Beacon Journal staff

The annual Jim Klett Memorial Races will be held June 9 at the Howe Meadow in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula.


The event will include four races ranging in distance from 1,200 meters to 1 miles for the kids races to 5K and 10K races for adults.


Race registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by the kids races at 8:05 a.m.

The 10K race begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K follows at 9:05 a.m.


Registration is free for the kids races. It is $25 in advance and $30 on race day for adults.

Advanced registration must be postmarked by May 31.


Entry fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable.


Online registration is available until June 7 at www.active.com.


Proceeds from the races will be used to purchase backpacks and other school supplies for children served by Summit County Children Services.


For more information visit, www.summitathletic.com or call 330-603-5747 or email info@summitathletic.com.