The 17th Annual GALlop for Children

November 12, 2017




The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo requires a ticket or member pass for anyone entering the zoo.

All Gallop registrants receive complimentary Zoo and RainForest Admission with their registration to enjoy the Zoo and RainForest for the entire day!

Spectators, friends, and family will be required to show their member pass or purchase a discounted wristband for Zoo and RainForest admission for the entire day for $10 at the Gallop registration tent.



Runners/Walkers may either submit the minimum entry fee or raise donations to enter the race and receive prizes.  Participants who collect donations receive fund-raising prizes:

Raise $500.00, Receive a Commemorative Jacket

Raise $200.00, Receive Dinner for Two

Raise $100.00, Receive a Gift Certificate

Raise $50.00, Receive a Water Bottle




Commemorative Plaque to Top 3 in each Age Division and Special Categories: Under 14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+

1st Guardian ad Litem, Juvenile Court Employee, and Cuyahoga County Employee

All 5k walkers/runners will receive a  technical shirt.

All ½ Mile participants age 14 and under will receive a ribbon, t-shirt, and goodies!

Healthy refreshments along with coffee, hot chocolate, and homemade cookies provided after the race!

Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County

Mission Statement

Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County improves the lives of children and families involved in the juvenile justice, child welfare, and family law systems through service as Guardians Ad Litem and Court Appointed Special Advocates; education and training, advocacy, practice, and policy development; and collaborative alliances with related organizations.

We provide a voice and hope to every abused and neglected child brought before the Juvenile Court through no fault of their own.

Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County (CFACC) has developed into one of the most comprehensive advocacy programs of its kind in the country. partening Guardian ad Litem (GAL) and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to enhance the quality of services provided to children and families.



Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County is a  non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Please make checks payable to Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County(CFACC).


Entry Fees

- 5K Entry through Thursday Nov 10: $25
- 5K Entry after thursday Nov 10th: $30
- Phantom Runner: $20 Donation (I want to support the kids, but don't make me run!)
- Fun Run for children 14 and under: Donation of 1 new unwrapped toy per child.


Contact HMA

If you have questions, please contact HMA Promotions at 216-752-5151 or email