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Two Free Kick-Off Runs Hosted by Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

December 01, 2016

CLEVELAND (December 1, 2016) – The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon is ushering in 2017 with two Kick-Off Runs to help runners get a jump on their training for the 40th Annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon which will take place on May 20 and 21, 2017. The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon Kick-Off Runs will begin at two of the Fleet Feet Sports locations; one on the east side and one on the west side of Cleveland (Pepper Pike and Westlake).

The Kick-Off Runs will be Hosted by the Cleveland Marathon, Fleet Feet Sports, the race's Official Training Partner, as well as Brooks. The 4 mile runs will begin and finish at the corresponding Fleet Feet Sports store locations. There will be refreshments post-race as well as information provided for the Fleet Feet Official Marathon and Half Marathon Training Programs.

Details for the Kick-Off Runs are as follows:

Saturday, January 7th From 9:30am – 11:30am
Fleet Feet Pepper Pike; 30679 Pinetree Rd, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124

Saturday, January 14th From 9:30am – 11:30am
Fleet Feet Westlake; 26149 Detroit Rd., Westlake, Ohio 44145

Runners are required to RSVP to reserve a spot for the Kick-Off Runs as space is limited. Please RSVP here. Just a reminder, this RSVP does not enter you into the race on May 21, 2017. If you are not registered, you may at:

For additional information regarding the Kick-Off Runs and the Fleet Feet Sports Official Training Programs, please visit the website.