South Willow St, Kent, Portage County, Ohio, United States

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Activities: Running race, 5K

Catch Me If You Can! 

The 6th annual Run That Shall Not Be Named 5 3/4 K Fun Run will be held on Friday, July 22. This noncompetitive* 5K will take participants on a magical journey through the Kent State University campus to kick off Wizardly World of Kent 2022, with many fun activities scheduled for Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23 in downtown Kent. Participants are highly encouraged to dress in themed costumes for this event.

The 5K will begin at 6:00pm on the Lester Lefton Esplanade and take runners on a spellbinding loop though some of Kent State's most magnificent places. Registration is $30 and all participants will receive a commemorative “Run That Shall Not Be Named” 5 3/4 K t-shirt, medal, and bib.  (Must be registered by July 8 to receive race t-shirt.) Registration is limited to the first 300wizards, witches, and muggles.  

Proceeds will benefit Main Street Kent. For more information, please contact Main Street Kent at or our race director Ed Butch at

This event is sponsored by Meijer, Summa Health, Off the Wagon, Hall-Green Agency, Hometown Bank, Central Portage County VCB, College Town Kent, and Portage Community Bank.

* The noncompetitive race will not be “chip timed”; runners may have to slow down for moving vehicles at road crossings; the course will be staffed with volunteers to assist with safe crossing.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

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    Registration opens :
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    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 6/13/2022 08:00
      Registration closes : 7/21/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74

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