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Get excited- It is that time of year- and this year it is the 11th anniversary!! Put away those snow boots and get out those running shoes! The 11th Annual Fishcreek Raccoon Run will be held on Sunday, April 30th, 2023 and will consist of a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run centered through the neighborhoods of Fishcreek Elementary School. There will also be a virtual option for those who prefer to run virtually, or those who can not join us on the 30th- near and far!!
The Raccoon Run promotes the health and wellness of the district’s students and the community as a whole, while supporting the students of Fishcreek Elementary. While there may be changes to the event everyone knows and loves, the important piece it is LIVE, for the kids, and getting us all back to some normalcy while getting out and exercising!
This is our 11th annual year holding this community event in person and would love for you to join us! Stay tuned for information regarding games, entertainment, and food!
Each registrant will receive a Tshirt and sponsor packet! (guaranteed shirt if you sign up by FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2023)
All 5K finishers (including virtual 5K participants) will receive a finishers medal!
Strollers are welcomed!
PACKET PICK UP:
Packet pick up (tshirts, swag items and bib assignment) will be on Friday, April 28, 2023 at Heritage Barn.
PLEASE READ BELOW FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PACKET PICK UP AND RACE DAY PROCEDURES FOR YOUR UPCOMING RACE!
PACKET PICK UP:
Packet pick up (swag items and bib assignment) will be on Friday, April 28th, 2023 from 5:30-8:00pm at Heritage Barn in Stow, Ohio. Race day packet pickup will be very limited - please do your best to pick up prior to race day.
Packet Pick Up is for ALL participants (5K and 1 Mile Fun Runners AND Virtual Participants)
Race day packet pickup will be very limited - please do your best to pick up prior to race day. RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP WILL BE AVAILABLE 6:45-7:30AM.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION WILL CLOSED AT 7:45AM.
During packet pick many sponsors will be there to showcase their companies and products and more! Come join the fun!!
RAFFLE BASKETS!! We have a variety of raffle items!! Tickets will be available for purchase during Packet Pick up and from 7am-9am on Race Day morning! Winners will be announced after 9am on Race Day!
There will be additional Fishcreek Raccoon Run swag items for sale (stress balls, water bottles, chip clips, etc.) during packet pick up!
Location of Packet Pick Up/Expo and Race:
5238 Young Road
Stow, OH 44224
There will be additional Fishcreek Raccoon Run swag items for sale (stress balls, water bottles, chip clips, etc.) on race day!
In order to guarantee yourself a t-shirt, your registration must be received no later than Friday, April 7, 2023.
Because this is a fundraiser for Fishcreek Elementary, no refunds will be issued for registration cancellations. Registrations received without payment are not valid.
RACE DAY DETAILS
The start line of the race is located at 5238 Young Road, Stow, Ohio 44224 (Heritage Barn).
Parking will be available off the STOW ROAD ENTRANCE ONLY! Take the road past Bow Wow Beach and SOAR Playground and keep going around past the baseball fields to the parking lot. (If using GPS, put in BOW WOW BEACH address- signs and arrows will direct you from there).
The Young Road entrance will be closed to all traffic all morning long!!
**Do not arrive at Fishcreek Elementary on Race Day!**
1 Mile Fun Run:
Fun Run starts at 8am!
5K starts at 8:30am for all 5K runners!
A water stop will be available at Fishcreek Elementary School between miles 1 and 2 for racers. Upon completing your race, finishers can pick up your 5K medal at the finish line!
Strollers are permitted for both races. No bikes, scooters, skateboards, etc. for either race.
THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!! WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU THIS YEAR!
Please Email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have a business that would benefit from reaching hundreds of Fishcreek families and community members with your message? Consider sponsoring Fishcreek Raccoon Run. We have sponsorship packages ranging in value from $100-$2,000.
Contact the Raccoon Run Committee to learn more about sponsorships at email@example.com
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