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 14 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! 



Event Location & Time

Friday, September 23, 2016

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


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Race Premiums

All children participating in the Kids Fun Run will receive:

  • Kids Fun Run Superhero Cape
  • Snack
  • Commemorative Medal



Featuring an all-new course, the Kids Fun Run will prove to be a fun event for the whole family! 

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  • 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



The Kids Fun Run is FREE to all participants. To register, simply choose the Kids Fun Run option under the Akron Marathon event and complete the form.

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Presenting Sponsor

Signet Logo 2016

Official Sponsors

Akron Seal 


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