Olmsted Falls High School, Olmsted Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States

Start Date

05/07/2023

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Activities: Running race, Walking only, Running only, Nonprofit event, 5K, 400m, 2 Miles, 1 Mile, 3.1 Miles

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Welcome back to the 2023 Olmsted Spirit 5k! Since 1998 the Olmsted Spirit 5k Run/Walk has been part of the Olmsted Community and we are happy to be back in person for our 25th year!  Race Proceeds will benefit our Olmsted Spirit Scholarship and Community Fund!  This year we have added a 1 mile run and Team Series to our annual event!  

Our Mission:

To bring together the Olmsted and surrounding communities for a fun morning of physical activity.  We will continue our duel fundraising goal we started in 2021 to raise funds for scholarships for OFHS graduating seniors who gave back to their community and local small businesses who give back to the Olmsted Community.  The proceeds raised from this event will be split 50/50 between the scholarships and small business fund.  Together, we will make a difference for this amazing Olmsted Community!  

Race Day Schedule 

7:00AM Packet Pick-up/Race Day Registration Opens

8:00AM - 5k Run/2-mile Walk Starts (Tactical Vest Division as well)

8:05AM - 1 Mile Run/Walk Starts

8:30AM - Breakfast will start being served in OFHS Cafe

Approx 9:00am - Kids Fun Run Starts

Approx 9:30am - Results/Awards

Approx 9:45am - Raffle

 

Registration:

  • Adult Registration (5k and 1 mile):
    • $25 now until race weekend
    • $30 on race weekend
  • Kids Fun Run Registration:
    • $10 now until race weekend
    • $20 on race weekend
  • Team Registration:
    • Middle School and High School (4-7 runners/team - Runners in these two divisions will run in the 1-mile event)
      • $75 now until race weekend
      • $100 on race weekend
    • Open 1 and 2, Masters, and Grand Masters (4-7 runners/team) 
      • $100 now until race weekend
      • $125 on race weekend

 

Post-Race Pancake Breakfast 

We are excited to bring back our catered breakfast this year along with our complimentary water, fruit, and granola bars we have always had post-race after you are done running/walking.  Our Spirit Pancake Breakfast includes pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage, eggs, and OJ.  This breakfast is included with registration for all runners/walkers.  For family, friends, and spectators, breakfast only is available for purchase for $10.  Spectators can pay for breakfast ahead of time (this is encouraged so we can give a more accurate count to our friends catering) or pay cash/check the day of the event at the registration table.   (Also included in your $10 breakfast ticket is a free raffle ticket!) 

 

What You Get - 

Custom Finishers Medal

1 Raffle Ticket 

Ticket to Catered Pancake Breakfast (will include pancakes, bacon or sausage, eggs, and OJ)

Top Overall Female/Male Award and Prize

Age Group Medals 

 Team Divisions!

**Half the registration cost for each team will be placed in the pool for the raffle (for student divisions) and cash prize winnings for adult divisions.  

**T-shirts are not included in registration.   

 

Overall and Age Group Winners:

We are bringing back Age Group Winners for the 5k run as well as Top Overall Female and Male for the 5k run and Tactical Vest Division.  

The Top Female/Male will be recognized in the following groups:

Ages 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

 TEAM DIVISIONS THIS YEAR!  

Middle School, High School, Open (Ages 18-29), Open 2 (Ages 30-39), Masters 2 (Ages 40-49), and Grand Masters (Ages 50+) Team Divisions.  Team minimum are 4 runners with a max of 7 runners.  Scoring will be like High School Cross Country.  4-7 runners on your team will score based on what place they finished amongst the other runners in your division.  (Example: Team X's five runners finished 2nd, 5th, 7th, and 10th.  Their team score would be 24.  Team Z's five runners finished 1st, 3rd, 12th, and 13th.  Their team score would be 29.  Team X would finish ahead of team Z because their cumulative score is lower than Team Z.). Medals will be handed out to the top 3 teams in each division (4 medals for each team), along with a prize to the top team in each division.  

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up

Saturday Packet Pick-Up/Weekend Registration will be determined in the near future  Please do not come early as we need time to set-up and be ready to help serve you!  Thank you!

Race Day Registration will cost $30 for adults and $20 for the Kids Fun Run.  Registration does not include a t-shirt.  

Contact Info and Additional Information:

For any questions please contact Jeff at olmstedspirit@gmail.com or 440.554.6903.

For more information about the event go to www.olmstedspirit.com

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