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Kent Potterfest 5K

  • Date: 07/28/2017 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Wizards! On your mark--get set--RUN LIKE YOU STOLE FROM GRINGOTTS! 

This year marks the FIRST ever Kent Potter Fest 5k FUN RUN! 

This noncompetitive* 5k FUN RUN will take you on a magical journey through the Kent State University campus at dusk on Friday, July 28th to kick off Kent Potter Fest. The race will begin at 7:30pm at the Lester Lefton Esplanade located across from the PARTA Bus Station in down town Kent, and take you on a spellbinding loop though some of Kent State's most magnificent places. Dress up as your favorite Harry Potter character and join the fun! 

Registration for this race is $25.00 and includes a race medal and a t-shirt. Proceeds from this race will be given to a local non-profit organization serving the city of Kent.

For more information, please contact Alyssa Mazey at

*Noncompetitive=not chip timed; runners may have to slow down for moving vehicles at road crossings HOWEVER, this course WILL be staffed with volunteers to ensure the safety of the participants.