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Mesfun declared winner May 22, 2018 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon officials certified Daniel Mesfun as the men’s winner of the 41st Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Mesfun, of Eritrea, finished the race on Sunday with a time of 2:16:32. Read More Sarah Horbol Wins Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon May 20, 2018 There was no disputing 31-year-old Sarah Horbol’s breakthrough performance in the 2018 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon.

“I have never gotten to run through the tape before, and doing it in my hometown was special,” Horbol said.

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New 5K/8K presenting sponsor May 04, 2018 EnvisionRxOptions, a subsidiary of Rite Aid, has joined the 41st Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as the Presenting Sponsor for the 5K and 8K races being run on Saturday, May 19.

EnvisionRxOptions is a national pharmacy services and healthcare company headquartered in greater Cleveland. With most of its 1,500+ employees located in the Cleveland area, EnvisionRxOptions will join the many sponsors and supporters of the 41st annual race weekend.
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GNC joins Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as Pace Team sponsor May 01, 2018 GNC Holdings, Inc., a leading health and nutrition retailer, has joined the 41st Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as the official Pace Team sponsor.

“GNC shares our message of living an active, healthy lifestyle, and we welcome them with open arms,” said Ralph Staph, race director for the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. “They will bring energy and inspiration to all our runners and walkers on race day as they push toward the finish line.”
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WOW air joins Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as official airliner April 27, 2018 The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon welcomes WOW air, a low-fare, long-haul airline based in Iceland, as the official and exclusive airline of the 41st Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon.

WOW air is launching 4 times weekly nonstop flights on May 4 from Cleveland Hopkins on to Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF) with continuing connections to Continental Europe.
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CLEVELAND 19 NEWS TO BROADCAST RITE AID CLEVELAND MARATHON April 10, 2018 One of Northeast Ohio’s premiere sporting events, the 41st Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, is returning to live television.

WOIO Channel 19 and WUAB Channel 43 are partnering with Cleveland Marathon, Inc. to broadcast the race weekend events of Sunday, May 20, which include the signature marathon race, as well as the half-marathon and 10k.
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Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon sets One-Mile Run course January 25, 2018 The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon has set the course for a new one-mile race to be run in and around Public Square at noon on Saturday, May 19, the day before the marathon, half-marathon and 10k races. Read More Momentous Year Continues with Honors for Jack Staph March 28, 2017 One of the pioneers in race organization with more than 40 years of service, dedication and vision, Jack Staph, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon executive race director, has been selected to the Running USA Hall of Champions. Read More Runner Helps Celebrate 40 Years March 13, 2017 On May 21, participants, volunteers and spectators will celebrate the 40th running of the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. If all goes well, it will also mark the 40th consecutive day that Tony Sigmund puts rubber to the pavement on the course that winds throughout Cleveland. Read More University Hospitals Renews Partnership for 2017 February 16, 2017 After a successful first year of partnership in 2016, University Hospitals (UH) Sports Medicine will return as the official health care provider for the 40th running of the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Read More