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2024 Run to the Beach 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Easter Egg Scramble

Register for 2024 Run to the Beach 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Easter Egg Scramble

The Run to the Beach 5K and One-Mile Easter Eggs Scramble on March 30, 2024 features beautiful courses that loop around Portage Lakes State Park.  And great swag! FINISHER MEDALS FOR ALL 5K runners and walkers. The Run to the Beach 5K and 1-mile Easter Egg Scramble is set to take runners for a mostly flat and fast run along the lakeshore of Portage Lakes State Park, where more than 2,000 acres of lakes, camping sites and hiking trails make it a popular recreation spot for boating and fishing here in northeastern Ohio. Both races start in the parking lot near the beach area with a mix or road and trails and end on the sand on the beach. Entrants will also receive a tech tshirt in the 5k, food and a goodie bag.

The event benefits the Portage Lakes Advisory Council.  You can be a race sponsorship or donate to our organizations by going to this link fundraiser page, donations can also be made through the registration process.

Portage Lakes State Park (5031 Manchester Rd, Akron, OH 44319).
7:15 a.m  Packet Pickup Begins
8:00 a.m. 1-Mile Easter Egg Scramble Starts
8:30 a.m 5k Run & Competitive Walk Starts

Largest team wins no matter the time or event!
-Winning team will enjoy a team prize.  The team leader will be given details of the team prize.

Gather up everyone you know to be on your team. Participants can do either the 5k, 1-mile, or the Virtual run/walk. Each team member signs up individually for their event and can create/join a team when registering for the event. Get your friends and/or co-workers together, come up with a unique team name, and come on out! Team members must cross the finish line at the race to count! Virtual members must turn in their completion of event by Friday, April 15, at 5pm.

Your team leader should create the team and then you can choose it from the dropdown list of existing teams so that no spelling errors occur! After clicking event to register, select your event from the dropdown menu. To be added to a team, you then must click the brown box titled "TEAM CHALLENGE" to the right of the screen. Select a team from the dropdown menu or create your own team.

1-Mile Easter Egg Scramble:
Is a one-mile race, with Easter eggs along the course. The Easter eggs then can be redeemed for prizes after the race. Parents of children running may run with their child for no additional charge. Participants finish on the beach!
-Participants get a cotton shirt
-Top 3 Overall Male & Female

5K Run:
-Finishers receive a very unique finisher medal
-Participants will get a technical t-shirt
-Top 5 Overall Male and Female
-Top 3 in Age Category 11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

5K Competitive Walk:
All participants must walk the entire event, no running/jogging!
-Finishers receive a very unique finisher medal.
-Participants will get a technical t-shirt
-Top 5 Overall Male and Female

Please Contact Sean at sean@portagelakes.com 
if you have any questions.