1550 Ted Boyd Dr, Kent, OH 44242, USA
Start Date: 2020-10-10
Type of Activity: 5K, Running

Join us for the 20th Annual Bowman Cup 5K Race on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. The race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman, will begin at 8 a.m. Participants are welcome to enjoy other Homecoming activities throughout the day, including the Homecoming Parade and the Homecoming Football game. The chip-timed race begins and ends in front of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC). The state-of-the-art facility offers free parking for the event, indoor registration, restrooms and locker rooms. This course runs through Kent's residential area follows the Portage Hike and Bike Trail, letting participants enjoy its scenic route through Kent State University's surrounding community.

Chip timing, performance T-shirts for the first 250 participants, delicious continental breakfast for all in attendance, door prizes with gifts from all your favorite local vendors.

Early Packet Pickup - Friday, October 9th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the SRWC
Race Day Packet Pickup - 7:00 to 7:45 a.m. in the lobby of the SRWC


Overall Winners: Overall winners (male and female) will receive cash prizes.

First: $75
Second: $50
Third: $25

Categories Winners: Males and Females for the following KSU Employee, KSU Alumni, KSU Student, and Community
Age Group Winners: Age group winners (male and female) will receive medals. First, second and third place awards will be given for the following age categories:

06 – 09                                                                       
10 – 14                                                                       
15 – 19                                                                       
20 – 24                                                           
25 – 29                                                                       
30 – 34                                                                                                                                   
35 – 39                                                                                                                       
40 – 44                                                                       
45 – 49
50 – 54
55 – 59
60 – 64           
65 – 69
70 – 74

Overall Male and Female Winners, Category Male and Female Winners, and Age Group Male and Female Winners will receive the traditional Bowman Cup. Medals will be awarded to these winners and second and third place for each age group.