It’s almost time to put away the snow boots and pull out your running and walking shoes! The 5th Annual Fishcreek Raccoon Run will be held on Sunday, April 24 and will consist of a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run centered through the neighborhoods of Fishcreek Elementary School. The Raccoon Run promotes the health and wellness of the district’s students and the community as a whole, while supporting the students of Fishcreek Elementary. 


Important Race Info

Registration fees

5K: Closed

5K and 1-MILE FUN RUN: Closed



THANK YOU to everyone who came out this morning to run or walk! It was a beautiful day for a Race!  Again, thank you for supporting Fishcreek Elementary School!  


Here are the links for the Race Results:





Title Sponsor

We are proud and honored to announce that Ganley Bedford Imports is our TITLE SPONSOR for this year's Raccoon Run.  Thank you so much for such a generous donation!   


THANK YOU to our Generous Sponsors!!

Title Sponsor ($2,500)

Bedford Ganley Auto

Pack Sponsor ($750)

City of Stow 

Gavin Scott

Giant Eagle

Kids Country 

Little Leapers

Perfect Choice Fitness

Ron Marhofer Auto Family

Raccoon Sponsor ($500)

Cequent Consumer Products 

Crossfit Cadre

Inesco Displays

JMJ Transportation 

Marco's Pizza

Nevada Gold DJ and Karaoke Service

Ohio Savings Bank

Saint Gobain Norpro

Western Reserve Hospital

Young's Screenprinting

Cub Sponsor ($250)


Christ Community Chapel


Hudson School of Music

Kristi G Designs



Posh - Stephanie Thompson

Thirty-One Gifts - Annette Vanik

Vertical Runner

Younique - Anne White



Paw Sponsor ($100)

Adam S. Hamilton Academic and Athletic Scholarship Fund

Audio Technica


Cruise Planners

Davey Tree

Dontino's Restaurant

Handels, Stow, OH

The Nanny Connection

Mertes  Dentistry

People's Bank

Primary Pet Care

Rock Body Bootcamp - Stow

Sagamore Companies

Stow Chiropractic Health Center

Stow TITLE Boxing Club


Sweet Frog

TTR Shipping



THANK YOU to our IN KIND Sponsors!

Akron Rubber Ducks

American Elite

Arbonne - Carie Wright

Bistro on Main

Cafe O Play

Coldstone Creamery

Corner Cup Coffeehouse

Dairy Queen, Stow location

Dick's Sporting Goods

Dontino's Restaurant

Ellsworth Golf Course

Fishcreek Faculty and Staff

Fox Den

Fringe Salon & Spa

Garrett's Mill

Gloria Dei Lutheran Preschool

Hickey's Karate & Red Door Yoga

Jamberry - Ashley Heverly

Kent State Golf Course

Kent State Ice Arena

Kent State Men's Basketball

Kristi G Designs

Lake Erie Monsters

Lifestyles, Akron General 

Little Leapers

Liberty Mutual, Allen Price

Mac's Indoor Golf

Marty's Bike Shop

On Tap

Paleo to Me

Pancho & Lefty's


Panini's of Stow

Peachtree Southern Kitchen and Cocktails

Perdect Choice Fitness

Posh - Stephanie Thompson

Rocknes - Stow location

Shelly Yukich

Sky Zone of Boston Heights

Sports Clips

Stella and Dot - Patty Frank


Steve's Professional Dry Cleaning

Studio Nine Salon and Spa


Tastefully Simple - Melanie Mathis

Thrive - Nikki Kehres

Ultimate Wash

Vivi - Valerie Szymanski

Windmill Lakes Golf Course


Packet Pickup | Health Fair

PACKET PICK UP will take place on April 22, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm at:

Fishcreek Elementary
5080 Fishcreek Road
Stow, OH 44224

The RACCOON RUN HEALTH FAIR will also be taking place at this time. Please be sure to stop in the health fair to speak with our sponsors, check out our fabulous prize baskets, purchase Raccoon Run swag and maybe even spot Rocky, our mascot raccoon!


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The following waivers MUST be signed before you can be given your Race Packet. You can sign in advance to help save time or if you are having someone else pick up your race day packet.

Adult USATF Waiver

Minor (under age 18) USATF Waiver

Late Registration

LATE REGISTRATION will take place on April 22, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm at: Fishcreek Elementary 5080 Fishcreek Road Stow, OH 44224

While you are not required to pre-register, it is highly recommended and appreciated. In order to guarantee yourself a t-shirt, your registration must be received no later than April 11, 2016. Because this is a fundraiser for Fishcreek Elementary, no refunds will be issued for registration cancellations. Registrations received without payment are not valid.

You may also Late Register on April 24, 2016, which is Race Day at Silver Springs Park (race start) near the Heritage Barn. Please plan well and arrive early! Parking will be closed off at 7:30am so that we can prepare the start line. **Do not arrive at Fishcreek Elementary for late registration on Race Day!**

Race Course


Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Registrations Raccoon Run $14,144.00
2 Sponsorships Raccoon Run $11,600.00
3 Fundraisers Raccoon Run $5,631.47

Top Teams



Raised: $249.99


Team Trent

Raised: $100.00

Event Schedule

  • April 22 6:00 PM EDT - Packet Pick Up / Late Registration / Health Fair (Fishcreek Elementary)

  • April 24 6:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration/Check-In (Heritage Barn, Silver Springs)

  • April 24 8:00 AM EDT - 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

  • April 24 8:30 AM EDT - 5K Race (Race course open for 1 hour)

  • April 24 9:30 AM EDT - 5K Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

Silver Springs, Stow, OH

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