The Cleveland Half Marathon & 5k will be May 12, 2018. Registration is open! Click here to register online. You can you also register in person at Terra Running Company and pay 0 processing fee.
Registration Confirmation: You will receive an email confirmation when you register. You can also confirm your registration by clicking here (be sure to use the same email address you used when you registered).
Half Marathon registration pricing (UNTIL RACE FILLS)
September 6-15: $55
September 16-November 30: $65
December 1-February 28: $75
March 1-May 10: $79
May 11-12 $85
5k registration pricing (UNTIL RACE FILLS)
September 6-15: $25
September 16-November 30: $30
December 1-February 28: $35
March 1-May 12 $40
There will be no fee to switch races. Participants switching from the 5k to the half marathon will pay the difference to current price. No registration cost will be refunded if switching from half marathon to 5k.
All registered Half Marathon and 5k participants will receive a race shirt at packet pick up. All Half Marathon and 5k finishers will receive a finisher's medal.
Packet Pick Up
Registered participants can pick up their race packets, shirts, and bib numbers on Friday, May 11, 2018 between 11:00AM and 6:00PM, at Terra Running Company or race morning in downtown Cleveland from 6-6:30 am. The address of the courthouse is 155 N. Ocoee St, Cleveland, TN 37311. Packet pickup ends at 6:30am race morning. Please arrive by 6:30 on race day.
Due to the nature of a running race, participants are strongly discouraged from using headphones during the Cleveland Half Marathon and 5k. Dogs, bikes, skateboards, and jogging strollers are not permitted in the race.
It's not as big as the New York City Marathon, but we will be using the same timing technology. The race will be chip timed using state of the art Chronotrack chips and equipment. Results will be provided immediately after the race online, and if opted in, will be provided live through text message.
Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners of both the Half Marathon and 5k. Awards will also be given to the top three finishers, male and female, in the following age groups for the Half Marathon: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. Awards will be given to the top three finishers, male and female, in the following age groups for the 5k: 10 and under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over. Awards winners will be based on gun time.
All finishers of the 5k and the half marathon will receive an awesome finisher's medal. Learn more about the Finisher's Medals HERE.
6 aid stations will be located on the half marathon course. The Cleveland Half Marathon is proud to serve Huma energy gel and Nuun electrolyte drink as our on-course nutrition. In response to runner feedback, this year Huma Gel will be located at it's own mini aid station about .15 miles BEFORE the Chick-Fil-A aid station. The aid stations at miles 4.5, 7.9, and 12 will also have a surprise treat (last year was oranges and Chick-Fil-A waffle chips)!
Mile 2.2: water Only (also mile 2.2 of the 5k)
Mile 4.5: water and Nuun electrolyte drink
Mile 6.2: water and Nuun electrolyte drink
Mile 7.7: Huma Energy Gel
Mile 7.9: water and snack
Mile 10: water and Nuun electrolyte drink
Mile 12: water and Nuun electrolyte drink
Race Day Schedule
Saturday, May 12, 2018
6-6:30 AM: Race day packet pick up. ALL RUNNERS PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE BY 6:30 AM
7:00 AM: Half Marathon start
7:10 AM: 5k starts
7:30-10:50 AM: Post Race festival in downtown Cleveland
Course Time Limit/Cutoff
Runners must pass the greenway aid station at mile 6.2 by 1:50 (17:44/mile pace) into the race to allow for the reopening of Sunset Dr. A race sweeper will cover the course at the correct pace to meet this cutoff. If you do not reach this point by the cutoff, you will be allowed to complete the return portion of the course and receive finish line amenities, but will not receive an official time.
Commemorative Yard Sign
Our friends at Special Deliveries of Cleveland are offering a custom yard sign for finishers of the 2018 Cleveland Half Marathon! Purchase yours in-store at Terra Running Company or by contacting Special Deliveries of Cleveland.
CPQ Pics will be providing on course and finish line photos of participants. Runners will be able to download pictures at no charge thanks to the support of CPQ Pics.
If you want to use the power of running to make a difference in the life of a local girl, join SoleMates, the adult charity running program of Girls on the Run. Men and women who are running the Cleveland Half Marathon & 5k can commit to raise $150 - a FULL scholarship for a GOTR girl - and will receive awesome benefits, including SoleMates fundraising materials, a goodie bag, race day goodies, a SoleMates tech shirt, and access to the Cleveland Half Marathon VIP tent at the start of the race! For more information, contact Merica Stum, GOTR Council Director at email@example.com.
Due to the upfront nature of event costs, we have a uniform policy of no refunds or deferrals to a future year. We know that plans change and unexpected things come up, but we feel it is most fair to apply a uniform policy to all, instead of an arbitrary line of who merits a refund and who doesn't. Thank you for understanding.