Sunday, March 28, 2021 Mentor, OH 44060 US Directions
The Live and In-Person One!

10 mile

$55 $50 8:00AM EDT - 2:00PM EDT Price increases after March 21, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

VIRTUAL 5 mile

$35 Perfect to get your winter running started!

VIRTUAL 10 mile

$35 Same as the Live distance - On your Terms!

VIRTUAL 15 mile

$35 Perfect for Marathon Training!

VIRTUAL 20 mile

$35 The Ultimate Test

The winters first big long race is here! The Spring Thaw starts and finishes at Veterans Memorial Park. You'll wind through the local neighborhoods plus Veterans Memorial Park and Mentor Lagoons.

There is limited parking at Veterans Memorial Park. Please park next door at Shore Elementary and walk over. 

The live in-person race is only 10 miles. If you are looking for another distance, virtual runners will have the option of 5, 10, 15 or 20 miles.  Virtual participants will have until April 30th to complete their event and receive the same SWAG.

Packet Pickup
Saturday, March 27th - 11 am - 5 pm - Second Sole Mentor
Sunday, March 28th - Race Morning - 6:45 am - 7:45 am - Veterans Memorial Park Shelter

Veterans Memorial Park
5730 Hopkins Rd
Mentor, OH US 44060

CLICK HERE for course map.


All runners will receive this 4 inch finishers medal, commemorative 1/4 zip pullover and custom bib.  The pullover is gender specific NOT unisex.


There will not be an on site awards ceremony after the race but all overall and age group results will be listed on the Athlinks results page and our GCXC OH results page. You can pick up your overall and age group awards at Second Sole Mentor (8791 Mentor Ave) after the race.  

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy. If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.