Celebrate an active lifestyle for you and your family with the Akron General Wellness Walk & Run, a 5K event for individuals of all ages and athletic abilities. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, with 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. race start and 10 a.m. post-race event; start/finish at Stow City Hall, 3760 Darrow Road, Stow. Whether you are just getting started or you are an experienced runner, sign up to enjoy a scenic multi-terrain course on the Akron General Wellness Trails in Stow.
The race benefits Akron General’s Muffins for Mammograms program, which helps uninsured and underinsured women qualify for a free mammogram. The event is in conjunction with the City of Stow Summer Sunset Blast. Each participant will receive an official race T-shirt, a delicious finish-line muffin and other cool swag. Winners in each age group will be awarded prizes, and a raffle will be held for all participants. Live entertainment and refreshments will be provided, as well as a mini on-site wellness fair. The registration fee is $25; kids 12 and under $15. Register online at akrongeneral.org/wellnessrun or call 330-344-1442.