Friends of Stark Parks Events

Locktender's replica brick house with trail and canal in front

Spring Peeper Run/Walk

April 1, 2023
St. Helena Heritage Park

2 mile/8:30 a.m./$20     5 mile/9:15 a.m./$35      Combo option ($50) also available!

Enjoy a fun, family event celebrating the first signs of spring with the peepers chorus in the background!  This beautiful flat course includes portions of the Towpath and Olde Muskingum Trails in Canal Fulton.  The 5-mile and combo races are a great tune-up for upcoming spring marathons and half marathons!  The Spring Peeper race is family friendly.


Participants of the 2-mile and 5-mile receive a cool shirt and medals!  Post-race food is also available.

Age Categories

5-mile awards will be given to the top 5 men and women overall and the top 3 finishers in each age groups (ages 1-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-63, 64-69, 70-74, 80+).
Special awards will be given in the Combo Event.