The North Canton July 4th Race is a 2-mile or a 5-mile event. The 5-mile is part of the Ohio Challenge Series. There is a Firecracker Dash (100 yards) for children ages 2-6. We welcome athletes of all ages and abilities, and have a separate starting time for wheelchair participants. All activities occur at the North Canton Community Building YMCA, 200 S Main St, North Canton, OH 44720.
Wednesday, July 3 2:30-7:30pm
RACE DAY! Thursday, July 4
6:45-8:00am - Packet Pick-Up
7:45am - Kids Firecracker Dash (at the top of Main St hill)
8:10am - 2 Mile*
8:20am - 5 Mile Wheelchair*
8:30am - 5 Mile*
*The START for these races is on Main St by CHASE Bank
AWARDS -- The top 3 overall male and female finishers in the 2 mile and the 5 mile races will receive DICK's Sporting Goods gift cards. The top 3 finishers in each age category will also receive an award. AGE GROUPS: 2-mile 6-9; 10-12; 13-15;16-18; 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 & Over 5-mile 6-11; 12-14; 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 & Over
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Proceeds from our race go to our Annual Campaign, and Special Population classes. We help people and families build and maintain healthy habits for spirit, mind and body in their everyday lives. Every day, the Y supports youth, adults, seniors and families with programs that protect, teach, connect, heal, nourish and encourage. Everything we do helps empower communities and the "us" who live in them to thrive. If you would like to donate, you may do so by going to this link fundraiser page. Donations can also be made through the registration process.
If you would like to volunteer at our event, please sign up under this link volunteer section. Contact Anne Covert at 330-499-2587 to volunteer.
Online registration for this event is currently closed