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Race for The Parks 10k

$45 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends April 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Run/Walk

Race for The Parks 5k

$35 8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends April 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Location

Hudson Springs Park
7095 Stow Rd
Hudson OH 44236

Description

Join us at Race for the Parks 5k & 10k and celebrate springtime amid the blooming trees and flowers at Hudson's gem, Hudson Springs Park. Make a day of it with your friends or family. Sign up together as a social team and start the morning on a beautiful course, followed by a visit to historic downtown Hudson for brunch and browsing in a shopping district as meticulously maintained as the park.

Course

The course is a unique combination of non-technical groomed trail and adjacent neighborhood roads, offering a variety of terrain perfect for all paces, from walkers to seasoned runners. Think of it as a stroll through the park with a few hills mixed in for variety and to challenge you! Choose one loop for the 5k or two loops for the 10k and enjoy stunning views along the park's 50-acre lake and through the forest. You may even spot a fox or deer in the woods or a heron soaring overhead. Click here to view the Race for the Parks course maps.

Donations

Donations benefit Friends of Hudson Parks!

Swag Options

Receive your choice of:

  • Race for the Parks soft triblend tee and a finisher medal
  • Set of 4 glass tumblers with iconic local park images and a finisher medal – $10 premium

2024 Race for the Parks Swag Options

Awards

Awards for each event:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Top 3 Male and Female in the following 5-year age groups:
    19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & Over

Registration

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION (through April 9)
    5k — $30
    10k — $40
  • LATE REGISTRATION (April 10-20)
    5k — $35
    10k — $45

Race Day Details

  • START TIME: 8:00 A.M. No cutoff time.
  • EARLY PACKET PICKUP: Thursday and Friday Noon-7:00 P.M. at Vertical Runner Hudson
  • RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP begins at 7:00 A.M.
  • FLUID STATIONS are located on the course at miles 1.5, 2.25, 3.1, 4.5, and 5.5. Participants are encouraged to carry a water bottle. A variety of sweet and salty treats will be provided at the finish line.

More Information

Race for the Parks is one of several Western Reserve Racing chip-timed road races designed for casual runners and walkers, as well as more competitive participants.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

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Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Race for the Parks.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Directions

Hudson Springs Park
7095 Stow Rd
Hudson OH 44236

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