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Akron Promise has introduced the “City Series” to promote health, exploration of our city, 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 four of the events.


10th Annual Race For Case 5K 10:30 AM – May 21, 2022. Register here. 1 Mile Fun Run at 10:00 AM

Kenmore and Summit Lake

Rock Me on the Water 7K 8:00 AM- May 28, 2022. Register here. 1 Mile Fun Run at 8:00 AM – Results Photos

West Hill

6th Annual Four Leaf Clover Run 4 Mile 10:00 AM- June 11, 2022. Register here. Family fun run at 11:00 AM.

North Hill

Charles Marquess North Hill 5K 8:00 AM- June 18, 2022. Register Here.


The Andrea Rose Teodosio 5k Run / 1 Mile Walk Memorial Race. July 16, 2022. 8:00 AM. Register Here.

West Akron

West Akron African American 5K. 7:30 AM August 6, 2022. More Information Here. 1 Mile fun run at 7:30 AM

Highland Square

PorchRokr 5K – August 20, 2022. More information here.


PS I Love You 5K – September 17, 2022 9:00 AM. Register here. 1 Mile walk at 9:00 AM

All participants in at least four of the above events will get this custom medal designed by Akron Artist Matt Miller.

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