Block the Sun Run

Event Details for
Block the Sun Run

Saturday, September 23, 2017 5:00 PM

267 E Sharon Rd Glendale, Ohio 45246 267 E Sharon Rd Glendale, Ohio 45246 45246

Presented by Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation

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5k Run/Walk
Current Price
$ 40.00
Child Registration (12 and Under)
Current Price
$ 0.00

Event Information

7th Annual Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation 5K Block the Sun Run/Walk


Date & Location:
September 23rd, 2017 at Glendale Square at 5:00 PM

$40 per person

Children 12 and under free.

$45 per person if you register in person Friday September 22nd between 12:00pm and 7:00pm, or Saturday 23rd between 2:00pm and 4:30pm at Bob Ronker’s Running Spot in Glendale.

Pre-register at You can also register on Friday, September 22nd between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. or on the day of the event between 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Bob Roncker’s Running Spot in Glendale.

Don’t want to run/walk but still want to support?
No problem! Please consider donating via our secure online system at

What do I get with registration?
Registration gives you admittance to the race, a race performance tee, a bib, an Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation race perk, and free admittance to the after party immediately following the event.

Registering a group?
10 people = $50 off  - ($5.00 off per registrant)
20 people = $150 off - ($7.50 off per registrant)

To obtain a Group Discount - email with your group name and size before registering.

Packet Pickup:
You can pick up your packet at Bob Roncker’s in Glendale on Friday, September 22nd between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, September 23rd between 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.


Race Performance Tees are included for the 5K run/walk.

Pick up at the registration table during packet pickup.

Interested in volunteering for the event?
We’re always looking for new volunteers to join the Sunscreen Squad! To sign up or find out more please email us at

Where do the race proceeds go?
The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation is dedicated to wiping melanoma off the face of the planet through education, early detection, and the support to find a cure. All proceeds from this race will be used to directly support this mission.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 walkers (male and female combined), and the top three male AND top three female runners overall. Medals will be awarded to the top two male AND female runners from each of the following divisions:
9 and under

Is this a Boston Qualifier?

Will there be walkers too?
Of Course! Last year the race featured runners and walkers of all skill levels participating. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are permitted. 

Where should I park the day of the event?
There is plenty of street and lot parking Around the Glendale square. Please arrive 30 minutes before race time to assure a parking spot near the Glendale Square. 

What’s the After Party?

Participants, their friends and families are welcome to join in the festivities of the Glendale Street Fair, including food, beer, and wine, in the Glendale Square after the race

6:00pm Race The Train! Free 100yd dash run for kids – with prizes!


Questions? Visit our website at or Email us at

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