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The Elephant Run 5K, 1 Mile and Kid's Run

Saturday July 25th, 2020

Orrville, OH

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Forget-Me-Not-Baskets Inc. presents The Elephant Run 5K and Kids' Run.

The Elephant Run 5K, Bloomington 1 Mile, and Gianna's Fun Runs are ON and will now be hosted at the Orrville YMCA 1801 Smucker Rd, Orrville, OH 44667. *please note the location change from previous years*.We have reached capacity for our race, registration is now closed. There will be no day-of registrations. 

Race Day Instructions

Please see our updated RACE DAY INSTRUCTIONS here.

Early Packet Pickup Information

We STRONGLY encourage you to pick up your packet before race day morning. We will host pick up times on Thursday, July 23 at our FMN Office, 127 E. Liberty Street Suite 390 from 12-1P and 5-6P. If you plan to pick up your packet on Thursday, July 23 please complete the Thursday Early Packet Pickup Form. We will host early packet pickup on Friday, July 24 at the Orrville YMCA from 4-7P in a drive-thru format; you will not exit your vehicle. If you plan to pick up your packet on Friday, July 24 please complete the Friday Early Packet Pickup Form.

Forget-Me-Not Baskets, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides comfort and peace to families who have experienced a loss during pregnancy or childbirth. We currently serve 17 area hospitals, OB Offices and/or recovery centers. Forget-Me-Not Baskets uses the elephant as their logo to remind us that, just like elephants, we never forget those we've lost.

This race is a day of remembrance for some, a first 5K for others, a community race for locals, and a blast for everyone!

Gianna's Fun Run 8:00A

Bloomington 1 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, 30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+  
Chip timed
T-shirt for each participant registered by 7/10/20

Bloomington 1 Mile Run Details:

Chip timed
Race shirt for each participant registered by 7/10/20
Awards to top three male and female overall

Gianna's Fun Run Details:

For racers under 7 years of age only. We will host three races for age categories 2 and under, 3-4 and 5-6. Each participant will receive an award at the end of their race! Race shirts are not included but can be purchased in our store until 7/10/20.

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, [email protected] Race shirts are included for runners registered by 7/5/20 which will be mailed along with a race bib and delivered by race day.

Race Distances

Price Register
The Elephant Run/Walk 5K Click to Find Out Register »
Elephant Run 1 Mile Run Click to Find Out Register »
Kid's Fun Run Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual Race - Elephant Run/Walk Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

Aultman Orrville Hospital, Orrville, OH

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