Rite Aid Cleveland 10K Running and Walking Divisions

10k running and walking division

The Rite Aid Cleveland 10K, like the other races features a relatively fast and flat course, great volunteer support 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 route is USATF certified.

Date

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Time

10K Start (runners and walkers) 7:00 am

start location

Ontario St. just south of Huron Road next to the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (formerly known as Quicken Loans Arena)

Suggested arrival is 6:00am

The Start Line Map is helpful to runners and spectators, providing a chance to learn the area so you can easily navigate on race day.

*Please note - GEAR CHECK TENT IS ON PUBLIC SQUARE BY SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MONUMENT.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD/PRINT MAP

 

finish location

Superior Ave. and W. 3rd Street west of Public Square

Post-Race Party

Once you leave the runner service area upon finishing, you may join our post-race party on Public Square. The celebration area features a beer garden, music, food and more!

course map & elevation

VIEW, DOWNLOAD or PRINT PDF 10K MAP

VIEW, DOWNLOAD OR PRINT PDF 10K TURN-BY-TURNS

 

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10k elevation

Benefits

All 10K runners and walkers will receive a technical short-sleeved tech T-shirt, goody bag, virtual race bag, finisher's medal, food and refreshments at the finish line and a free Great Lakes Brewing Co. beer (21 and over only).

 

Water Stations

Water/Aid Stations along the 10K Course on Sunday, May 19

1. St. Clair and E. 13th Street, Cleveland - 1.7 miles

2. 1295 Old River Road, Cleveland - 3.4 miles

3. Detroit Avenue at W. 28th Street, Cleveland - 5.2 miles

* Please note, there will be a University Hospitals first aid station at each water stop 

Gear Check

Gear Check Information

10K Prize Money

 Prize Money Information

Age Group Awards (Running Division)

The top 3 male and female finishers in each age group will receive an award that will be mailed out after the event.

Awards to the top 3 male & female in each age group:

  • 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 & Over

 

Awards (Walking Division)

The overall top five male and female finishers will receive an award that will be mailed out after the event.

 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 10K running division.

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.

 


10K Course Time Limits

The Rite Aid Cleveland 10K route is secured by City officials who are obligated to maintain traffic flow and re-open street closures within a reasonable and set time frame on race day.

The 10K course will be open for 2.5 hours. All 10K participants, both runners and walkers, must be at various checkpoints along the route in order to maintain the proper pace to ensure completing within the 2.5-hour time frame. Please note: Time based on clock time.

 

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