Race registration is open for the Torchbearers 8th Annual 5k AkRun & Pub Crawl which will take place on Saturday, August 23, in downtown Akron.
The event includes a 5k run along the Towpath Trail followed by a pub crawl in downtown Akron. Participants may register in advance for the 5k run, pub crawl or both. Registration is available by visiting torchbearersakron.com. Registration for the 5k run and pub crawl is $25 in advance or $30 on the day of the event. Registration for the pub crawl without the run is $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the event.
On-site registration begins at 3:30 p.m. on race day behind the AES Building, located at 388 South Main Street in downtown Akron. The race will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the pub crawl will begin at 6:00 p.m. at ZAR Nightclub and Martini Bar, located at the corner of Main Street and Exchange Street in downtown Akron. Race results will also be announced at ZAR. Additional pub crawl stops include Paolo's and the Game Grill+Bar at Canal Park. Free t-shirts are available for the first 300 5k AkRun & Crawl participants.