Registration

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.

Registration Confirmation: You will receive and email confirmation when you register. You can also confirm your registration by clicking here.

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: $85

May 11-12 $90

 

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 until February 28, 2018. (Participants switching from the 5k to the half marathon will pay the difference to current price.) March 1 to May 12, fee to switch races will be $5 plus race registration price difference when swtiching from 5k to half marathon. 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, 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.


Safety

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.


Timing

 

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 throughout text message.


Awards

 

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: 10 & under, 11-14, 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. The 2018 medal will be unveiled soon, but check out the half pound 2017 medal for an idea of what's in store!

The 2017 Finishers Medal for all 5k and Half Marathon finishers!

The 2017 Finishers Medal for all 5k and Half Marathon finishers!

The 2017 Age Group awards for the 5k and Half Marathon

The 2017 Age Group awards for the 5k and Half Marathon


Nutrition

 

6  aid stations will be located on the half marathon course.

Mile 2.2: Water Only (also mile 2.2 of the 5k)

Mile 4.5, 6.2, 10, and 12: Water and electrolyte drink

Mile 7.9: Water and energy gel


Race Day Schedule

 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

6-6:30 AM: Race day packet pick up and registration (if cap is not reached)

7:00 AM: Half Marathon start

7:15 AM: 5k starts

7:30-10:30 AM: Post Race festival in downtown Cleveland


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.


Fundraising

 

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 merica.stum@girlsontherun.org.