Union Home mortgage Cleveland Marathon running and walking divisions

Running and walking divisions


  • USA Track and Field course certified
  • Boston Qualifier
  • 12 Water stations along course
  • University Hospitals aid station at every water station
  • Awards for 1st place in age group
  • Nuun Hydration along course

*Minimum age requirement - 16


Sunday, May 21, 2023


Marathon start (runners and walkers): 7:00 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 DRINK  at the 26.3 Mile After Party presented by Fat Head’s Brewery! (21 and over only).

start & Finish location

St. Clair Avenue Northest at Mall B

full marathon course


Full Marathon Route (Link)

Full Marathon Route (PDF)


Full Marathon Turn-by-Turns and Pace Chart

Turn-by-turns and Pace Chart




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!

Updated 59 2022 Start Finish Map 7



Water Stations


*Nuun Hydration Endurance in lemon lime will be available at each water station.
See below
for CarbBoom! Energy Gel locations

* Please note, 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.

Packet Pick-up/Expo

Packet pick-up will be 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 19, 2023
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Saturday, May 20, 2023
9:00 am to 6:00 pm


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.

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.

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:

  • 16 - 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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