Register for the 2020 Selfless Elf 5K

Dress in your favorite, festive holiday-themed costume and join us for the eighth annual Selfless Elf 5k run/walk benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Enjoy a morning of fun for the entire family with light refreshments and a special appearance by Santa Claus! Your Foodbank looks forward to welcoming you as we raise funds and awareness for people struggling with hunger in our community.

Race Details

  • The race will be chip-timed at both the start and finish lines to achieve the most accurate race results possible.
  • The race will have two separate categories during registration, running and competitive walking.
    • Run/Walk: If you plan to run/jog during any portion of the race, please register as a run/walk.
    • Competitive Walkers: If you plan to walk 100 percent of the course in its entirety (no running/jogging), please register as a competitive walker.
  • Both runners and competitive walkers will begin at 8:00AM,but will have different bib colors to distinguish between the categories.
  • If you need to update your registration or switch a runner/walker please contact us.  Transfers are allowed prior to the event start.
  • All participants will receive a long-sleeve special edition race t-shirt and coordinating souvenir striped socks. 
  • Due to the safety of our runners, this is a dog free event.

Event Location
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank: 350 Opportunity Parkway Akron, OH 44307

Early Packet Pickup
Friday, December 18, 4:00PM-7:00PM

Race Day Packet Pickup
Saturday, December 19, 6:30AM-7:45AM

Race Day Schedule-Saturday, December 19
6:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pickup
8:00 AM - Start 5k Run/Walk & Competitive Walk
8:45 AM - 5k Run/Walk Awards
9:15 AM - 5k Competitive Walk Awards & Additional Awards

Awards 5k Run/Walk
Top 3 Male & 3 Female Overall 
Top 3 Male & 3 Female per Age Group in 0-9,10-14,15-18,19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74,75-79,80 & Up

Awards 5k Competitive Walk
Top 3 Male & 3 Female Overall 
Top 2 Male & 2 Female per Age Group in 0-9,10-14,15-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70-79,80 & Up

Additional Awards
Most Dashing (Best dressed)
Top VIP Elf (Top fundraiser)

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