10k running and walking divisions

The 10K, like the other races features a relatively fast and flat course and a scenic view of downtown Cleveland and some of its most beautiful suburbs. The course has been designed for our athletes to enjoy views of Lake Erie and many other Cleveland highlights. The 10K is part of the Challenge Series, creating additional levels for participants to choose from.


  • USA Track and Field course certified
  • 3 water stations along course
  • University Hospitals aid station at every water station


Saturday, May 18, 2024


10K start (runners and walkers): 7:30 am


All participants will receive a short-sleeved participant T-shirt in men's/women's cut, goody bag, finisher's medal, food and refreshments plus one FREE BEER at the 26.3 Mile After Party presented by Fat Head’s Brewery! (21 and over only).

start and finish location

St. Clair Avenue Northest at Mall B

10K Course Map

10K Course Map (PDF)

10K Course Link


  • GPS measurements are not reflecting the accurate distances. All routes will be certified to the exact distance you will be running/walking.
  • The elevation follows the ground so bridges will show LARGE false elevations.
  • May be subject to minor changes (construction, etc)

10k Turn-by-Turns and Pace Chart

Turn-by-turns and Pace Chart

10K Elevation

10K Elevation

Water Stations

*Nuun Hydration Endurance in lemon lime will be available at Stop B.

*There will be a University Hospitals first aid station at each water stop




course time limits

All 10K participants are expected to maintain a 16 min/mile pace.

post race amenities and after party

Participants: Once you exit the runner services finish corral, you will enter Mall B and find Finish Line Engravers, charity village, gear check, challenge medal pick-up, the PR Bell with photobooth, Department of Water buggy, official merchandise sales, beer garden and more!

PDF Map to View/Print


2024 Start Finish Mappdf Final (1)


Packet Pick-up/Expo

Packet pick-up will be at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. The Cleveland Marathon Health and Fitness Expo presented by University Hospitals is a free two-day event open to the public where participants will need to pick up their bibs and other race items. The expo features race information, sponsors, screenings, apparel and other vendors, plus much more! is open to the public and FREE, so be sure to invite friends and family to attend.

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Hall A, 300 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44114


Friday, May 17, 2024
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Important Update: In 2024, you have the flexibility to pick up your race bib on race morning for an extra $20, a convenient add-on available during the registration process.


Please have your Race Roster confirmation page including QR code ready via phone or print-out (see image below). Can't find your confirmation email? You can access the confirmation page by logging into your Race Roster dashboard and clicking on your "Confirmation number" link at the top - see below.

Picking up for another person is permitted, however you must bring a copy of their Race Roster confirmation as well.

Expo Instructions1

Expo Instructions2

 PLEASE NOTE: There are no preassigned bib numbers. When you arrive at the Expo, go to the packet pick-up area and find your race distance (marathon, 10K, etc).  When you check in, you will be assigned and receive your bib.  Shirts will be in the same area as bibs.

You may pick up for someone else but should have either their confirmation QR code or valid ID.

OVERALL AND AGE GROUP Awards (Running Division)

1) The top 3 male, female, and non-binary OVERALL FINISHERS will receive an award that will be mailed out after the event.

2) The first place male and female finisher in each AGE GROUP will receive an award that will be mailed out after the event.

-Age Groups:

  • 14 & Under
  • 15 - 19
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60 - 64
  • 65 - 69
  • 70 - 74
  • 75 - 79
  • 80 - 84
  • 85+

Awards (Walking Division)

1) The top three male and female OVERALL FINISHERS in the 10K Walking Division will receive an award that will be mailed out after the event.

 In order to compete in the walking division, you will be expected to walk the entire distance; completion of the course is on the honor system.

If you win an award and did not walk the entire route, you will be expected to inform the race officials in order to move you into the 10K Running Division.