This year’s Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is only a few days away! Whether you’re participating, volunteering, or just cheering someone on, there is important information you should know before this weekend.
Friday May 18th marks the official start of the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Weekend.
While the races won’t begin until Saturday, a special Health and Fitness Expo will be hosted at the Huntington Convention Center on Friday, from 12-7 PM.
The event is free and open to the public. Here, contestants can pick up their necessary materials; and if you’re interested in joining the race, last minute registration will be available as well.
For those interested in watching any of the races, their schedule is as follows:
5K-8K: 8 AM
One Mile: 10 AM
Kids Run: 11 AM
Starting Location: Public Square
Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10K: 7 AM
Starting Location: Ontario St, @ Quicken Loans Arena
Finish Line: Superior Avenue and W. 3rd Street
Youth Marathon: 12 PM
Starting Location: Detroit Ave and W. 32nd
During these times, streets will be closed to traffic.
Below, you can find which roads will be closed, along with when they will be closing, and what times they will reopen.
*Times are estimates and subject to change on race days.
Can’t make it to the race? Just download the official live tracking app! https://live.sporthive.com/event/4369 All you need is the racer’s #, and you can see in real time how they’re performing!
After the race, join the festivities at the 26.3 Mile Rock Party, hosted in Public Square!
If you have any questions, want to join the race, or wish to volunteer, you can go to https://www.clevelandmarathon.com/