Annual Dinner and Member Meeting
5:45 pm17:45

Annual Dinner and Member Meeting

  • Chagrin Valley Hunt Club

Gates Mills residents, please join us for our Annual Dinner and Member Meeting on Wednesday, September 20th at the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club

  • Cocktails (cash bar) at 5:45 pm
  • Dinner at 6:45 pm
  • Annual Meeting and Program at 7:45 pm

This year's guest speaker is Judy Semrock, Conservation Specialist, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, "Pollination: A Photographic Primer"

If you haven't RSVPed yet, please fill out and submit the form below and then click the Pay Here button to pay with your credit card via PayPal.

If you prefer, you can download the invitation here and mail the completed lower portion with a check to GMLC | P.O. Box 13 | Gates Mills, Ohio 44040 before September 14th.

Tickets are $46/person OR $75/patron ($30 tax deductible). Dress is casual.

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In the space below please identify each guest's dinner selection. Option 1: Oven Roasted Airline Chicken BreastOption 2: Pan Seared Faroe Island Salmon Option 3: Vegetarian Dinner

Chili Cook-Off and Dinner
6:00 pm18:00

Chili Cook-Off and Dinner

  • Gates Mills Communty House

Join The Gates Mills Land Conservancy, The Gates Mills Community Club, and The Gates Mills Garden Club for a Chili Cook-Off Dinner on Friday, October 14th.

Tickets for adults (12 years and older) are $35; this includes beer, wine, and soft drinks. Tickets for children under 12 are $10. Take out dinners are available for $35; take out dinners do not include beverages. 

If you would like to submit your chili for the cook-off, please contact Jean Weitzel at 440-423-7751. Only eight submissions will be accepted, so contact Jean early!

The proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit the 41-acre Sherman Road Preserve. Funds will be used for stewardship of the property, and for the development of conservation projects and educational programs.

Click the flyer below to download and print.

Race for the Green 5k and 1 mi walk
8:00 am08:00

Race for the Green 5k and 1 mi walk

  • Gates Mills Community House


Mark your calendars. We're bringing back our popular Race for the Green 5k run and 1 mile walk on October 1st after a three year hiatus. Autumn is a spectacular time of year in the Valley, and the racecourse is one of the most stunning in the region. It begins in “downtown” Gates Mills  at the Gates Mills Community House and travels along the scenic Chagrin River, passing many historic houses and scenic landscapes, and finishes at the Polo Field across from the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club. To see the 5k race route, click here.


We are pleased to have University Hospitals as this year's Presenting Sponsor.

If you'd like to support this fun community event and become a sponsor, please contact us for more information. To learn more about sponsorship levels and the benefits of sponsoring the race, click here.

All proceeds of the race will benefit the development of conservation projects and educational programs on the 41-acre Sherman Road Preserve on the southwest corner of Sherman and County Line Roads. Learn more here.

Goodies and Awards

All pre-registered participants will receive a race t-shirt, and a limited supply will be available for race day registrants. Enjoy post race refreshments, give aways, and an awards ceremony. We're giving away 74 medals after the race, so make sure you stick around to see if you placed in your age group!

Medals will be given to the first place male and female finishers, as well as the top three males and females in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, and 60 and over. 


Pre-register online at before Friday, September 30th at 9:00 a.m. Mail in registrations must be received by Wednesday, September 28th. Click here to download and print a registration form.  

Pre-registration fees are $20 for the 5k and $15 for the 1 mile. Race day registration fees are $25 for the 5k and $20 for the 1 mile. Race day registration fees must be paid in cash or with a check.

Race Schedule and Parking

Registration and packet pick up will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Gates Mills Community House at 1460 Chagrin River Road. The 5k run will begin at 9:00 a.m. immediately followed by the 1 mile walk.

Parking will be available at the Gates Mills Community House (1460 Chagrin River Road) and at the Gates Mills Elementary School (7639 Colvin Road).

Become a Race Volunteer

Contact us to learn more about becoming a race volunteer. All volunteers receive a race t-shirt.

See pictures from past races in our Photo Galleries.

See pictures from past races in our Photo Galleries.