Bowman Cup 5k Race


Event Date

Sat, Oct 1, 2016


Kent, OH


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$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

Join us for the 16th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman, will begin at 8 a.m. Participants are welcome to enjoy other Homecoming activities throughout the day, including the Homecoming Parade, Alumni Hospitality Tent and the Homecoming Football game. The chip-timed race begins and ends in front of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC). The state-of-the-art facility offers free parking for the event, indoor registration, restrooms and locker rooms. This USATF certified course through Kent's residential area follows the Portage Hike and Bike Trail, letting participants enjoy its scenic route through Kent State University's surrounding community.

Chip timing, Performance T-shirts (men's and women's styles) for the first 600 participants, Delicious free buffet for all in attendance, Door prizes with gifts from all your favorite local vendors, Ticket to the Homecoming football game for non-student runners (limited quantities available)

Early Packet Pickup - Friday, September 30th from noon to 7 p.m. at the SRWC
Race Day Packet Pickup - 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. in the lobby of the SRWC

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