Run Like a Caveman! Registration Open Now for Geauga Park District’s 8th Annual Caveman Crawl 5K Trail Run & 1-Mile Fun Walk

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Think this 5K will be hard? A caveman would have done it in mammoth skin shorts and bare feet!

Registration is now open for Geauga Park District’s eighth annual trail-pounding, heart-pumping, cave-costume-wearing athletic event, the Caveman Crawl 5K Trail Run & 1-Mile Fun Walk, on Sunday, June 10th, at The West Woods.

All ages are welcome to walk or run the 5K or walk the mile, with all funds benefiting the Chip Henry Institute for Outdoor Adventure, getting kids out into the parks through youth programming including summer camps for youth entering grades 5 through 10.

Race day registration starts at 7:00 a.m., and the race itself steps off at 9:00 a.m., with free food and awards afterwards. Many more details, online registration and a course map can now be viewed at the new Geauga Park District under Activities, then Special Events & Art Shows. Early sign-up guarantees you a race T-shirt and cheaper fee of $20, so sign up today and start warming up for some fun!

Geauga Park District is grateful for continued support and sponsorship of University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, Patterson Fruit Farm, Cavitch Familo & Durkin Co., L.P.A., Junction Auto Family, John W. Rosenthal Capital Management Inc., Kinetico and Sunrise Springs, and to the Geauga County Public Library for helping spruce up the morning with its Fun Bus!

Also, come dressed in prehistoric garb for your chance, at 8:30 a.m., to win a special handcrafted Best Costume award in youth or adult categories. Don’t have that perfect cave-costume for the contest? Perfect Occasion Costumes and Magic in Middlefield is offering 15% off retail merchandise and 20% off rentals for Caveman Crawl costumes. Stop in to see what they might have for you!

The West Woods is located at 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87), Russell Township, OH 44072. Overflow parking with a free shuttle to the park will be at ASM International, also on Route 87, followed by Wiegand’s Lake Park. With questions, please call 440-286-9516.

For more on Geauga Park District offerings, please call 440-286-9516 or visit Geauga Park District online via Geauga Park District, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.

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