Area running events


Saturday— Poland Rotary & Poland Schools Foundation for Educational Excellence Derby Dash 5K and two-mile smart walk at McKinley Elementary. Registration at 8 a.m. and race at 9. Call Amanda Frost (330-853-2639) or Phil Resch (330-757-2100).

11 — Austintown Lions 5K Run/Walk at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Rd. There will be a quarter-mile kids event at 9:30 a.m., followed by the 5K at 9:45. Cost is $15 for the 5K if registered by May 10 or $18 on race day. There is no charge for kids, but they must register. Call 330-793-4046 for more information.

17 — Vision for Veterans 5K at Firestone Park, Columbiana. Registration at 4:30 p.m., toddler trot at 5:45 p.m., kid’s fun run at 6 p.m. and 5K at 6:45 p.m. Call Josh & Crystal Boggs at 330-482-9105 or email

18 — Hubbard Baseball Boosters 5K Run/2-Mile Walk. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. at Hubbard’s Harding Park, 2-mile walk at 9:30 a.m. and 5K at 10 a.m. A portion of proceeds will benefit those injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. Registration is $15 in advance, $17 on race day. Call Carol Ross at 330-534-8350 for more information.

19 — Mission of Love 5K at Austintown Middle School. Registration is at 1 p.m. with the race at 2. Visit

25 — YMCA Run for Health 5-mile race at downtown YMCA, Youngstown. Registration at 7 a.m., free kid’s race at 8:30 and 5-miler at 9. Call Maureen Horvath at 330-744-8411.

27 — Boardman Kiwanis/Walgreens Memorial Mile at intersection of routs 224 & 7. Registration at 8 a.m. at Walgreens, kids race at 9:35 and adult race at 9:55.


1 — Run Against Amyloidosis 5K at Wick Recreation Area, Youngstown. Registration at 8 a.m., race at 9. Visit

6 — Immaculate Heart of Mary Festival 5K in Austintown. Registration at 5 p.m., free kid’s race at 7 with race to follow. Visit

8 — Run with the Deputies 5 K Dash at Courthouse Square, Warren. Registration at 7:30 a.m., one-mile walk at 8:45, 5K at 9, kid’s run at 9:45. Visit

8 — Friends of Buhl Park 5K at 10 a.m. Registration at shed #4. Call 724-981-5522 ext. 103.

22 — Cardinal Classic Twilight 5K at Canfield High School. Registration at 7 p.m., kid’s race at 8:15, 1.5 walk/run at 8:25, 5K at 8:45. Visit

22 — Third annua St. Charles Church-Knights of Columbus 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m. at St. Charles Church, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman. Call Ed Kandray at 330-965-7339.

29 — Fifth Sparrow 5K Freedom Run at Joe Lane Stadium, Mineral Ridge. Registration at 8 a.m., one-mile walk at 9, 5K at 9:15.


4 — Firecracker 4-mile run at Canfield Village Green. Registration at 7 a.m., half-mile kid’s run at 8:15, 4-mile race at 8:30. Visit

13 — YSU & Smoky Hollow 5K at YSU’s WATTS. Registration is at 7:15 a.m. with the race at 8:30. Visit

20 — Salem Lions Club “Run for Sight” 5K at Waterworth Memorial Park. Registration at 8:30 a.m., one-mile walk at 8:45, 5K at 9:15. Visit

20 — Fellowship of Christian Athletes Twilight 5K at Old North Church, Canfield. Registration at 6:45 p.m., 5K at 8. Call 330-965-9217 or email

27 — Mahoning Valley Scrappers 5K at Eastwood Field, Niles. Registration at 7:30 a.m., kid’s fun run at 8:15, 5K at 8:30. Visit

Race information can be emailed to or fax 330-747-6712. Registration forms available for most races at or

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