The Elephant Run 5K, Steven Michael's Mile and Gianna's Fun Run

Orrville, Ohio

Orrville, Ohio

Sat 27th July 2024

4 races

Organiser's Description

 
Forget-Me-Not-Baskets Inc. presents The Elephant Run 5K, Steven Michael's Mile, and Gianna's Fun Run.
 
Forget-Me-Not Baskets, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides grief support, comfort and remembrance items to families who have experienced a loss during pregnancy or childbirth. We currently serve over 65 area hospitals & OB offices. Forget-Me-Not Baskets uses the elephant as their logo to remind us that, just like elephants, we never forget those we've lost.
The Elephant Run is so much more, than just a race. 
The Elephant Run 5K, Steve Michael's Mile, and Gianna's Fun Runs will be hosted at Wayne College, Orrville, OH 44667.
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Every racer will receive a finishers medal!
SHIRTS:
Shirts are included with the 5K, Steven Michael's Mile, and the Virtual Race.  Shirts are optional for the Gianna's Fun RunIf you would like to personalize your shirt sleeve with a child's name, please select personalized and your shirt size, when choosing your shirt. You will be prompted to add a name. **ADDITIONAL SHIRTS** You have the option to purchase additional shirts during checkout.**SIGN** You can purchase signs that will be placed along the race route. **RACE FOR FREE** We have a personal fundraising option. Raise $100 and your race registration will be REFUNDED.**TEAMS** Set up a Team Fundraiser and compete to raise the most money. The winning team will be recognized & rewarded during the awards                                       ceremony. Virtual Race Fundraising Teams will be included. 
Ott's Coffee will be available for purchase on race day!!
Race Day Instructions
Pre-Race: Packet pickup and day-of registration begin at 7am. Please enter Wayne College at the Smucker Road entrance, as the Crown Hill Road entrance will be closed, and follow parking signs and volunteer directions. Packet pick-up will be at the main entrance of Wayne College under the awning. Packet Pick-up will close at 7:45am. Strollers are allowed. 
During Race: The course will be well marked; please follow all signs, markings, volunteer directions. Spectators need to stay off the course, especially around the start/finish line as this will be a very busy part of the course. The parking lot will be closed from 8:30-9:00am for the safety of our runners.  Gianna's Fun Run will be visible for all parents and spectators from start to finish. 
 Post Race: Refreshments will be available for all participants. Awards will be held at approximately 9:30am. All vehicles must exit Wayne College at the Smucker Road entrance as the Crown Hill Road entrance will be closed. 
Early Packet Pickup Information
We STRONGLY encourage you to pick up your packet before race day morning, especially if you have multiple people you will be picking up for. 
We will host pick-up times TUESDAY-THURSDAY of race week at our FMN Office, 127 E. Liberty Street Suite 390 and on Friday, July 28th at Wayne College from 4P - 5:45P. We highly recommend that large groups/families pick up packets early. If you plan to pick up on one of these days, please complete the EARLY PACKET PICKUP FORM or click on the link on the race menu. **If you register after Juley 18th, you will not be able to pick up your packet until race day. 

Gianna's Fun Run 8:00A

Steven Michael's Mile 8:15A

Elephant Run 5K 8:30A

5K Run/Walk Details:
Awards for the top three overall male and female runners.Awards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd finisher in each age group for Males & Females.Age Groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+Chip timed.T-shirt and finishers medal for each participant registered by 7/11/24.Entry Refund: Set up a personal fundraiser, raise $100 and your registration fee will be refunded. 
Steven Michael's Mile Details:
Chip timed.Race shirt and finishers medal for each participant registered by 7/11/24.Awards to top three male and female overall.Entry Refund: Set up a personal fundraiser, raise $100 and your registration fee will be refunded. 
Gianna's Fun Run Details:
For racers 7 years of age and younger, only. We will host three races for age categories 2-3(and under), 4-5, and 6-7. Each participant will receive a swag bag and an award at the end of their race.    Race shirts are NOT included but can be purchased during check out.Entry Refunded: Set up a personal fundraiser, raise $50 and your registration fee will be refunded. 
Virtual Race Detail
Our Virtual Race is back! For family and friends who are unable to make it to the race but still want to support the cause, you can still participate by signing up for our Virtual Race.Run/walk your race anytime and report your time to the race director by email, fmnbaskets@gmail.com.                                             Race shirts, medals and bibs are included for runners registered by 7/05/23.NEW OPTION for 2023: SET UP a personal/team fundraiser.

Races

  • The Elephant Run/Walk 5K

    Sat 27th July 2024

  • Steven Michael's Mile

    Sat 27th July 2024

  • Gianna's Fun Run

    Sat 27th July 2024

  • Virtual Race - Elephant Run/Walk

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