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Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 23

Posted Nov. 6, 2013

 
Kent State University at Stark will host the annual Turkey Trot, an Adult 5K and a Kids’ ¼ Mile Fun Run, on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. The events will be held on Kent State Stark’s beautiful, 200-acre campus, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.
 
The Kids’ Fun Run begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration takes place on the day of the event, beginning at 7:30 a.m. The fee is $10 per person and may be paid on the day of the event. 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 begins at 9 a.m. The pre-pay fee, accepted through November 17, is $17.50 per person. From November 18 - 21, the fee is $22.50 per person. Register and pay online at www.stark.kent.edu/TurkeyTrot or on the day of the event, beginning at 7:45 a.m. In addition to the monetary fee, each registrant should bring one non-perishable food item to benefit the Stark County Hunger Task Force. Free t-shirts will be given to 5K participants on a first-registered, first-served basis, while supplies last. The top male and female adult runners will each win a turkey.
 
For more information, visit www.stark.kent.edu/TurkeyTrot or contact Stacie Humm at 330-244-3390 or shumm2@kent.edu.