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Navarre Civic Center
99 Canal Street W.
About This Event
The Canal Classic is a certified, point to point, 5K race along the restored Ohio Erie Canal Towpath. The race is mostly down hill and flat & is the site of many 5K PR's. Sponsored by Nickles Bakery, the proceeds go to support Friends of Stark Parks in the development of the Towpath. Register on line & we pick up the registration fee!
Location & Registration
Registration will be held at the Navarre Civic Center in Navarre, Ohio. The Civic Center is part of the Navarre Fire Station in Rochester Square. You reach the Civic Center by taking Route 21 south through Massillon to Navarre. From the square of Navarre follow route 62 west to the Civic Center. The address is 99 Canal Street West, Navarre, OH< 44662. Registration begins at 7:00 AM and ends sharply at 8:30 AM as the last bus leaves for the starting line.
All runners will receive a T-shirt. Top 5 women & men, and the top female & male master. Age groups are awarded three deep: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over. There is a special Navarre Mayor’s Award for the person coming the farthest to run.
Walk & Fun Run
The walk & fun run will begin at 9:15 AM from John Glenn Grove. All participants will be bussed to the starting point. There is a family cap of $30.00 for direct family members living under the same roof (Mom, Dad, & the Kids!) All walkers & fun runners will receive a T-shirt, but there are no overall or age group awards.
Championchip Timing & Subway Challenge Series
This is a ChampionChip event and all runners will have a chip on their shoe to record their finish position & time. The event is also part of the 2005 Subway Challenge Series where runners receive points based on their finish position in a series of events and compete for prestige, prizes, & awards!
Nickles Bakery is the key sponsor of the Canal Classic with the support of Subway & Mix 94.1-WHBC FM. All net proceeds go to support the development & maintenance of the Towpath Trail through The Friends of Stark Parks.
Results, Refreshments, & Fun!
Results will be posted race day at www.ohiochallengeseries.com along with photographs from the event. Great refreshments from Nickles, Subway, & other sponsors will be served at the conclusion of the event. Starkparks.com will also have the results available. Come Jog with the Frog!
Who are you registering?
Waiver and Release
I, the undersigned, realize that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter & run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decisions of a race official relative to safely completing the run. I assume all risks associated in running this event including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, traffic, and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and approved by me. Having read this waiver, and knowing these facts, and in consideration of you accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act in my behalf, waive and release Stark Parks, Friends of Stark Parks, Village of Navarre, The Subway Challenge Series, all sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims of liability of any kind arising out of my participation in this event. I hereby grant full permission to any or all of the foregoing to use any photographs, video tapes, motion pictures, recordings, or and other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I also agree to return my ChampionChip at the conclusion of the race or I am liable for a $40 missing chip fee. All race entries are non-refundable. We reserve the right to reject entries.