The Run That Shall Not Be Named

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July 26, 2019

Magic Folk! On your mark — get set — RUN LIKE YOU’RE NOT SURE WHERE YOU’RE GOING

This year marks the 2nd annual Run That Shall Not Be Named 5 3/4k FUN RUN

This noncompetitive** 5k FUN RUN will take you on a magical journey through the Kent State University campus at dusk on Friday, July 26th to kick off the Wizardly World of Kent. The race will begin at 7:30pm at the Lester Lefton Esplanade located across from the PARTA Bus Station in downtown Kent, Ohio and take you on a spellbinding loop though some of Kent State’s most magnificent places. Dress up as your favorite magical character and join the fun! Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome and encouraged***! 

Registration for this race is $35 and includes a race medal and t-shirt. Proceeds from this race will be given to local non-profit organization Main Street Kent. Be sure to register by July 1st, 2019 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. 

This event is open to 500 participants; registration closes at 11:59 PM on July, 24th! 

For more information, please contact Alyssa Mazey at [email protected]

*This event is formerly known as the “Kent Potterfest 5k Fun Run”

**Noncompetitive = not chip timed; runners may have to slow down for moving vehicles at road crossings; HOWEVER, this course WILL be staffed with volunteers to ensure safety of the participants.  

***Dress your dog and stroller for the fun! Sorry, no brooms or bikes allowed. 


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


The Run That Shall Not Be Named

July 26, 2019 (Friday) - 19:30
3.5 miles
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