Due to Covid -19  we've cancelled our race for 2020.

See you in 2021.


Manchester High School

437 Nimisila Rd.

New Franklin, Ohio 44319

Come Join the Madness

Silly and outrageous hats are encouraged, but not required.


This run/walk will benefit the Manchester Education Foundation. The MEF is a non-profit organization with the purpose of encouraging and supporting the education of Manchester School District students and educators.

Manchester High School 

All Proceeds benefit The Manchester Education Foundation.

Mad Hatter 5K

​Event Description : The Mad Hatter is a fun event for runners and families. The race will start at Manchester High and run through the beautiful Manchester countryside and finish on the track Nolley School next door to the High School.

The Mad Hatter5K is part of the Subway Ohio Challenge Series and the Apples 2 Apples Series.

Pre-registration for the 5K is $25 until June 27, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
​$30 until September 18 at 11:59 PM
​Race day registration is $35.

17 and under $15 until March 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM.
​$20 until June 27, 2020 at 11:59 PM
​$25 until September 18 at 11:59 PM
Race day registration is $30.

Awards/Giveaways : All Pre-registered runners and walkers will receive a cool commemorative t-shirt and a finisher medal at the finish line.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers. Top 3 in each of the following age groups for both races receive awards.  
 Runners : 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-75 and 76-99. 
There will also be a Best Hat Contest after the race.

Race Day:
7:00 Registration Starts
8:00 5K Starts
9:15 Awards Ceremony
Top 3 overall Male and Female
​ Best Hat Contest
Age Division Awards

Timing : All runners will be timed with computer chips on the bibs.

Thank You

To Our Sponsors:

United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America - Local Union 285

Laborers Local Union No. 894

Tri-County Building and Construction

Summit Accounting And Tax Inc.

Summers Fitness Inc.

My Speed Coach

Shaffers Market

Esber Beverage

Gameday Sportswear

Kandel Transport

My Speed Coach

Laborer's IU of North America

Day Ketterer LTD

Laborers District Council

Ducks of Portage Lakes

Davey Resourses

Prime 93 Restaurant

Thirsty Gator Drive Thru

O'Neil Lube

Employ-Temp Staffing Services

Ayers Insurance

Tipton Machinery

Perfect Balance

Kadilak Fitness

Europa Sports


Tribute Incorporated

City Cleaners

Canton Road Garden Center

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