Participants in the 2017 Glowway Run 5K take off at Harry Clever Field (Submitted photo).

New Philadelphia, Ohio - Registrations are being accepted for the 2018 Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Association Glowway Run 5K, presented by Geib Funeral Home and Crematories.

Open to the public, the 5K run and 1.5-mile Fun Run/Walk will be held September 22 at Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. The race is at 7:15 p.m.

“We are excited to have the race at Harry Clever field,” said Chad Conrad, director of advancement at Kent State Tuscarawas and a member of the alumni association. “It’s a unique location to host the race. I encourage everyone to get their glow on to make the future brighter for some local, hardworking students!”

Proceeds from the 5K and Fun Run/Walk go to the Kent State Tuscarawas Alumni Scholarship fund. “Join us in some highflying fun and help change lives here in the Tuscarawas Valley,” added Conrad.

The pre-registration fee is $20, and $15 for students and alumni members. The entry fee the day of the race is $25. The deadline to preregister is August 31, and all pre-registered runners will receive a free T-shirt. 

Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners overall and to the top three finishers in each male and female age group. Refreshments will be served at the end of the race.

Additional race sponsors include Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, Dover-Phila Credit Union, Lauren International, Adventure Harley, Wendy's Restaurants, Howard Hana, Dover Hydraulics, Baltic State Bank, Meteor Sealing Systems, Marlite, Trinity Hospital Twin City, First Federal Community Bank, First National Bank of Dennison, Sopher Insurance, Custom Needle-Print, Dominion’s Pizza, Buszta Nursing Review and Alley Cats Market Place

Registration forms are available at For more information about the race or sponsorship opportunities, contact Chad Conrad at 330-308-7445 or email

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