Cleveland Marathon Kids' Run presented by University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's

Kids' Run

Uh New Rainbow Babies Children Cmyk

Get your running shoes ready, kids! The Cleveland Marathon Kids' Run presented by Rainbow Babies and Children's is back! On May 20th, kids 12 and under will have the chance to run through the iconic marathon finish line and earn their very own finisher medal. After all that hard work, they can refuel with refreshing snacks and drinks. So, gather the family and get ready for a fun-filled day of running, laughing, and creating unforgettable memories!

The distances for each age group are as follows:

  • 2 & under - (50 yards)
  • 3 - 6 year olds (50 - 100 yards)
  • 7 - 8 year olds (1/4 mile)
  • 9 - 12 year olds (1/2 mile)

Kids of all ages will be winners when they participate in this fun event for the entire family that helps promote health and fitness at an early age. We can't wait to see you at the starting line!


Saturday, May 20, 2023


Kids' Run start: 11:00 am


St. Clair Avenue Northest near Mall B

bib pick-up

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


Friday, May 19, 2023
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm


All participants will receive a finisher's medal, custom cookie and refreshments.

A huge thanks to the Cleveland Road Runners Club for assisting with the Kid's Run this year - we couldn't do it without you!