Road Race Series

Mon January 1 - Sat December 14, 2024 Cleveland, OH 44113-4484 US

Events

The 2024 ROAD RACE SERIES includes the following races which feature different distances. These are some of the best races in Northeast Ohio!

 

Chili Bowl Classic 5K

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024
Distance: 5K

Celebrating 37 years! Participants sample delicious chili made by Cleveland Firefighters and Police Officers. The race, held at the Hofbrauhaus Cleveland, helps support the Cops for Kids and the Metro Health Burn Unit programs. All runners receive a custom long sleeve race shirt, finisher medal, MyLaps Timed results, age group awards, searchable race photos, live entertainment and post-race refreshments.
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Jameson Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Run

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024
Distance: 5K
 
Join the largest Kilt Run and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Warehouse District at the Jameson Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Run on Sunday March 17th! Run or walk the 5K with family and friends then stay ,watch the parade, and have fun at your favorite Warehouse District bars.
 
Runners receive a soft-style race shirt, part 3 of a unique 3-part finisher medal, a custom Jameson Kilt, MyLaps BibTag timing, overall and age group awards, costume contest awards, searchable race photos, entertainment, post-race refreshments, 1 Jameson shot or Coors Light (21 & older), drink specials at Dive Bar, Velvet Dog, The Ivy and Barley House featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey and Coors Light. And more!!The race benefits the Irish American Charitable Foundation.
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Hermes Half A Half Marathon

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024
Distance: 6.55 Miles

Starting and finishing at Emerald Necklace Marina of the Cleveland Metroparks, this speedy 6.5-mile race is considered a fantastic "training race" for an upcoming endurance event. Flat, fast and brisk temperatures are sure to make for a memorable morning (and a PR) along the Rocky River Reservation. Runners even have an incentive to "pick up the pace" the second half of the race!
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Westlake Spring Fever 4 Miler

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2024
Distance: 4 Miles

The 4-mile race benefits the Lakeshore Day Camp, Westlake Kiwanis and Key Club and the Westlake PTA.  This is a nice community race where runners will receive a custom race shirt, finisher medal, MyLaps Timed results, age group awards, post -race refreshments and can purchase discounted pancake breakfast tickets.
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Treat Yo Self

Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Distance: 5K
 
Mmm... donuts!
 
Start your Sunday morning with us for a delicious 5K race at Brewnuts. You'll receive a custom race shirt, the first half of the Donut Series finisher medal, Mylaps Timed results, awards, searchable race photographs, a complimentary Brewnuts donut, other finish line refreshments and more!
 
Bring the kids to for the exciting DONUT DASH (Kids 8 and under). It's a fan favorite!
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20th Annual Hermes Cleveland 10 Miler

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024
Distance: 10 Miles
 
Since its inception in 2005, the Hermes Cleveland 10 Miler has grown to become the premier 10-mile road race in Northeast Ohio. 
 
The unique course around Cleveland takes competitors on a scenic journey that starts at Edgewater Park Upper Pavilion, tours some of Cleveland’s historic neighborhoods and finishes along the shores of Lake Erie at the newly renovated Lower Edgewater Park and the beach. Runners receive MyLaps Timed Results including 5-mile splits, age group awards, gender cut technical race shirts, unique finisher medals, bag check, searchable photos and more.
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Gilles-Sweet Elementary Derby Dash

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024
Distance: 5K
 
Join us for the 9th annual Gilles-Sweet Derby Dash fun run/walk. The race will be held at Fairview High School with family friendly activities, raffle baskets, and refreshments. All proceeds will go towards supporting our students at Gilles-Sweet Elementary School.
 
All registrants will receive a custom race t-shirt and the 5K participants will have MyLaps BibTag timing results with age group awards. 
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Blossom Time Run

Date: Sunday, May 26, 2024
Distance: 5.25 Miles
 
Over 2,000 runners and walkers will join the fun and excitement of the 5.25 mile Blossom Time Run, Fitness Walk, and Kiddie Run through the Chagrin Valley. You are invited to participate in all the Blossom Time festivities during Memorial Day Weekend, which includes a carnival, a parade, Taste of Chagrin, and a Hot Air Balloon Rally. Bring your family and join the fun.
 
A special runner's interdenominational church service will be at 8:00am at the United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls. 
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Crocker Bark 5K

Date: Sunday, June 9, 2024
Distance: 5K

 

Bring your four-legged friends and join runners and dog lovers in the annual Crocker Bark 5K and 1 Mile walk at Market Square in Westlake!  The race benefits the Westlake Police K9 Unit.

Participants receive a Crocker Bark race shirt, finisher medal, MyLaps timed results, searchable race photos, refreshments and awards to top female and male finishers as well as in 13 different age groups.  We also have awards for the Top 3 Male and Female Runners with a Dog

Optional: Purchase a dog bandana for your pup during registration.

Make it a Day at Crocker Park!

Immediately after the race at 10:30 AM watch the amazing Westlake K9 Unit demonstrate their abilities. Then head all over Crocker Park where all of the roads will be closed for a property-wide community block party and fun for the whole family.

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Minute Men Inside the Park Home Run

Date: Sunday, June 16, 2024
Distance: 4 Miles
 

Registration is open for the 11th Annual Minute Men Inside the Park Home Run at Progressive Field!

Run the ramps and finish on the FIELD while helping the Cleveland Furniture Bank Beds for Kids and Furniture for Families programs!

Participants in the 4 mile and 1mile events receive a soft style race shirt, custom finisher medal, awards for top finishers, age group awards, complimentary photos, refreshments, lively entertainment and more including your chance to win Cleveland Browns and Indians tickets!
Bring the little ones for the Kids Dash! Goodie bag prizes for all kids!

