Firecracker 5K coming to area

The 19th annual Hudson Firecracker 5K is scheduled to take place July 4th at Hudson Park Estates Pool Pavilion, which is located on Blue Heron Drive.

Participants can run in the 5k race or the 1-mile kids run. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Summit County.

The 1-mile kids run is set to begin at 8:30 a.m and the 5K run is scheduled to begin at 8:45 a.m.

Register at http Online registration ends July 3 at 11:59 p.m. Race-day registration is available, starting at 7 a.m.

For details, contact Dave Huber at 415-308-5408 or

Adventure race set for July 8

The Portage Park District Foundation is scheduled to present the Headwaters Adventure Race on July 8 in Mantua Village as a fundraiser for supporting trail maintenance and conservation projects. The event is set to begin at 8 a.m. at Buchert Park.

For more information and registration, check out the Headwaters Adventure Race 2017 page on Facebook.