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Summit Metro Parks Mother's Day 5K

Munroe Falls, Ohio

Munroe Falls, Ohio

Sun 12th May 2024

1 race

Organiser's Description

Run, jog or walk to celebrate Mom during this annual 5K from the Summit Metro Parks. The stroller-friendly course for this chip-timed race travels twice around the scenic Munroe Falls Lake. Race proceeds benefit the Summit Metro Parks Foundation.
 
Because the course overlays the park entrance/exit road, the park’s entrance gate will close at 7:50 a.m. and will be re-opened by park rangers after participants clear the first lap.
 
A choice of a free race t-shirt or native tree sapling is included with each paid registration, including the 14 under kids’ category, while supplies last. Register early to ensure availability.
 
The event is held rain or shine. Refunds are available through May 1, 2023, but not after. The course is not fully ADA-compliant, but wheelchair participants and jogging strollers are welcome. If you plan to use an adaptive device on the course, please contact the race in advance. The course surface is asphalt.
 
Packet PickupPre-race packet pickup is available Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Rd., Akron).
 
Registration and Fees
For ages 14 and under, registration is $10 through race day.
For ages 15 and older, registration is tiered by date:

$20/person through January 14

$25/person from January 15 through March 14

$30/person from March 15 through April 14

$35/person from April 15 through race day

Participants may register on the morning of the race but will only be able to do so online (no cash accepted). Packet pickup is available on race day beginning at 7 a.m. at Munroe Falls Metro Park. The discount for 14 and under registrants is applied at checkout. 
 
Rules 
Wagons, bikes, scooters, rollerblades, and all motorized vehicles are not permitted on the course. Pet spectators (on leashes, 8-foot max) are welcome, but not allowed on the course. Anyone on the course over the age of 5 years, or participating under their own power must be a registered participant with a race bib. Only registered participants with race bibs are eligible for finisher awards.
 
Awards
The top male and female (1st and 2nd place finishers) for each age group are awarded their name engraved in the Munroe Falls Mother’s Day 5K brick paver walkway.
 
The overall top male and female (1st and 2nd place finishers) are awarded their name engraved in the Munroe Falls Mother’s Day 5K brick walkway as well as an engraved top finisher brick paver to take home.
 
Age groups are as follows (male and female):

14 under

15-19 years

20-29 years

30-39 years

40-49 years

50-59 years

60-69 years

70 years

Races

  • 5k

    Sun 12th May 2024

    CLOSED

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