Union Home mortgage Cleveland Marathon running and walking divisions

Running and walking divisions


  • USA Track and Field certified
  • Boston Qualifier
  • Water stations along course
  • University Hospitals aid station at every water station
  • Powerade and Honey Stinger gels along course


Sunday, May 22, 2022


Marathon start (runners and walkers): 7:00 am

start & Finish location

W. 3rd Street and Superior Avenue, Downtown Cleveland just west of Public Square

course map, turn by turns & Pace Chart

Full Marathon Map (PDF)

Full Marathon Turn-by-Turns

Full Marathon Pace Chart


PLEASE NOTE: The elevation follows the ground so bridges will show LARGE false elevations



All participants will receive a short-sleeved moisture wikcing T-shirt in men's/women's cut, goody bag, finisher's medal, food and refreshments plus one FREE DRINK OF CHOICE at the Great Lakes Brewing Company 26.3 Mile Rock Part! Choose from Great Lakes Brewing Company beer or Truly Hard Seltzer (21 and over only).

Gear Check 

Public Square - southeast corner near Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

Water Stations


1.  W. 45th and Franklin                             Mile    1.6     

2.  W 9th and Frankfort                              Mile    3.2      

3.  *E 9th and Willard Garage                    Miles   4.2, 13.9
CarbBoom Energy Gels       

4.  *Shoreway near W. 32nd                      Miles   6.1, 12.2, 15.8, 25

5.  *Shoreway near W. 58th                       Miles   6.7, 11.6, 16.4, 24.4       

6.  *9918 Lake Ave near West Blvd            Miles   8.3, 10.0, 18.1, 22.8
CarbBoom Energy Gels  

7.  *Lake Ave and Nicholson Ave                Miles   19.6, 21.2
CarbBoom Energy Gels      


*Runners will pass by same locations multiple times
**There will be a University Hospitals first aid station at each water stop 

course time limits

Due to city limitations, please be advised that runners must keep a 7-hour pace or better to maintain open access to the marathon (and half-marathon) course. For runner safety and to adhere to street closure ordinances worked out with communities along the course route, participants who fall behind this pace who wish to finish will be required to move to the sidewalks, where available. The finish line will remain open and be staffed beyond the 7-hour mark to allow for these participants to complete their race experience.

If you are not at the 13-mile mark at W. 6th and Lakeside by 10:30am you will be forced to finish as a half  marathoner.

If you are not at West Blvd and the Shoreway at Lake Ave by 11:30am you will be asked to turn around early.

full marathon 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.


Location, Dates and Times

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


Friday, May 20, 2022
12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 21, 2022
9:00 am to 6:00 pm


--You must show valid ID in order to pick up your packet, so please be sure to bring it along. Picking up for another person is permitted. If you are picking up other participants' packets for them, you must bring a photocopy of their ID as well. Also, we accept a printed copy of your registration confirmation.

--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.

Age Group 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.

Prize Money

2022 - TBD