Ambulance Chase Top 11

Best of the West Event

Front row-L to R-Polly Stringer, Maria Mepham

Back row-L to R-Lori Forester, Bill Forester, Danielle Constantine

11 Fun Facts About Lakewood Hospital's Ambulance Chase  

  1. Nominated as a 2012 “Best of the West” charitable race finalist.
  2. One of the largest 5Ks inNortheast Ohio.
  3. Total participants since inception:  7,151
  4. Participants ranged in age from 5 to 90.
  5. Last year, participants fromOhioand 9 other states (CA, CO, FL, IN, MI, NC, PA, VA, WV).
  6. 2011 record participation of nearly 1,300 with 29 teams.
  7. Fastest 5K time 15:28 – for those that enjoy a challenge!
  8. Record female time of 18:15 in 2008; record male time of 15:28 in 2003.
  9. Donald Marten’s Ambulance Services presenting sponsor for entire 11 years.
  10. Donald Marten’s ambulance that leads the race is a 1964 Vista Cruiser.
  11. Known for our great after race food!

For more information, visit or call 216-529-7009.

Polly Stringer

Lakewood Hospital Foundation Development Assistant

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