Events

THE 2022 HERMES ROAD RACE SERIES INCLUDES these races featuring different distances and some of the best races in Northeast Ohio.


 

Chili Bowl Classic

Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Distance: 5K

Held at the Hofbrauhaus Cleveland, the Chili Bowl Classic offers a scenic 5k course through downtown Cleveland. All race participants will receive a custom race shirt, finisher medal, and post-race refreshments including hot, delicious chili made by Cleveland’s firefighters and policemen!

 

 


 

St. Patrick’s Day Run

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Distance: 5K

Join the fun and run to spread the Irish Cheer!  The 5K course will start on W. 6th street by the Barley House and run through scenic parts of Cleveland. The race will finish up on W. 6th street where there will be post race food, great music, and entertainment.

 


 

Westlake Spring Fever 4 Miler

Date: Sunday, April 3, 2022
Distance: 4 Miles

4 Mile race in Westlake to benefit Lakeshore Day Camp and the Westlake Kiwanis & Key Club

 


 

Hermes Cleveland 10 Miler

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Distance: 10 Miles

 

Since its inception in 2005, the Hermes Cleveland 10 Miler has grown to become the premier ten mile road race in Northeast Ohio. Each year, this outstanding race features over 2,000 runners and spectators.

This unique course takes competitors on a scenic journey that starts at Edgewater Park Upper Pavilion, then touring some of Cleveland’s historic neighborhoods finishing along the shores of Lake Erie at the newly renovated Lower Edgewater Park and the beach area!

 


 

Jog Into Spring

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2022
Distance: 5K

 


 

May in Bay

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Distance: 5K

 

Join us for the 12th Annual May in Bay 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run. Participants receive: Short-sleeved T-shirt; Refreshments & snacks; Raffle prizes.

Proceeds from the event will directly benefit students and the community through the Bay High School PTSA’s continued support of Mental Health and Wellness Programs. The goal is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering school leaders, families, and communities to advocate for students regarding their education and health.

 


 

Inside the Park Home Run

Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022
Distance: 4 Miles

 

9th Annual Minute Men Inside the Park Home Run presented by the DiGeronimo Companies at Progressive Field.  Run the ramps and finish on the FIELD while helping the Cleveland Furniture Bank provide beds for kids!

 


 

Crocker Bark

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Distance: 5K

 

 


 

Brecksville Home Days

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022
Distance: 5K

 


 

Broadview Heights Mayor Alai’s Run

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022
Distance: 5K

 


 

Solon Home Days

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Distance: 5K

 


 

OROC (OutRun Ovarian Cancer)

Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022
Distance: 5K

The 19th Annual OROC 5K Run/Walk is a family-friendly event that celebrates survivors and serves as a significant fundraiser for ovarian cancer, for which there is currently no screening method for early detection. The OROC 5K starts and finishes at Voinovich Park and features live entertainment along the 5K course. There will also be activities for the whole family, including the 1 Mile Family Fun Run, a craft tent, face painting, games and more.

OROC (OutRun Ovarian Cancer) is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to generating ovarian cancer awareness and raising funds for research and education. Over the past eighteen years, the 5K has grown to 2,500 participants and OROC has donated more than $2,000,000 to ovarian cancer initiatives in Northeast Ohio.

Come help OROC and put a new face on this disease – one of hope and encouragement.

 


 

Fat Head’s 5K

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022
Distance: 5K

 

Come and join the fun at the annual Fat Head’s 5K.  Winding through shaded streets, the race begins and ends at the Fat Head’s Brewery on Lorain Road in North Olmsted.  Each participant will receive a commemorative Fat Head’s T-shirt and medallion and, if age-eligible, free beer at the finish.  All net proceeds fund scholarships for local students.

 


 

River Run

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2022
Distance: Half Marathon

Join the area’s finest runners on this beautiful, certified course through the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks. The course is not only scenic, but smooth and relatively flat – ensuring a fun and memorable experience for all runners and walkers!

 


 

Donut Worry, Run Happy

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Distance: 5K

 

Join us for a delicious 5K race at Brewnuts located at 6501 Detroit Road!

All runners receive a custom race shirt, finisher medal, complimentary donut from Brewnuts, chip timed results and awards to the top male and females and age group winners.

 


 

Hermes Dead Sprint

Date: Saturday,October29
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! 

 


 

Vet Day Run

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Distance: 5K

 

Held at Avon Veterans Park in Avon,  Ohio, the 9th Annual Vet Day 5K Run and 1K Mutt Strut Race offers a 5k off-road course.  The goal of this event is to raise funds to purchase a veteran service dog for at least one veteran with a donation to the local charity Wags 4 Warriors.  The Mission of WAGS 4 WARRIORS is to unite veterans whom upon returning home from war suffer with PTSD or TBI with an appropriate dog, and to provide all of the training, equipment and support for the dog to become the veterans service dog at NO COST to the veteran. The ultimate goal is for the service dog to take away the struggle the veterans face everyday.

 


 

Turkey Trot

Date: Thursday November 24, 2022
Distance: 5 Miles

 

Join thousands of pilgrims and turkeys in this Thanksgiving morning tradition and family favorite since 1982! This year marks the 41st anniversary of one of the largest Turkey Trots in the country!

 


 

Pigskin Classic

Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Distance: 5K

 

As Michigan and Ohio State prepare to face off on the football field, get out on the pavement and show your support for the team of your choice! All participants will receive either an Ohio State or Michigan themed t-shirt and a post-race party to kick off the start of the BIG GAME!

 


 

Reindeer Run

Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Distance: 5K

Get in the holiday spirit with the 22nd Annual Reindeer Run! This festive 5K begins and ends at Lakewood Park and takes participants on a flat course through the city. Registration includes a custom long-sleeve race shirt, jingle bells for your shoes, post-race refreshments, photos with Santa and Dasher and plenty of holiday spirit!