Glow in the Park Akron


Event Date

Fri, May 2, 2014


Akron, OH

About This Activity

The ultimate 5k fun run! Glow paint, glow powder, glow water, a foam machine, and a live DJ. What else could you ask for? YOU will light up the night as you run a 5k - no speed needed! Before the race, you and your friends will each get a goody bag of glow accessories and paint to adorn yourselves to the height of glowy fashion. Now to brave the seas of foam (industrial machines spewing foam to the beat of some hot music), the rain storm of UV glow water (volunteers will spray a rainbow of glow water as you run past), and the dust cloud of neon powder (volunteers will toss handfuls of neon goodness to make sure you are covered in color and glowing like a champ)! Once you have triumphantly reached the finish line you will be greeted by a celebratory dance party and a chance to show off your accumulation of glow and your fabulous dance moves.


Event schedule and times

Event Date: Saturday, May 2nd, 2014

Portage Lakes State Park
5031 Manchester Road
Akron, OH 44319

Day of Packet Pick-up and Registration: 6:30-8:30pm
Run Start: approximately 8:45pm (when it gets dark enough)
After Party: until 10:30pm

Online registration closes May 1st. Registration is available at early packet pick-up and on race day.

  • $30 through January 3rd
  • $40 from January 4th through February 3rd
  • $45 from February 4th through April 16th
  • $50 after April 17th
  • $55 on race day

$5/person off when registering a team of 4 or more!

Children age 4 and under do not need to register, but will not receive the race goodie bag.

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