union home mortgage Cleveland 5K

5k Event

The Union Home Mortgage Cleveland 5K is a great chance for walkers or runners to join the events of race weekend or to stretch your legs the day before the big race! It's also a fun opportunity for families to run or walk together and get a tour of the city on foot! The 5K is now part of the Challenge Series, creating additional levels for participants to choose from.

Date

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Time

5K start: 7:30 am

Start and Finish Location

W. 3rd Street and Superior Avenue (just west of Public Square)

 

Course Map

Course Map and Turn-by-Turns (PDF)

Course Link

Benefits

All 5K participants will receive a short-sleeved men's/women's cut T-shirt, goody bag, finisher's medal, food and refreshments at the finish line, and one free Great Lakes Brewing Company beer (21 and over only).

5k Packet Pick-up/expo

Packet pick-up will be in-person at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. The Union Home Mortgage 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.

Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Huntington Convention Center OR onsite on Saturday, October 23 before the start of the race.

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

Dates/Times:

Friday, October 22, 2021
12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The 5K alternative Packet Pick-up is on race morning on site at the Registration Tent @ Public Square beginning at 5:30 a.m.

Challenge Series - please note:  We will only have your race bib for your Saturday event available if you pick up on race day (Saturday). You will need to pick up your other items at the Health and Fitness Expo after your race. The expo will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

PLEASE NOTE: New this year, there are no preassigned bib numbers so no need to worry before going to the Health and Fitness Expo. 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.  Please have your Race Roster confirmation or ID ready.  If you are picking up for another person, please have their Race Roster confirmation or ID ready and go to the area with their race distance. Please note: Shirts will be in the same area as bibs.

Awards (Running Division)

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

2) The top 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 & Over

Awards (Walking Division)

1) The top three male and female OVERALL FINISHERS in the Marathon 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 Marathon Running Division.

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