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Karis’ Cause 5K

August 19, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Rotary Park (OSU-Newark/COTC)


Rotary Park (OSU-Newark/COTC)
925 Sharon Valley Rd.
Newark, OH US 43055


Join us Saturday, August 19th at OSU-Newark/COTC Rotary Park at 9:00am for the Karis’ Cause 5K race and Fun Run. Race day registration and Packet pickup will begin at 7:30am. You can also sign up virtually.  Runners and walkers of all skill level welcome!  All proceeds raised at this event will support courageous children and their families in their battle against childhood cancer.  Help Take the Sting OUT of Childhood Cancer!

Additional Race Information

Saturday August 19th @ 9:00am.
Rotary Park (OSU-Newark/COTC Campus) – 925 Sharon Valley Rd., Newark, OH. 43055

Packet Pick-up & Race Day Registration
Race day registration and pick up will begin at 7:30am on race day at the Rotary Park OSU-Newark/COTC Shelter House.

Race Course
Participants will start at the Rotary Park and enjoy a paved course alongside the beautiful campus of OSU-Newark/COTC, continuing over SR 16 and in close proximity to Raccoon Creek. 

Finishers’ Medals will be awarded to all 5K participants.  Trophies will be given to the Top 3 males and Top 3 Female Overall. Medals will be given to the top 3 Male and the top 3 Females in each of the following age groups: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Walkers are welcome!

Race Results
Automatic text and email results will be sent immediately following a participants finish for those that opt-in. Instant results will also be available on site at the Results Kiosks and at the race website.

Race Packets and Finish Line Perks
Your race packet will include custom t-shirt with official race logo, custom race bib, and other sponsor items to be determined. Water and refreshments will be available at the finish. All participants registered by August 1st are guaranteed a t-shirt. Extra t-shirts will be on first come first served basis on race day.

Entry Fees (non-refundable)
5K Race – $30 through August 18th  /  Race Day entry $35  / Youth Pricing 14 & Under – $10
5K Fun Run/Walk – $30 through August 18th  /   Race Day entry $35  / Youth Pricing 14 & Under – $10 
5K Virtual – $35  / Youth Pricing 14 & Under – $10 – Shipping Included

Race Contact
For any questions, please contact:
Timing Company: Muskingum Multisports @ 740-819-9300
Race Information: Marci Harbage (740) 258-2130 or Courtney Lichtenauer (740) 334-2814

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