Runners to your marks Upcoming races and walks


MAY

Saturday — Second annual DFC Celebrate Recovery 5K, 9 a.m. at Damascus Friends Church. There will also be a 5K walking category, half-mile kids fun run, and an untimed 12-mile bike ride. Medals and gift certificates for the top three runners in each age bracket and $50 cash prize for overall male and female winners. Cost is $15 if registered by May 14. Early registration includes choice of short- or long-sleeve performance shirt. Register online at www.dfcnow.com/life-at-dfc/sports-ministry.

29 — Freedom Run 5K to benefit Freedom House, a shelter for homeless veterans in Kent. The race also includes a country breakfast with registration and a Dri-Tech t-shirt. Registration forms are available at www.edinburgunitedchurch.org.

29 — Mosquito Lake Chase 5K and 1-mile Run/Walk at Maplewood High School. Both races start at 9 a.m. Cost is $17 for pre-registered runners. Race-day registration (7:30 a.m.) is $20. Shirts are guaranteed for first 150 registrants. Register at www.gopherarun.com. Email ted.rupe@gmail.com for more information.

JUNE

3 — Cortland Rotary Club Howl at the Moon 5K Night Run. The 5K race and 1-mile fun walk begin at 9 p.m. A kids race begins at 8:45 p.m. All races begin and end at Lakeview High School. Register at www.gopherarun.com or find a printable form at www.rotaryclubofcortland.org. Cost is $20 in advance and $22 on race day (starting at 7 p.m. at Lakeview High School).

4 — Youngstown Marathon, half marathon, & 5K (Kids Fun Run on June 3) at Second Sole Youngstown. Marathon & half marathon begin at 7am, 5K begins at 7:15am. Early registration available at www.youngstownmarathon.com or www.secondsoleohio.com. Email info@youngstownmarathon.com or josh@secondsoleohio.com or call 330-758-8708 for more information.

Submissions about upcoming races can be emailed to sports@vindy.com.

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