THE 2020 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 29, 2020
Distance: 5K
The Chili Bowl Classic is the first race of the 2020 Road Race Series! 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, NEW Finisher Medal, and post-race refreshments including hot, delicious chili made by Cleveland’s firefighters and policemen!



Moms Rock

Date: Sunday, July 19, 2020
Distance: 5K

We all know that Moms Rock… so make plans to celebrate MOM with a perfect 5K run/walk through Crocker Park. It’s all happening Sunday, July 19, 2020 starting at 8:30 am.  Registration includes a race T-shirt for all participants, age group awards, a special gift to the top 3 moms and more.  Whether you’re a mom, grandmother, sister, aunt, dad, son, brother, uncle, cousin or friend, it’s time to celebrate those special women in your life! Learn more at




Will Run For Tacos

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020
Distance: 5K
Who doesn’t love a little walk, jog, or run and TACOS?!! Run fast or run slow. It doesn’t matter. 

The race will be chip timed so be ready to walk or run. Along with a fun race t-shirt, there will be unique finisher medals for all race participants and special awards for our top 5 female and male finishers. 



Greater Cleveland Sports Commission 10K

Date: Friday, October 2, 2020
Distance: 10K

Race the sunset along Cleveland’s scenic shore of Lake Erie in the Sunset Sprint 5K/10K presented by the Illuminating Company at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park. Sunset Sprint 5K/10K course runs entirely along the all-purpose trail at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park and beach. Enjoy this unique opportunity to race or walk at sunset while celebrating Cleveland’s fitness and outdoor lifestyle culture.




Pigskin Classic

Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Distance: 5K
We know the Big Ten’s not playing this year, but we plan on running! Stay tuned for more details. 



Reindeer Run

Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Distance: 5K
Get in the holiday spirit with the 21st 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!