9th Annual Birthday Bash & Dash 5K & 1.5 Mile Run/Walk

to benefit Smiles for Sophie Forever



Monday, July 4, 2016


Walker Road Park
31621 Walker Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012

Start Time

Registration (cash or check only) & Late Packet Pickup: 7:00AM
5K Run (chip-timed), 5K Walk & 1.5 Mile: 9:00AM


5K (runners are chip-timed) & 1.5 Mile


Pre - Registration (received on or before June 17)
$25 ages 11 and up
$20 ages 10 and under

Late Registration (June 18 - July 4)
$30 All ages

Online registration closes Friday, July 1, 2016 at 9:00am EST

All mailed entries must be received by Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events and mail entries to:

Hermes Sports & Events
2425 West 11th St., Suite #2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Pre-Registration includes:
Commemorative race t-shirt for everyone who registers on or before June 17.
Optional $5 upgrade to soft style T (Women's and Men's fit). Visit www.smilesforsophieforever.org for details!
Entry into random door prize drawing
Post-race birthday cupcake and water
Wristband for access to kids' activities (ages 10 and under)

Late registration includes:
Post-race birthday cupcake and water
Commemorative race t-shirt is first come, first served while supplies last
Wristband for access to kids' activities (ages 10 and under)

Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Participants are encouraged to pick up early if possible to reduce lines on race morning.

Sunday, July 3
Location: TBD

Time: TBD


Top male and female overall 5K finishers and top three 5K finishers in each of the following age groups:

10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over


100 parking passes will be available for a suggested $5 donation, first come, first served at packet pick-up, to park directly in the Walker Road Park lot.

Additional parking available at:

Holy Spirit Catholic Church
410 Lear Road
Avon Lake, Ohio
Participants will ride shuttle to race start. Last shuttle leaves Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 8:30AM.


- Access to kids' activities for a donation; each child must have a wristband. Includes cotton candy, music, bounce houses, face painting, games, 50-yd dash, kids obstacle course and more!
- Hot dogs, refreshments, raffle tickets and awareness items will be available for purchase.


Click here to visit the Smiles for Sophie Forever fundraising page!

Show your spirit. Show your support. Help Smiles For Sophie Forever meet their $50,000 goal for this year’s event by becoming a fundraiser. Upon registration, a customizable fundraising page will be created for you. Please use this page to gather donations in your name as you participate this year. Or create a fundraising page even if you aren’t able to run/walk in the race. It's easy and you can fundraise as a team, as an individual, or from afar. See the SFSF website for more details on fundraising.

NOTE: In order to be a fundraiser, you must be at least 18 years old and be signed into your own account. If another person registers you, you cannot be a fundraiser.

More Information

For more information about Smiles For Sophie Forever go to www.smilesforsophieforever.org

For more information on the race, please contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933

For corporate sponsorship, gift in kind donations and volunteer opportunities contact Emily at emily@smilesforsophieforever.org