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Summer Kick Off 5K Run & Walk

Summer Kick Off 5K Run & Walk

Summer Kick Off 5K Run & Walk

  • June 1, 2024
  • 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA 18510
  • (570) 483-3442
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DICK’S House of Sport is hosting its first annual Summer Kick Off 5K Run & Walk at Nay Aug Park in Scranton! Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to this new community event. This is not just a race but a community vendor fair where all participants and families can see their favorite local businesses at the park!

A “cool down” area will be provided for all runners and walkers, as well as hydration stations throughout the racecourse. Kiddos will have their own “activity” area to have fun and enjoy. Mascots from your favorite local sports team will appear, and so much more!

The race begins at 9:00 AM on Saturday, June 1st, at Nay Aug Park in Scranton. The vendor fair will conclude at 1:00 PM. This event costs $30.00 for pre-registered runners, $35.00 for day of registrants, and $20 for the 1-mile fun walk

DICK’S House of Sport will host a Race Expo Party on Friday, May 31st, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at DICK’S House of Sport, where vendors and sponsors will be featured. All runners and walkers will be able to pick up their race packet, which includes their t-shirt, bib, medal, race info, and a few other surprises! Day of registration and packet pick-up will be held from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM. Participants who register by April 30th are guaranteed a shirt.

Awards will be given out at 10:30 AM. Overall, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will receive awards. The top males and females in the following age groups will win awards: 6-10, 11-17, 18-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46-54, 55+.

Race proceeds benefit the DICK’S Sporting Goods Sports Matter Foundation, a non-profit corporation with a mission to inspire and enable sports participation. 

Event Details

  • Presented By: DICK'S House of Sport
  • Dates: June 1, 2024
  • Location: Nay Aug Park
  • Address: 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA 18510
  • Phone: (570) 483-3442
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: $20 for 1-mile fun walk | $30.00 for pre-registered 5k runners | $35.00 for day of 5k registrants

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PLEASE NOTE: Event information, dates, and times are subject to change. This is a public calendar; the Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau recommends contacting the event organizer for the most up-to-date information.