adult 5K and a Kids’ ¼ Mile Fun Run, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. The events will be held on Kent State Stark’s beautiful, 200-acre campus, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. Registration for both events will take place from 7:30 – 8:15 a.m. on November 17. Registrants will receive a free t-shirt and hat, while supplies last.
 
The Kids’ Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. The pre-pay fee is $10 per person. On the day of the event, the fee is $15 per person. Payment is accepted by cash or check (payable to Kent State University). In addition to the monetary fee, each registrant should bring one non-perishable food item to benefit the Stark County Hunger Task Force. Participants in the Kids’ Run will make a craft to take home.
 
The Adult 5K race will begin at 9 a.m. The pre-pay fee is $15 per person. On the day of the event, the fee is $20 per person. Payment is accepted by cash or check (payable to Kent State University). In addition to the monetary fee, each registrant should bring one non-perishable food item to benefit the Stark County Hunger Task Force. The top male and female adult runners will each win a turkey.
 
Preregistration payments may be dropped off at the Kent State Stark Physical Education Building or mailed to: Stacie Humm, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Avenue NW, North Canton, OH 44720. The hours for the Physical Education Building are Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 
For more information, visit www.stark.kent.edu/student/fitness/events/turkey-trot.cfm or contact Stacie Humm at 330-244-3390.