Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers Update Game Schedule

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Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers meet at locations below for game days and club special events:

Patriots ~ October 16 — 1pm — Mr. Ed’s Bar

Ravens ~ October 23 — 1pm — The Brewery
Bengals ~ October 31 — 8:15 pm — Topsy Turvey’s

Annual Meeting ~ November 13 — 11:30am —  Topsy Turvey’s
Dolphins ~ November 13 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s

Bills ~ November 20 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s
Buccaneers ~ November 27 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s
Texans ~ December 4 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s
Bengals ~ December 11 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s – Club Gift Exchange
Saints ~ December 24 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s
Commanders ~ January 1 — 1pm — Topsy Turvey’s

Schedule Browns Backers Draft Day 5K and Kids Fun Run Now

Draft Day 5KLake Erie Islands Browns Backers Draft Day 5K & Kids FUN Run!

The 9th Annual Draft Day 5k will take place on the historic island of Put-in-Bay, Ohio, on 30 April 2023.  Whether you like to run or walk, make plans to enter one of the races and then celebrate the NFL draft with Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers!

Browns Backers 5k

Every participant will receive an Official Draft Day 5k Jersey, Draft Day 5k reusable tote bag, free lunch, and drink discounts! This event benefits the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers charities.


Sunday, April 30, 2023
Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grille
300 Delaware Avenue    Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Opens at 8:30am, registration starts at 9am

DeRivera Park  (in front of the Fish Bowl/Mossbacks)
371 Catawba Avenue    Put-in-Bay, Ohio  43456

10:10  Kids Fun Run
10:20 am  5k Run/Walk  (subject to change)

Your support of this race is greatly appreciated as proceeds from the race will go directly to the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers for their 2023 charities.  In the past years the LEIBB donated money to local, regional and national foundations and charities including the: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Discretionary Fund, Ottawa County “Kids for Christmas” which will put food on the table and a present under the tree for local area families in need, “Red Nose Day” to end child poverty, Lake Erie Islands Nature Camp, Put-in-Bay Arts Council, Cleveland Browns Foundation, and five Put-in-Bay High School scholarships.  The scholarships included the Gustav Heineman Scholarship, Ricky Dysert Scholarship, Jer-Bear Scholarship, Jeff Verhoff Scholarship, and two $1500 scholarships from the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers.  The LEIBB is a non-profit organization established in 2001.

Virtual Race Information:

A Virtual 5K (or any other virtual race) is a race that you choose to complete wherever and whenever you would like. You can walk, run, or use a treadmill. The beauty of a virtual race is that you can run the race at your pace at your convenience.

*    It is not required to report your time.  If reporting your virtual race time, you must contact us within two days after the actual race.  You will not be eligible for any awards and your time will not be listed with the other participants.

**  You do not attend the actual race.  If you wish to attend the race after registering, notify the race day registration table that you were signed up for a virtual race.
Register below by 4/15/23 to receive this year’s race shirt!

Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers 5K a Rousing Success

Once again, Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers 5K delivers on participation and fun!  Photos by Susan Byrnes

Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers is a nonprofit organization that will endeavor to promote fun, fellowship, friendship and good will among members and local community by:

  1. Raising funds for local charitable organizations within the area served by the Club in addition to the Cleveland Browns Foundation;
  2. Attending designated establishment(s) for viewing of regular and post-season Cleveland Browns games;
  3. Attending special Browns/BBW – endorsed functions as well as individual club meetings;
  4. Encouraging a family-oriented atmosphere while welcoming Browns fans of all ages, from all areas and orientations;
  5. Promoting positive player and fan relationships.