The Draft Day 5k will take place on the historic island of Put-in-Bay, Ohio.
Whether you like to run or walk, make plans to join us for a fun morning, support local charities and celebrate the Cleveland Browns with us!
Every participant will receive an official Draft Day 5k jersey shirt, 10th anniversary Draft Day 5k pint glass, custom race bib, goody bag, drink discounts, FREE lunch, awards ceremony and more! This event will benefit the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers charities.
5k In Person & Virtual Pricing
Until December 31 ~ $20
January 1 - February 29 ~ $25
March 1 - April 16 ~ $30
April 17 - April 27 ~ $35
Race Day ~ $40
Register by 1pm on April 15th to be guaranteed this year's shirt in your preferred size, after April 15 shirts may be available in a different color/design than what is shown.
Shirts may still be available in your preferred size after April 15 as the Browns Backers will order extra shirts in each size but we need to put this disclaimer in as that is when the shirt order is being placed.
Your support of this race is greatly appreciated as proceeds from the race will go directly to the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers for their 2024 charities. This past year the LEIBB donated money to local, regional and national foundations and charities including the: Great Lakes Alliance, Lake Erie Island Nature Camp, St. Paul's Episcopal Church Food Pantry, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Discretionary Fund, Ottawa County "Kids for Christmas" which will put food on the table and a present under the tree for local area families in need, Put-in-Bay Arts Council, Cleveland Browns Foundation, and five Put-in-Bay High School scholarships. The scholarships included the Gustav Heineman Scholarship, Ricky Dysert Scholarship, Jer-Bear Scholarship, Jeff Verhoff Scholarship, and 2 $1500 scholarship from the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers. The LEIBB are a non-profit organization established in 2001.
Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration:
There will not be an early packet pickup.
Race day packet pickup will be on Sunday, April 28, 2024 (race day morning) starting at 9:20am at Mr. Ed's Bar & Grille which is located at:
300 Delaware Avenue
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
Race Start Times:
5k - 10:30am
The 5k will start and finish at the exact same line across from the Boardwalk on Bayview Ave. See below for course maps:
The first 160 participants to register for the 5k will receive a 10th anniversary Draft Day 5k pint glass.
The top 3 male and female participants will receive a special award after the race. There will not be age group awards this year since pint glasses are being given away however don't delay in registering to guarantee your special 10th anniversary glass.
Parking is located around the park, behind the police station and at many local surrounding businesses in the downtown area.
We do allow dogs as well as strollers at this event.
Anyone who wants to start the race after the main group has begun the run is more than welcome to and your time will still be accurate.
Virtual racers will receive a shirt and race bib in the mail. Pint glasses are not available for virtual racers however if you register for the virtual race and would prefer to pickup your packet or have someone pick it up for you then you could receive a pint glass if you are one of the first 160 to register.
Anyone who plans to participate in the 5k virtually will have until May 31 to enter their times online. If you do not wish to enter your time online that is ok as it is not required.