BEST spots to watch

Cheer on friends and family

Great Places to Watch the Race on Sunday, May 16:

  1. Public Square (south end of square for start of race) Mile .3 - Full Marathon, Half Marathon
  2. Playhouse Square - US Bank Plaza at Playhouse Square (E. 14th and Euclid Ave) Mile 1 - Full Marathon, Half Marathon
  3. Flats - Main and Old River Road (By Beerhead and Coastal Taco Restaurants) Mile 2.8 - Full Marathon, Half Marathon
  4. Lincoln Park - Starkweather and W. 14th, Tremont Mile 5.8 - Full and Half Marathon
  5. Market Square Park - W. 25th and Lorain. Mile 9 (full and half)
  6. Detroit Ave. Between W. 25th and 85th  Street (Gordon Square Arts District) Miles 11 & 12 Half Marathon; Miles 24 & 25 Full Marathon
  7. Lakewood Park (Lake Avenue and Belle in Lakewood)  Mile 20.5 - Full Marathon Only
  8. Wild Flour Bakery at 20111 Lake Road Mile 18.5  - Full Marathon Only
  9. Superior and W. 9th Mile 26
  10. Superior Avenue at Public Square - Finish area

Please also see our full list of Neighborhood Parties. Parties are open to the public and a great way to experience the race Cleveland style!


Neighborhood Parties

See the city.  Cheer for the runners.

Sunday, May 16. Our route is meant to showcase the different neighborhoods surrounding Cleveland, all while showing support for the race participants. Each neighborhood will host parties or cheer stations that are open to the public - so please pick a party and enjoy race morning Cleveland style! Click on the neighborhood name to learn more about each area.

Downtown - US Bank Plaza Cheer Station on Euclid Avenue and E. 14th Street (Playhouse Square District) - Cheer Party Mile 1. Runners from 6:45 a.m - 8:00 a.m.

The Flats  - Cheer Station and Music - Old River Road and W. 11th Street by Beerhead Bar and Eatery - Mile 3. Runners from 6:50 - 7:30 a.m.

Tremont - Lincoln Park along Starkweather and W.14th - Block Party, Music  Mile 7.  Runners from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Tremont - APL - Doggie Cheer Station. Lincoln Park at W. 14th and Kenilworth. Mile 7. Runners from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Ohio City - Market Square Park Cheer Station at W. 25th and Lorain - Mile 9- Runners from 7:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Detroit Shoreway – Detroit Avenue and W. 65th - Gordon Park Arts District Cheering and Music - Runners from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 pm. Gordon Square Arts District) Miles 11 Half Marathon; Miles 24 Full Marathon

Lakewood Park - Lakewood and Belle Avenue - Cheer Station and Music. Miles 14.5 and  20.25 (marathoners pass twice). Runners from 8:00 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Rocky River - Cheer Party at Wild Flour Bakery. 20111 Lake Rd, Rocky River - Mile 18.5. Runners from 7:45 - 12:30 pm

Downtown - 26.3 Mile Rock Party at the Finish Line!   Public Square