Location - Lock 3 200 South Main St, 44308 Akron, OH
Date – Sunday, July 28th 2019 9:00 am
PACKET PICKUP - Saturday at the Devotional in Cleveland from 3p to 6p OR on race morning Sunday from 7:30a to 9:00a.
Description – The 5K DEVO is a run/walk in Akron Ohio where it all began! Join hundreds of spuds as we flood the streets of Downtown Akron. Every participant will get a devolved t-shirt (that we will ask everyone to wear on race day!) and a DEVO finisher medal. DEVO music will fill the air throughout the race.
RACE OF D.O.O.M?? Really?! Whatayamean..? - That's right..."Race of Doom" - a great song from DEVO's "New Traditionalists" album circa 1981. In this case, it's the theme for our 2019 5K DEVO Event. You might notice that D.O.O.M. is used as an acronym in this year's graphics. Exactly what it stands for, as well as what the song was originally inspired by, will be revealed on the morning of the race!
Race Benefactor - Miller South School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Special Guest - We are welcoming Robert "Bob 1" Mothersbaugh this year! Bob 1 will get the race started and greet you at the finish line!
Post Race - A very special post race celebration will follow with unique DEVO inspired awards! Look for the return of DETENTION who will perform DEVO tunes at the finish line. We will also have FOOD TRUCKS to add to the post race atmosphere.
Raffle Prize - We will be giving away an autographed Bob 1's Whip It Guitar to one lucky race participant! Here is how it will work...
1. Everyone who has ALREADY entered into the 5K race will automatically receive 3 raffle tickets
2. Everyone who registers from June 1st to June 15th will receive 2 raffle tickets
3. Everyone who registers from June 16th to July 4th will receive 1 raffle ticket
4. We will draw the winner during the awards presentation after the race
5. THE WINNER MUST BE PRESENT AT THE RACE IN AKRON
Virtual Runner - This option allows you to run at home and not travel to Akron. You receive a finisher medal, race bib, and race shirt. Just make sure to take a photo of yourself in your gear and hashtag us with #5KDEVO
Course Map – Course Map available soon
Awards – Awards will be given to the top 3 Men and Women Overall, the top Master, the top Grand Master, and the top 3 finishers in each age group - 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Registration includes: Custom Event Shirt, Devolved Finisher Medal, Post Race Food and Mischief.