commit to a cause!

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The 42nd Annual Cleveland Marathon weekend of events will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, 2019. Thousands of runners and walkers will participate, many of them will support and fundraise for one of our Official Charity Partners. Our goal is to give charities the opportunity to fundraise and raise awareness through our event. We invite everyone to join us in our purpose and commit to a cause. 

Our Race It Forward Charity Progam allows organizations of all sizes and interests to raise funds in an exciting way. Our team will provide your charity with the tools and knowledge you will need to create a fundraising vehicle around the Cleveland Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 8k, 5k or 1-Mile. We are determined to make this program a positive experience for both the charities their runners & their volunteers.

All charities are welcome to apply to become a charity partner. Whether your goal is to walk or sprint across the finish line, the Cleveland Marathon is proud to have you participate.

Please click below to learn more about our charities.