Adventure race July 8

The Portage Park District Foundation will hold the Headwaters Adventure Race on July 8 at 8 a.m. at Buchert Park in Mantua as a fundraiser for supporting trail maintenance and conservation projects.

For more information, see Headwaters Adventure Race 2017 page on Facebook.

Firecracker 5K

The 19th annual Hudson Firecracker 5K will be July 4 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 begins at 8:30 a.m and the 5K is at 8:45 a.m.

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

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

Residents run in Cleveland

Several Hudson residents competed in the Running with a Mission race June 17 in Cleveland.

The following residents ran in their respective age groups:

Female age 14 and younger: Megan Comrie, 8, fourth, 239th overall, 32 minutes, .3 seconds

Female 40 to 44: Kim Kibe, 42, sixth, 240th, 32:00.5

Female 50-54: Ellen Stephens, 54, 18th, 54th, 1:00:38.3

Male 55-59: Bill Stephens, 59, fifth, 100th, 26:06.2

Female 55-59: Sandra Chochola, 59, second, 122nd, 27:05.3