Up, Up and Away 5K FAQ


What day and time for the Up, Up & Away 5K race in 2018?  Saturday, July 28,  8:00 am

Where will the 5K be held? Kent State University at Stark

Where should I park? There is ample parking in the lots on at Kent State University at Stark.  Please enter at the Frank Road entrance.

How much does the race cost?  It is $30 per registration, with rates doing up mid July.

Is there race day registration?  Yes, and the price will be $40 per registration.

What is Love, Andrew Foundation?  We are pleased that spectators of the 5k and kids fun run, will be cheering on participants with "spirit bells", sponsored by the Love, Andrew Autism Foundation.  The mission of this foundation is to create communities of compassion, in which personalities flourish, friendships blossom, and futures are fostered, allowing children with autism to live their best lives. 

How much is the Kids Fun Run?  The Kids Fun Run for ages 8 and under is free.

 Where can I register for the Kids Fun Run?  Registrations can be made on our registration page, bit.ly/hofef-5k

Can you register the morning of the race for the Kids Fun Run?  Yes, you can, but shirt sizes and medals may be limited.  

How can I be assured by receiving a finisher's medal and tee shirt?  To be guarenteer of your shirt size and medal, participants need to register by July 1, 2018.

How much does it cost to enter the Mary Ann Donut eating contest? The cost is $10 per person.   

How do I enter the Mary Ann Donuts contest?  Please see any of the Mary Ann Donuts locations.  Forms are available there.


Any other questions you may have, please contact event manager, Kathy Lindenberger, kathyl@cantonchamber.org or 330-458-2056.