Register for the 42nd Annual North Canton YMCA July 4th Race

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 - Packet Pick-Up

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

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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.


Price for 2 Mile Ages 6-10, 2 Mile Ages 11-18, 2 Mile Ages 19 & Over, 5 Mile Wheelchair, 5 Mile Ages 6-10, 5 Mile Ages 11-18, and 5 Mile Ages 19 & Over will increase in 6 weeks.
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In consideration of you accepting this entry, I, the participant, intending to be legally bound do hereby waive and forever release any and all right and claims for damages or injuries that I may have against the Event Director,, and all of their agents assisting with the event, sponsors and their representatives, volunteers and employees for any and all injuries to me or my personal property. This release includes all injuries and/or damages suffered by me before, during or after the event. I recognize, intend and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees.
I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able to do so and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, traffic, and course conditions, and waive any and all claims which I might have based on any of those and other risks typical found in running a road race. I acknowledge all such risks are known and understood by me. I agree to abide by all decisions of any race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to enter this race that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and that a licensed Medical Doctor has verified my physical condition.
In the event of an illness, injury or medical emergency arising during the event I hereby authorize and give my consent to the Event Director to secure from any accredited hospital, clinic and/ or physician any treatment deemed necessary for my immediate care. I agree that I will be fully responsible for payment of any and all medical services and treatment rendered to me including but not limited to medical transport, medications, treatment and hospitalization.
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