2012 Sponsors

Canton Marathon 2012 Sponsors Canton Marathon 2012 Sponsors

10K Race




Date: Sunday, June 17, 2012

Race Start Time: 6:15 a.m. View Course Map (PDF)

Race Course: The Spectrum Orthopedics 10K 6.2 mile course will start at the same location as the Full and Half Marathon and split from the course shortly after Mile 1 at 7th Street NW. The course will rejoin the Marathon course at Midvale Road NW and Fulton Drive. The start line is at the landmark Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton and the finish line is on the field at Fawcett Stadium where world famous champions play America's favorite game. The post-race festivities will take place on the Pro Football Hall of Fame grounds.

Registration: Online registration is now closed. You may register for races in person at the Expo. There will be no race day registration for any event taking place on June 17, 2012.

10K Walking Division: You may register as a runner or walker in the 10K; the walking division is on the honor system to walk the entire distance. Please note the minimum pace time of 19.5 minutes per mile for all 10K participants. There are no awards for the 10K walking division; finish times for registered walkers will be posted separately on race results.

Capacity: There are no caps or limits on the number of 10K participants at this time.

What You Get – 10K: Nike technical short sleeve shirt; male shirts are anthracite (dark gray) and female shirts are pink. Goodie bag including gifts and samples. Commemorative finishers medal. Admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Gear bag check service. Food and refreshments at the Finish Line in Fawcett Stadium. Finish Line Celebration with Michelob Ultra on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Grounds

Course Open Time & Minimum Pace Time: 2 hours; the course will close on a continuous pace of 19.5 minutes per mile; participants must maintain a minimum pace of 19.5 minutes per mile.

Minimum Age – 10K: Participants must be at least 12 years of age on race day.

Registration and Packet Pick-Up: All participants must pick up their race packet, bib, goodie bag and shirt at the Aultman AultCare Canton Marathon Expo on Friday, June 15, 2012, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., or on Saturday, June 16, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Canton Civic Center. You must present a photo ID. There will be no packet pick-up or registration on the day of the race. You may have someone else pick up for you at the Expo; download and complete the Alternate Bib Pick-Up Form. You may change races; download and complete and Race Change Form. There is a fee of $10 for race changes at the Expo.

If it is impossible for you to pick up your bib at the expo, we have extended the deadline for a Bib Mailing Request. Your bib and shirt will be mailed to the address you provide if you submit this form along with payment by 5:00PM on Friday, June 8th.

Water Stops - Sports Drink - Energy Gel:  There will be water stops within every mile on all three courses and at the start line corral area near the bag check. There will be lemon-lime flavored Gatorade sports drink at every other mile starting at mile #1 on all three courses. At the hydration stations, Gatorade will be at the first tables, water at tables after the sports drink. 

Results: Race results will be posted online at CantonMarathon.com shortly after the race. The Repository will publish a results section in Monday's newspaper, the day after the race.

Awards: There will be plaques awarded to the top three overall male finishers and top three overall female finishers in the 10K race based on gun time. There will be a winner certificate and gift certificate from Second Sole awarded to the top male and top female finishers in the 10K for the following age groups: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-above. There are no cash awards for the Inaugural Canton Marathon. Awards will be mailed after the event. One award per finisher except special awards.

Special Awards: There will be special plaque awards for the following categories in the Full, Half and 10K Races: Flag Football award for the youngest male and female finisher and Hall of Famer award for the oldest male and female finisher. Special awards will be mailed after the event.

Parking and Shuttle Bus Service: Parking will be available at designated parking lots in Canton with shuttle bus service to/from the start/finish line for the 10K. If this is your first marathon experience, please be patient and understand that parking may be difficult. Plan to arrive at least 90 minutes before the start of your race to allow time for parking and shuttle or for walking to start line from the parking lots. The organizers have provided FREE parking at the Stark County Fairgrounds and VIP parking at McKinley High School and the Mercy Medical Surgery Deck. If you park on a street, you are responsible for obeying all local parking ordinances. Canton Marathon is not responsible for cars being ticketed or towed.

Charity Partners: When registering for an event, you will be presented with the option to designate one of the official Canton Marathon Charity Partner organizations to receive a percentage of your registration fee. Designating a charity does not change your cost. Canton Marathon voluntarily allocates a portion of your registration to your specified charity.

All information is subject to change.