Great Eight Race Series Toes the Line for 2021
GREEN, Ohio – The Green Great Eight Race Series is making a full return for 2021 with the first race set for Saturday, May 1. Registration information can be found at cityofgreen.org/Great8 as it becomes available.
The race series brings the City’s large races together with the combined goal of promoting a healthy and active community while benefiting local nonprofit organizations and charities. Complete 5 of the 8 races to receive a Green Great Eight Race Series sweatshirt.
“Only a few of our races were able to take place last year.” Said Mayor Gerard Neugebauer, “But we’re looking forward to everyone coming back and we’re hoping for a great turnout.”
Tiered sponsorship packages are available. Information can be found at cityofgreen.org/Great8. This year’s sponsors include Toth Buick GMC, Acme Fresh Market, South Side Leader, Donamarc Water Systems, NOPEC, and the City of Green.
2021 Race Schedule:
Saturday, May 1
Green Schools Foundation: Run for Education Glow Run
Sunday, July 4
City of Green: Raintree 5k and Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, July 10
Akron Canton Airport: CAK 5k on the Runway
Sunday, August 29
Oak Clinic: Acorn Run 5k Run/Walk
Monday, September 6
Green YMCA: Labor of Love 5k, 10k and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Sunday, October 10
Bulldog Dash 5k, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, and 200m Youth Run
Saturday, October 23
Rayl Charitable Organization: HalloWin 5k
Thursday, November 25
Green Professional Association: Turkey Trot 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Find registration information, race dates, and more at cityofgreen.org/Great8.
The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org.