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Parma Run/Walk for Pierogies

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024
Distance: 5K

In 2024, the Parma Run-Walk for Pierogies will turn thirteen years old!  Once again, many charities and community projects will be recipients of the proceeds. Guaranteed to the first 600 participants: our signature t-shirt, and a certificate for free pierogies courtesy of Parma’s own Perla Pierogies.  We will also have icey, wet towels to cool you off right after the finish line.  The top three women and men in our many age categories will win our famous pierogie necklace award.  Our event takes place on the very flat Tri-C West Campus conveniently located at 11000 West Pleasant Valley Road.  We hope you will join us on Saturday, June 29, 2024.

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Will Run for Tacos 5K

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024
Distance: 5K

Who doesn’t like tacos? All participants received 1 complimentary Taco, a custom taco race shirt, finisher medals, overall and age group awards, searchable race photos and post-race refreshments. 

Participating in this race will not only be fun, but helpful for our hungry neighbors. A portion of your registration goes directly to the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland. 

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Parrot Head Run 5K

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024
Distance: 5K

This Jimmy Buffet themed race takes place at Margaritaville Cleveland in the Flats.

Parrot Head runners receive a race t-shirt, finisher medal, one Chicken Tinga Taco, one draft Landshark beer, Searchable race photos, MyLaps BibTag Timing results and much more!

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10th Annual Hofbräuhaus 10K 

Date: Sunday, August 4, 2024
Distance: 10K

One of the most festive races in Northeast Ohio! Participants receive a custom race shirt, MyLaps Timed results, unique finisher medals, overall and age group awards, searchable race photographs, live entertainment, post-race refreshments including a beer and a brat.

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3rd Annual Wishing Flower Walk & 5K

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2024
Distance: 5K

Join Project NICU for this 3rd annual walk and 5k race that benefits Project NICU which supports families with children in the neonatal intensive care unit and the medical professionals who care for them.

The race takes place at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and includes a short-sleeved t-shirt, post-race refreshments and entrance into the Zoo and Rainforest all day!

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Cleveland Oktoberfest 5K

Date: Monday, September 2, 2024
Distance: 5K

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend with the Cleveland Oktoberfest 5K Run & 1-Mile walk at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea!

All participants receive a short sleeve race shirt, 1 free drink ticket (21 & older), age group awards, and FREE entry to the Festival after the race!

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25th Annual River Run Half Marathon

Date: Sunday, September 8, 2024
Distance: Half Marathon

Join the area’s finest runners on this beautiful, certified, point-to-point course through the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks. Runners start at Wallace Lake in Berea and finish at Memorial Park in Rocky River.  The course is not only picturesque, but smooth and relatively flat – ensuring a fun and memorable experience for all runners and walkers!

Runners receive MyLaps Timed Results including split point results, age group awards, gender cut technical race shirts, unique finisher medals, bag check, searchable photos and more.

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Donut Worry, Run Happy

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2024
Distance: 5K

This delicious 5K race is the original donut race in Northeast Ohio hosted by Brewnuts.  All runners receive a custom race shirt, finisher medal, MyLaps timed results, overall and age group awards, searchable race photographs, post-race refreshments including a complimentary donut from Brewnuts. 

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Hermes Dead Sprint 5K and Little Monsters Candy Dash

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2024
Distance: 5K

Run for your life around West Park’s Kamm’s Corner neighborhood in your best Halloween costumes, make it to the finish, and celebrate at the Survival Party inside West Park Station!  Participants receive a custom race shirt, finisher medal, MyLaps timed results, overall and age group awards, costume contest prizes, searchable race photographs, and more. The kids Candy Dash a favorite.  

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Viking 4 Mile Relay

Date: Saturday, November 2, 2024
Distance: 2 Person Relay, 4 Miles, 8 Miles

This unique course takes place on both pavement and dirt trail surfaces and is the perfect introduction to trail racing. Awards presented to the top overall male, female, and coed relay teams so run with a friend and compete as a team.

Each Vikings runner will run 2 miles and receive a race shirt, and more!

Awards presented to the top 3 overall male, female, and coed relay teams

The 4-mile relay will be capped at 150 teams!

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43rd Annual Cleveland Turkey Trot

Date: Thursday, November 28, 2024
Distance: 5 Miles

Pilgrims and Turkeys receive a soft-style long sleeve race shirt, Unique finisher medal in all races, Live MyLaps Timed Results, Age group awards in the 5-Mile and 5K races, Live music and high energy entertainment, Costume contest prizes throughout the events, Bag check, Searchable race photographs, Post race refreshments, Sponsor activities Thanksgiving morning and much more!

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Pigskin Classic 5K

Date: Saturday, November 30, 2024
Distance: 5K


A fast 5K race through downtown Cleveland to get you ready for the Big Game! Come down for the race and stay for the post-race party at Dive Bar, where you will be able to watch THE Ohio State University take on Michigan, in one of the greatest rivalries in college football. You will receive a custom shirt - choose your team, either OSU or Michigan. A free beer to help you rehydrate after the race. Age group awards, and a CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL. In addition, you can also register for the LONGEST THROW COMPETITION. All proceeds will benefit the OSU Alumni Scholarship Fund.

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25th Annual Reindeer Run and Dasher Dash

Date: Saturday, December 14th, 2024
Distance: 5K


Get in the holiday spirit with the 25th Annual Reindeer Run! This festive 5K has been a family friendly race since its inception in 200. Santa and our mascot Dasher are favorites among families and children! Runners receive a custom long-sleeve race shirt, finisher medal, MyLaps timed results, overall and age group awards, searchable photographs, holiday music and post-race refreshments. The Jess Bell Senior division is recognized after Jess Bell, a long-time area runner and businessman.

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