Sat August 26, 2023 Medina, OH 44256 US Directions
All proceeds benefit The Society and Medina County Special Olympics!


5K Run

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

1-Mile Walk

9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT


Please join us for the Race for Glory 5K Fun Run & 1-Mile Walk taking place on Saturday, August 26th, 2023 at Buckeye Woods Park. 

The event is presented by Thomas Schmidt (race director) as well as race board members from The Society, Special Olympics Medina County, Ohio and the Knights of Columbus Council #4168.  

- Race Day Packet Pick-Up and Registration begins at 8:00am.  

- The 5K begins at 9:00am.  The 1-Mile Walk begins immediately following the 5K start.  

- Awards presented to the top 5K male and female runners overall and the top three 5K male and female runners in the following age categories: 

(14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Up).

Organization Mission

The Society, formerly SHC, creates partnerships to support friends with disabilities in our community. The Society for Handicapped Citizens of Medina County, Inc. (SHC) has been providing services to individuals with disabilities and their families since 1953.  The agency provides an array of services with emphasis in helping individuals with disabilities maximize their potential as members of the community.

The mission of Special Olympics Medina Ohio is to provide year-round sports training and competition.  Our program starts with children aged 8 to adults with intellectual disabilities.  By using a variety if Olympic-type sports, our athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness.  In addition to demonstrating courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

Mail-In Form

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