BEST spots to watch

Cheer on friends and family

Great Places to Watch the Race

  1. US Bank Plaza at Playhouse Square (E. 14th and Euclid Ave)
  2. Across from West Side Market - Lorain and W. 25th (10K)
  3. Lincoln Park - Starkweather and W. 11th, Tremont
  4. Detroit Ave. Between W. 58th and 78th Street (Gordon Square Arts District)
  5. Lake Avenue and West Blvd (Edgewater)
  6. Lakewood Park (Lake Avenue and Belle in Lakewood)

Please also see our full list of Neighborhood Parties. Parties are open to the public and a great way to experience the race Cleveland style!


Neighborhood Parties

See the city.  Cheer for the runners.

Our 2017 route is meant to showcase the different neighborhoods surrounding Cleveland, all while showing support for the race participants. Each neighborhood will host parties or cheer stations that are open to the public - so please pick a party and enjoy race morning Cleveland style! Click on the neighborhood name to learn more about each area.

Tremont - Lincoln Park at Starkweather and W. 11th Street  - Block Party, Music  Mile 6.5 Runners from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Ohio City - Lorain and W. 30th - St. Ignatius Band, cheering area - Mile 6.4- Runners from 7:10 - 9:00 a.m.

Detroit Shoreway – Detroit Avenue between W. 58th and W. 78th - Gordon Park Arts District  Cheering and Music - Mile 7.6

Lakewood Park - Lakewood and Belle Avenue - Water Station, Music. Miles 14.5 and  20.25 (marathoners pass twice). Runners from 8:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Detroit Shoreway Runners from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

26.3 Mile Rock Party at the Finish Line! - Old Skool

Click on the following Neighborhood names to see a list of Tremont restaurants who are open early on race day and many are providing discounts to runners.