Last yearís race raised $10,000 for the nonprofit agencies.
Tri-Cís fifth annual Autumn Blaze 5K and one-mile fun walk
begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Western Campus in Parma.
The fast and flat course winds through a fire station and next
to a flaming fire simulator on the campus grounds at 11000
Pleasant Valley Road.
The route also curls through Simulation Village, a soon-to-open
mock town that
will allow for training drills that closely reflect real-life
settings faced by police, firefighters and rescue workers.
Online registration is available at
www.tri-c.edu/autumnblaze5k through 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11.
Preregistration is $20 for community members or $15 for Tri-C
students. All preregistered runners and walkers will receive a
knit winter beanie hat featuring Tri-Cís new mascot, Stomp the
On-site registration will also be available beginning at 8 a.m.
on the day of the event at a cost of $25 for community members
or $20 for Tri-C students. Hats for day-of registrants will be
available as quantities allow.
Awards in the 5K will be given to the top three overall male and
female runners and the top three finishers in the following age
groups: 11 and younger; 12-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34;
35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; and 65 and older.
Post-race refreshments will be available at the finish line,
which nearly 300 runners and walkers crossed at last yearís
race. The race will be timed by Hermes Road Racing.