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ANNOUNCING A BONUS RACE! Haven’t been able to participate in 5 races yet? Add one more race by participating in our first Friday Evening event, the Akron Pride 5k Run on! on August 25, 2023 at 7:00 PM Register here!

Akron Promise has introduced the “City Series” to promote health, exploration of our city, grow each event, and to support the various organizations that participate. Please consider participating (in person, virtually, or as a volunteer) in as many as you can. Medals will be awarded to people who participate in at least half of the events.

Merriman Valley
April 1, 2023

Hop for Hope 5k/10k/1 mile. 10k at 9:00 AM. 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:15 AM. Register here.
2023 Results Photos

Cascade Valley
April 22, 2023

Akron Public Schools 5K 9:00 AM. Register here. 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:00 AM

2023 Results

May 20, 2023

11th Annual Race For Case 5K 8:45 AM. 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:00 AM. Register here.

2023 Results

Kenmore and Summit Lake
May 27, 2023

Rock Me on the Water 7K 8:00 AM. Register here. 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:00 AM

2022 Results Photos
2023 Results Photos

West Hill
June 10, 2023

7th Annual Four Leaf Clover Run 4 Mile 10:00 AM. Register here. Family fun run at 11:00 AM.

2023 Results Photos

North Hill
June 17, 2023

Charles Marquess North Hill 5K 8:00 AM. Register Here.

2023 Results Photos

July 8, 2023

The Andrea Rose Teodosio 5k Run / 1 Mile Walk Memorial Race 8:00 AM. Register here.

2023 Results Photos

West Akron
August 5, 2023

West Akron 5K. 9:00 AM. Register here.

Highland Square
August 19,2023

PorchRokr 5K 8:00 AM. Register here.

September 23, 2023

PS I Love You 5K 9:00 AM. Register here.

This medal, designed by Akron artist Alicia Gaug, will be awarded to each person that participates in five or more City Series Events as a volunteer, walker, and/or runner!

Please contact for sponsorship opportunities or to add your neighborhood race to the Akron Promise City Series!