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Jackson Township North Park
7660 Fulton Drive NW
About This Event
The Night Glow 5k run is part of the Jackson Township Community Celebration. Over 1,000 luminaries light a 3.1 course through Jackson North Park and the surrounding neighborhoods.
The race also includes a kid's 1/2 mile fun run. In addition to the race shirt each runner will receive a glow stick and the race is started with a barrage of fireworks.
The 5k course starts and ends in North Park. The remainder of the course is located in the neighborhoods surrounding the park. The course is basically flat with some rolling hills except for one major hill that is located just past the mile mark.
A 1/2 mile fun will be held before the start of the 5k run. The course will be located near the start/finish area. Each child will receive a finisher ribbon, glow stick, and shirt.
Awards will be given to the top 3 overall male and female participants and the top three male and female finishers in the following categories: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-60, 61-65, 66-69, 70 and older.
Day of Registraion
Day of registration will begin at 7:30 and end at 8:30p.m. The cost of day of registration will be $20 for the 5k race - no additional fee will be charge for the 1/2 mile fun run (the cost remains $12). The registration area will be located in the North Park shelter.
T-Shirt and Registration Packet Pick Up
Pre-registered participants may pick up their race packets between 7:30 and 9:15 p.m. on race day. Packets and shirts will be located in the North Park Shelter which is located near the start finish area of the race.
Every participant must where the state of the art "ChampionChip" technology in this year's race. Every participant's net time will be recorded with the aid of a computer chip that is attached to the runners shoe. These will be included in your registration packet. You must where the chip to be timed and scored. The chips will be retrieved in the chutes just past the finish line. All participants will be charged $35 for any chips that are not returned after the race.
The awards presentation will begin shortly after the completion of the 5k run. The awards will be presented from the main stage that will be located near the finish area. Final results will be posted at jacksontwp.com
Parking will be available at Jackson High School which is located at 7600 Fulton Drive NW (across the street from North Park).
Driving from 77, take the Fulton Drive Exit and head west. Travel on Fulton Drive into Jackson Township. The high school and park will be located near the corner of Wales road (State Route 241) and Fulton Drive.
Ohio Challenge Series
The Night Glow Run is part of the Ohio Challenge Series. For additional information about the race or Challenge Series visit www.ohiochallengeseries.com
Who are you registering?
Waiver and Release
I,_________, the undersigned, with intention of binding myself, my spouse, my heirs, my legal representatives, and my assigns, voluntarily, knowingly, and expressly release the Night Glow Committee and the Board of Trustees of Jackson Township, Stark County, Ohio, or any member or employee thereof from all claims, actions, judgments, and executions that I now have or may have or that anyone claiming through me may have or claim against Night Glow Committee and the Board of Trustees of Jackson Township, Stark County, Ohio, or any member or employee thereof, created by or arising of my participation in any of the programs offered by the Jackson Township Parks and Recreation Department. By signing this form, I fully understand that I am releasing the above named parties from any liability arising out of my participation in any of the Jackson Township Parks described above and specifically the programs described above. I am aware of the risks involved in participation in such events and I am physically fit and able to participate in this event.