Kids Fun Run

Bring the entire family and join us for the Kids Fun Run presented by Signet Jewelers. This free, non-competitive 1 mile fun run for children 12 and younger is intended to teach them that exercise can be rewarding and fun. This year’s event will be a wonderful family celebration and an experience you won't want to miss!


Check out Final Instructions for the Kids Fun Run and get ready for an exciting race!


KFR Start 2016

Event Location & Time

Friday, September 28, 2018

Start Location:  Lock 3 Park

Check In & Pre-race Activities:  5pm

Race Start Time:  6:30 pm

Course:  Downtown Akron; Lock 3 Park and Vicinity

Finish Location:  Lock 3 Park


KFR 2016

Race Premiums

All children participating in the Kids Fun Run will receive:

  • Kids Fun Run Commemorative Item
  • Snack
  • Finishers Medal



Featuring a course on the streets downtown, the Kids Fun Run will prove to be a fun event for the whole family! 

Kids Fun Run Course Map



  • State Street Parking Deck: 52 W State St, Akron, OH 44308
  • Akron Children's Hospital Bowery Street Parking Deck: 199 Bowery St, Akron, OH 44308 


**Please note, parents and guardians to do not need to register themselves for the Kids Fun Run. Only children need to be registered.**

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Presenting Sponsor

Signet Logo 2016

Official Sponsors

City of Akron - Horrigan