2021 Amenities

Participant t-shirts

This year will be dri-fit short sleeved t-shirts:

  • Com-V-Tek, lightweight 100% polyester interlock fabric with high count yarn
  • Self-material crew neck
  • 1/4 length set-in sleeve, double needle hemmed
  • Straight bottom, double needle hemmed
  • DRI-GEAR® technology

May11 Shirt Reveal Twitter




Finisher Medals

Our finisher medal designs are all NEW this year! Medals designs are by Always Advancing.

Alwaysa Vector Logos

Medal Reveal

Medal Reveal Challenge


Challenge Series Exclusive Swag

All Virtual Challenge Series participants will receive their two t-shirts, 2 medals and custom drawstring backpack.



energy gel on course

Our on-course energy gels this year will be Cleveland’s great tasting CarbBoom! Energy Gels.  26g of high performance carbs with real fruit and no artificial flavors or sweeteners.  Best Tasting – Best Performing Energy Gel!  Train with what is going to be on the course.  Flavors will include Banana-Peach, Raspberry and Vanilla.

Now thru marathon date, Cleveland Marathon runners can use coupon code CLE2021 at www.boomnutrition.com to save 20% on their training gels.”

Boom Energy Gel Logo 500X500


Sport Photo Group is here taking your photos and finisher video! Visit clevelandmarathon.com to find your photos. Photos will be online within 24 hours of the finish and all participants will be offered a Free download Finisher Certificate.



finish line engraving

Celebrate your perseverance and accomplishment with the help of Finish Line Engravers by personalizing your Finisher Medal on site in our post-race celebration area. You can choose from two options:

  • Name and chip time $20
  • Name, chip time and custom third line $25

PRE-ORDER your medal engraving in advance when you register online. On race day, visit the Finish Line Engraving tent on Public Square and simply show up with your medal. Proof of registration will be at the tent.

For questions contact:  info@FinishLineEngravers.com


Gear Check

Public Square near the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

Age Group Awards

The top male and female runners in each of the following age groups, plus overall top three in each event will receive an award via mail after the race.

Full Marathon
Half Marathon


Age Groups:

  • 14 & Under
  • 15 - 19
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 - 29
  • 30 - 34
  • 35 - 39
  • 40 - 44
  • 45 - 49
  • 50 - 54
  • 55 - 59
  • 60 - 64
  • 65 - 69
  • 70 & Over

Walking Division Awards

The top 3 overall male and female walkers in each of the following categories will receive an award.

Half Marathon

Please note: There are no overall awards for the Challenge Series, however, if you place in an individal event, you will receive an award.

Awards for all age groups will be mailed out 4-6 weeks after the race. Please email us with any questions:  info@clevelandmarathon.com


Prize Money

Due to modifications made to the Elite Program in 2021, there will be no Prize Money for the full marathon and 10K.