Location: Akron, OH US 44302 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Event Time Price Details
Single Adult - 4 Mile Run / Walk
9:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST
Family - 4 Mile Run / Walk (per person cost)
9:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST
1 Mile Fun Walk
8:30AM EST - 8:50AM EST
4 Mile Run/Walk - VIRTUAL ENTRY
8:30AM EST - 8:50AM EST
419 W. Exchange Street
Akron, OH US 44302

Welcome to RACE WEEK. Online registration CLOSES on Monday at 2pm. You can still register IN-PERSON at Vertical Runner in Hudson on Monday and Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm, at Gennesaret on Wednesday from Noon to 2p and 4p to 6p, and on race morning at Gennesaret from 6:30am to 8:30am. We are starting the race promptly at 9am on Thanksgiving day.

The 26th Annual Home Run for the Homeless on Thanksgiving Day 2017 - sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Akron General! Last year we had over 3,000 registrants for the run and walk combined. Since this is our only fund raiser for the year,it significantly impacts our ability to fulfill our mission. Thanks to all who made this a tremendous success!

We have a great 4 mile run that takes you through Akron and Historic Glendale Cemetery. We also have our 1 mile fun run / walk.

Packet Pickup - Monday 11/20 and Tuesday 11/21 at Vertical Runner in Hudson from 4pm to 8pm, Wednesday 11/22 at the race site Gennesaret from 12pm to 6pm and race morning from 6:30am to 8:30am

Race Contact Info

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Course Map

The course will start and finish at Gennesaret as it has for the last few years.

Runners head South on West Exchange to Dart. Left on Dart which turns into Ash. Ash to Mill. Mill to Main. Do a 180 turn on Mill back towards the Interbelt. Cross the bridge as you head toward Rand. Left merge onto Rand. Rand to Exchange. Right on Exchange then enter Glendale Cemetery to the right. Follow the course signs through Glendale as you run in a counter clockwise direction. Exit Cemetery at main entrance. Run down Glendale to the 180 turnaround. Re-enter Cemetery and continue following signs. Exit Glendale where you entered on West Exchange. Turn right on to West Exchange and head to the finish line!

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2017 Photos can be found here->


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