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Introducing Dash Across the Land July 02, 2020 UH Sports Medicine is proud to support more than 50 Northeast Ohio high schools and colleges – all that are working hard to help student-athletes return to play safely. Your support will help UH Sports Medicine provide schools with the appropriate supplies to keep athletes healthy and safe during the 2020 – 2021 school year.
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Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Goes Virtual Due to COVID-19 March 25, 2020 Cleveland, OH – March 25, 2020 – The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon announced today that the 2020 marathon and related events scheduled for May 16-17 have been converted to a Virtual Event due to the COVID-19 epidemic. As alternatives, runners may participate in the Virtual Event or defer their participation to the 2021 or 2022 race. Read More Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Update Regarding COVID-19 (1) March 16, 2020 As news and events regarding COVID-19 evolve rapidly locally and around the world, we continue to regularly monitor and assess the situation closely with our partners at University Hospitals and city and state officials.

We know how hard our runners work to prepare for this event each year, and we understand your frustration during this uncertain time. Much of this situation is out of our control, but we will always act to protect the health and safety of our participants and the community, which is our number one priority. We thank all of our runners, partners and sponsors for their patience.

We will be sure to continue to share updates through our website, direct outreach and social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And, you can always reach us at
info@clevelandmarathon.com with any questions.
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Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Continues to Monitor COVID-19 March 12, 2020 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Continues to Monitor COVID-19

In light of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's indefinite ban on mass gatherings in the state and in the best interest of our runners and participants, we continue to assess the situation closely with our partners at University Hospitals and city and state health officials.
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Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Update Regarding COVID-19 March 11, 2020 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Update Regarding COVID-19
The health and safety of our runners and the community is our top priority. As such, we are working closely with our partners at University Hospitals and city and state health officials and regularly monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. As of now, the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon and related events are on as scheduled. We will continue to assess the situation and provide any updates through our website, direct outreach and social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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2020 Registration Launch and Race Updates July 31, 2019 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Announces Registration Date, New Features for 2020

CLEVELAND (July 31, 2019) – The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon announced today its registration date and new features for the 43rd running of Cleveland’s premier race, which will take place May 16-17, 2020, in downtown Cleveland. More than 50,000 runners, volunteers and spectators are expected to participate in activities throughout race weekend.

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Kenyans finish first in 42nd Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon May 19, 2019 Westlake’s Sarah Horbol finishes second in bid to repeat; Lakewood native Ken Sullivan wins men’s half-marathon for third straight year

CLEVELAND (May 19, 2019) – Kenyan Edwin Kamaiyo, 33, made his American racing debut by overtaking two-time champion Philemon Terrer near the 24-mile mark and holding on for victory in the 42nd annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. His winning time was 2:22:02.
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Merit Dental joins Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as Silver Sponsor May 03, 2019 Merit Dental, a local general dentist with five practice locations in Greater Cleveland, joined the 42nd Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as a silver sponsor. Read More Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon announces partnership with Adrenaline Monkey April 17, 2019 CLEVELAND (April 17, 2019) – The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon added Adrenaline Monkey, an indoor adventure and fitness center in Warrensville Heights, as a sponsor of the 2019 Kids’ Run on Saturday, May 18. Read More WKYC Channel 3 set to broadcast 2019 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon October 16, 2018 WKYC Channel 3 has partnered with Cleveland Marathon, Inc. to broadcast the race weekend events of the 42nd Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon on Sunday, May 19, which include the 10k, half-marathon and signature marathon race. Read More
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