Canton, Ohio to Host the 2021 USATF Women’s 6 km Championship Presented by Toyota

15 Jul, 2021

Run to You Racing, a running event management company based in Canton, Ohio, will host the 2021 USATF Women’s 6 km Championship presented by Toyota on Saturday, July 17.

“We are thrilled to bring the best American women athletes to Canton to compete in this national championship event, which is scheduled between the U.S. Olympic Trials – Track & Field and the Olympic Games in Tokyo.” said Tina Oprean, Race Director of the event. “The championship event of the Women’s 6K Festival is a great component to what we already have planned with the Women’s 6 km Run/Walk and the post-race Festival.”

A unique day of fitness, sisterhood, empowerment, and opportunity is planned for this women’s only event, which is open to all women of all abilities in the Open Division of the race.  The public is welcome to participate in the run/walk and the post-race festival.

The 2021 USATF Women’s 6 km Championship presented by Toyota is an invitation-only race. The post-race festival will be held in Downtown Canton at Centennial Plaza and will feature vendors, speakers, and music. Guests will also be able to visit the Canton Farmers Market which will be adjacent to the festival site.

Participants are encouraged to register early at www.womens6k.com.


Run to You Racing is a full event management company that produces a variety of running events in Northeast Ohio. The most notable events are the Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon, the CAK5K on the Runway, and the 5KDEVO.


Based in Indianapolis, USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running, and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the number one high school and junior high school participatory sport, and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States. Visit usatf.org to learn more.


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