Caveman Crawl

Caveman Crawl 5K Trail Run & 1-Mile Fun Walk

This will be the 11th year you can "run like a caveman" and celebrate all the great parks in Geauga. Caveman Gort is in training now. Are you?

The Foundation for Geauga Parks and Geauga Park District are collaborating in 2022 to make this the best crawl ever. Keep checking back for more details.

When/Where: Sunday, June 12, 2022 in The West Woods

Registration 7 AM
Costume Contest 8:30 AM
Race Start 9 AM
Caveman garb encouraged!

Ready to run?! Online registration is now closed.
Get your paper application here.
See the Course Map.

When you cross the finish line, race results will be published live here.

Photos from 2022 event are here. (more may be added over the week following the race.)

Check out the fun photos from a few years past. 2021 | 2019 | 2018 | 20172016

Race Categories
Ages: 6 & under, 7-10, 11-14,
15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,
50-59, 60-69, 70+
Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
overall (male and female) &
each age division by gender

About the Course
- 5K (3.1 miles) hilly aggregate surface
on portions of Ansel's Cave Trail and
entire Pioneer Bridle Trail.
- Chip timing for 1.5 hours by GCXC

$20 if online by June 10, postmarked by June 1,
in person or during Packet Pickup
$25 on Race Day
$25 for Virtual Option, payment due in
person or postmarked by June 1
(fee covers shipping of T-shirt)

Packet Pickup
The West Woods Nature Center
9465 Kinsman Road (Rt. 87)
Russell Township, Ohio 44072
Saturday, June 11, NOON - 4 PM
Sunday, June 12, 7 - 8:30 AM

Details & Information
Foundation for Geauga Parks
or 440-564-1048

By mail: send completed form with check to
Foundation for Geauga Parks Attn: Caveman
12375 Kinsman Road #H-10, Newbury, OH 44065
In person: The West Woods Nature Center
9465 Kinsman Road/Rt. 87, Russell) or at Packet Pickup
All checks payable to Foundation for Geauga Parks.
Fees are non-refundable.

No Dogs, Please

A Mammoth thank you to our 2022 annual sponsors: Lead Partner Preston Chevrolet

Preservation Partner Auxin Group Wealth Management

Conservation Partner Kinetico Water Systems, Patterson Fruit Farm, and John W. Rosenthal Capital Management

Sustainability Partner Linda Brown, PhD, LLC, Geauga Feed & Grain, Barry & Marcia Owen, Paul Davis Restoration

Cave Clan Sponsors
Bethlehem Hills Light Park, Andy & Nancy Bushman, Junction Auto FamilyMary Beth O'Neill of Keller Williams Greater Cleveland Northeast; Ten10 DesignThrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan, US Windows & Doors

Fire Starter Sponsors
Brakey Energy, Brakey LawRavenwood Health, Taproot Yoga Chardon

GCXC Race Timing and Management, Second Sole, Sunrise Springs, and Ten10 Design

Would you like to be a Caveman Crawl event sponsor? See details in the FGP Business Partnership Program packet.

Join the FGP Business Partnership Program for yearlong benefits.