Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce Named as Presenting Sponsor of 5k at Cleveland Half Marathon

Cleveland, TN, January 9, 2019– Terra Running Company is excited to announce that Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, under the brand “Visit Cleveland TN” will be the title sponsor of the 5k at the Cleveland Half Marathon and 5k on May 11, 2019.

              “We are honored to partner with the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce on this great local event,” said David Durkin, race director of the Cleveland Half Marathon & 5k and owner of Terra Running Company. “The Chamber works all year long to promote business and tourism in Cleveland, making them the perfect partners for this event.”

The Cleveland Half Marathon and 5k Sponsored by Visit Cleveland, TN will be held on May 11 2019, in Cleveland, TN. The race is in its third year and has grown in participation each year. The 13.1 mile and 3.1 mile races start and finish at the Bradley County Courthouse, with routes that take participants on a scenic tour of all of the best parts of Cleveland. Interested participants and volunteers can find more info at

 “We are excited and happy to be a partner in producing the Cleveland Half Marathon and 5k,” said Melissa Woody, vice president for Tourism Development at the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. “This race is important to our community on many levels. It is a well-run, quality event that attracts visitors to our community which contributes to the local economy, offers a positive, close-up look at our beautiful city, and promotes a sense of pride and place for local runners and residents.”

The 2019 Cleveland Half Marathon & 5k has been named the Road Runners Club of America Southern Region Half Marathon Championship. In 2018, Cleveland, TN was given the distinction of a “Runner Friendly Community” by the Road Runners Club of America. 

This year, the 5k distance will also host the Girls on the Run of Southeast Tennessee Celebration 5k. Girls on the Run is a national after-school program for girls ages 3rd-5th grade designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength and train with coaches for a 5k.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Brittany Durkin at 423.790.7901 or email at