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Time for the Big Footer 5K to Benefit Special Olympics Lake County

Join us as a participant or a fan at the 2024 Big Footer 5K on March 24!

Course Description:
The 3.1 mile paved course (with one hill) runs through the Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities / Deepwood campus near the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor.

Non-refundable pre-registration fee $25.00 (postmarked before/on March 17). Race day fee $30.00. Persons over the age of 70 years or those in the military receive FREE registrations. Runners/walkers who dress up like Big Foot also receive FREE race entries. Entry with ID only. No bikes or roller blades.

Participants are given an original Big Footer T-shirt, a race packet and a pancake breakfast. There are prizes for race day contests, such as spotting the most Big Foots or receiving a flag from Big Foot himself. Race results will be posted at

Race Packet Pick-Up:
We encourage participants to pick up pre-registration packets the day before the race from 10:00 am — 2:00 pm at Second Sole, 8791 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060

Race Day:
Race central is on March 24 at the LCBDD/Deepwood, 8121 Deepwood Blvd, Building C (VGC) in Mentor, Ohio. Registration is at 7:30 am; Race start time is 8:30 am. Social ceremony takes place promptly after the race.

Paper Registration & Payment: (postmarked before/on March 17, 2024)
Print registration form located on (or print the 2024 race form)
Make check payable to Special Olympics Lake County. Mail form and payment to Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities / Deepwood – Special Olympics, 8121 Deepwood Blvd, Mentor, Ohio 44060.

Online Registration & Payment:
Register online at

Questions? Call Chris Bundy at 440-350-5119 or email

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