BEST spots to watch

Cheer on friends and family

Great Places to Watch the Race

  1. Public Square (south end of square for start of race) Mile .3
  2. Playhouse Square - US Bank Plaza at Playhouse Square (E. 14th and Euclid Ave) Mile 1
  3. Flats - Main and Old River Road (By Beerhead and Coastal Taco Restaurants) Mile 2.8
  4. Lincoln Park - Starkweather and W. 14th, Tremont Mile 5.8
  5. By Market Garden Brewery (Parking lot) Runners on W. 25th. Mile 7.2 (full and half) Mile 4.5 (10K)
  6. Detroit Ave. Between W. 25th and 85th  Street (Gordon Square Arts District) Miles 11 & 12 Half Marathon; Miles 24 & 25 Full Marathon; Mile 5 10K
  7. Lakewood Park (Lake Avenue and Belle in Lakewood)  Mile 20.5
  8. Superior and W. 9th Mile 26

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.

Our 2018 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.

Tremont - Lincoln Park along Starkweather and W.14th - Block Party, Music  Mile 6.5 Runners from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Ohio City - Franklin - Mile 7.2- Runners from 7:10 - 9:00 a.m.

Detroit Shoreway – Detroit Avenue between W. 25th and W. 78th - Gordon Park Arts District  Cheering and Music - Runners from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 pm. Gordon Square Arts District) Miles 11 & 12 Half Marathon; Miles 24 & 25 Full Marathon; Mile 5 10K

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

Downtown - 26.3 Mile Rock Party at the Finish Line! - Faction Cleveland