This Weekend Brings Miss Ohio Competition And Several 5K's

  • 6/13/2019 3:00:10 PM
  • Chelley Kemper
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MANSFIELD, OH - Mansfield is bursting with excitement for the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program and competition this week. 

Preliminary competition continues Friday evening at 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at mansfieldtickets.com. 

Finals night is Saturday June 15th, followed by a coronation party at 9:45pm - a meet and greet session - with the newly crowned Miss Ohio 2019. 

Miss Ohio 2018, Matti-Lynn Chrisman, stayed exceptionally busy not only representing Ohio at the Miss America Program Pageant last September, but in her day-to-day role promoting her very personal platform of mental illness awareness and suicide prevention. 

Chrisman became immersed in speaking events, could be found at county fairs, grand openings and many personal appearances throughout her reign. She also could be found back on the Renaissance stage in a role befitting her personality, Sophie Sheridan - from  the hit musical "Mama Mia". 

Chrisman's future will include a paid internship in Canton in Marketing, and she will be back at the REN to take on a role in the musical ""Matilda" based on the book by Roald Dahl and she will finish her final semester at Kent State. 

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Several 5K's take place this week... 

The next ParkRun is Saturday morning, rain or shine. 

ParkRun is a FREE, weekly 5km event for runners of all paces and levels and will start from North Lake Park at 8am. When you register, you will receive a unique bar code that is used to track your participation and your times at all runs. Don't forget to bring it with you to each event. 

A second 5K is happening in town at Mansfield's Historic South Park at 100 Brinkerhoff Avenue. It is the Walk/5K Run for Life to support Richland Pregnancy Services. Walk times are from 9am-Noon. The Walk for Life provides funds for RPS to continue offering free life affirming services to the community. 

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Saturday night experience the paranormal on the grounds of Malabar Farm State Park...

Dare to explore the "normal to paranormal" while exploring murders, cemeteries and haunted houses. End the night with hot dogs and s'mores while sharing stories around the campfire. 

Keep in mind, pre-registration is required by calling 419-892-2754. Tickets are $30 per adult and this i snot recommended for everyone. 

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