Interesting Facts 

fun facts about the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

  • Event is one of the 50 oldest marathons in the country
  • Number of years for Cleveland Marathon: 40
  • Number of running shoes expected to pound the streets of Cleveland on May 21: 30,000 + fans and volunteers
  • Number of 12 oz. water bottles used on race day: 21,000
  • Average mile time for the marathon winner: 5 minutes, 36 seconds per mile
  • Number of 5 oz. cups used on the course throughout race: 165,000
  • Number of bananas expected to be eaten by runners: 17,500
  • Gallons of PowerAde used on course during race: 3,230
  • Number of cookies expected to be eaten by runners: 14,400
  • Number of portable restrooms throughout the course: 138
  • Number of people over 65-years-old to finish the full 26.2 mile marathon in 2016: 26
  • Oldest male runner in 2016 was 85 and oldest female runner was 82
  • Youngest male runner in 2016 was 13 and youngest female runner was 10 (marathon only)

 

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